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Phine Designs is proud to feature Madico's Nano Ceramics Film for use in window tinting in Crystal City.  We have built our reputation by doing great work with the best products, and this is no exception.  Madico's Nano Ceramics Film is a great product for window tinting and will help your vehicle and driving experience in a variety of ways.  

Where the usual ceramic film has metallic flecks in it that can hurt your devices' ability to send and receive a signal, the Nano Ceramics use far less metals but still block all of the harmful UV rays that you are trying to keep out of your car.  

Introducing Black Pearl® Nano-Ceramic, Madico’s newest automotive film for the most comfortable drive possible.
Black Pearl NC’s advanced ceramic technology offers significant heat reduction by rejecting up to 87% of infrared rays. It blocks more than 99% of UV rays, protecting passengers and interiors from overexposure. The multiple shades available help to minimize annoying glare.
Black Pearl Nano-Ceramic Features:

Rich, black color
1.5 mil premium automotive film product
Lifetime warranty
Metal-free construction won’t affect wireless or satellite connections
Available in a wide range of shades to accommodate any driver’s preference
Helps keep shattered glass together in the event of an accident

Phine Designs is the home of the one piece installation. With over thirty years experience, we guaranty all our work and guaranty the best job and the best price. We offer a full line of Madico window films. Everything from light charcoal to dark, In metalized and non metalized. All backed with a lifetime warranty. We also carry colors and chrome for the more custom rides. Phine designs also custom cuts graphics into the tint for the mild to a wild ride.

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We also offer residential, commercial, and marine tinting. All backed by Madico's lifetime warranty on residential and marine and ten-year warranty on commercial tints. Whether it's your home, boat, car, or truck, we got you covered.

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Madico's Charcool auto tint combines classic looks with contemporary functionality to deliver everything you need in an auto film- along with added benefits. Charcool is a cutting edge extruded film that never changes color.  

  • -State of the art extruded film
  • -Improves comfort due to maximum heat and glare rejection
  • -Reduces fading of vehicle's interior
  • -Improves personal safety by blocking 99% of UV rays  
  • -Non-metal construction eliminates signal interference  
  • -Helps hold shattered glass together in the event of an accident    

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Onyx films offer exceptional heat rejection and increased passenger privacy while reducing dangerous glare.  In addition to a cooler, more comfortable ride, Onyx provides a high level of fade resistance to help keep your interior looking new for years to come.  Onyx is a high-performance film designed for high heat rejection.  

  • -High performance metalized film
  • -Helps hold shattered glass together in the event of an accident  
  • -Improves comfort due to maximum heat and glare reduction  
  • -Reduces fading of vehicle's interior  
  • -Improves personal safety by blocking 99% of UV rays

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Are you looking for better fuel economy and more miles to the gallon, or a couple more hp out of your engine, or a faster start, or better performance from your Exhaust or Air Intake?  Crystal City Performance Parts from Phine Designs will get you moving faster and save you gas money!

We offer a full line of plug in performance and bolt on horsepower products that we install for you at a reasonable, competitive price.  Our products include:

Power Programmers from Max Energy, Evolution, EvoHT and Insight

Holley Carburetors

MSD Ignition Parts

Airaid Filters and Spacers

Green Filters

K&N Filters

We also carry Exhaust products, including Cat-Back Systems, Mufflers and Polished Stainless Exhaust Tips from the top providers in the industry. Our featured Exhaust System is from MagnaFlow Performance Exhaust and we install every system that we sell.  Using an Exhaust System gives your vehicle the room to increase Torque and Horsepower by helping to push exhaust quickly.

We also help on the other end with Air Intake products.  We have Cold Air Intake Systems and Performance Filters from all of the biggest manufacturers like K&M, Green and AEM.  We also install all parts to make it a hassle-free experience for you.  We sell Intake Systems including “MIT” Modular Intake Tubes, Airaid Filters and Throttle Body Spacers to help get your engine sucking cold air in no time.

So call us at 636-931-2110 for an appointment and see for yourself how we can make your car the car of your dreams.  Fix your Performance, Exhaust and Air Intake issues today and get the performance you deserve from your vehicle at Phine Designs in Crystal City.

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Automotive window tint is a great choice for style and security for vehicle owners all across the country. Before you make your final choice about what window tint you want to install, consider the window tint laws from the Department of Motor Vehicles in your home state.

Noncompliance with state law for window tinting is sufficient cause for a traffic stop, and can result in a non-moving traffic violation. At Phine Designs, we want every customer to be safe and legal on the road. We are here to give you all the facts you need to make the best choices for Automotive Window Tint in the state of Missouri.

How dark can window tint be in Missouri?

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.
  • Front Side Windows: Must allow in more than 35% of light.
  • Back Side Windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

How reflective can window tint be in Missouri?

  • Front Side Windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.
  • Back Side Windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Other Missouri Window Tint Regulations:

  • Restricted Colors: No colors of window tint are explicitly banned.
  • Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required if the back window is tinted.
  • Certificate Requirements: Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.
  • Sticker Requirements: No sticker is required to identify legal tinting.
  • Medical Exemption: State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details on specific terms of the exemption, consult the state law.

These recommendations are specific to the laws and regulations in the state of Missouri. For automotive window tint laws for other states, visit www.tintlaws.com.

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Window tinting typically refers to a process in which a transparent sheet of film is applied to the inside of a vehicle's windows. The main purpose of this process is to reduce the amount of heat and radiation from the sun that reaches the interior of the vehicle, but many folks just tint their windows because they think it looks cool. The thickness of the film and the material from which it is made can vary, and different states have different restrictions regarding the darkness of the film that may be used.

One of the main practical benefits of window tinting is the ability to prevent fading and damage to car's interior from ultraviolet light exposure. Tinting can also help to keep the interior of a vehicle cool as well as reduce the glare produced by the headlights of other vehicles. In addition, deep tinting can enhance security and privacy as others cannot see what is in a vehicle as easily. Not only is it more difficult to see possessions inside a vehicle, but tinting also makes it easier to conceal occupants inside a vehicle. This is why window tinting is used commonly in limousines. However, if it is too dark, tinting can be dangerous when driving at night because it may reduce visible light transmission through vehicle windows. Because of safety concerns, the darkness of tinting on front windows, as opposed to tinting on back windows, is subject to regulation by state, and each state mandates its own restrictions regarding the matter.

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Window tinting in Crystal City should always be done by professionals.  You can really mess up laying out your own film and your vehicle's appearance and performance will suffer as a result.  Letting professionals do the job may cost a bit more, but it's less expensive than doing it wrong and paying for it twice.  Tinting your windows with an aftermarket product is a great way to increase the value of the car and how much enjoyment you get out of it.

Why people tint vehicle windows

Aftermarket window tinting serves a lot of purposes.  It provides privacy for drivers that don't want to be seen on the roadways.  You can know that people aren't looking at you and examining your car for valuables that they can steal.  Your privacy will be increased with a good window tint.

UV protection is the second reason.  The interior of a vehicle will last much longer with window tinting because of the reduction in UV rays.  Leather and fabric interiors last far longer without the sun beating down on them.

A third reason is heat reduction.  You can cut up to 70% of the heat in your car with a good window tinting.  In a hot St. Louis summer that can make all the difference between a stifling hot car and a comfortable ride.

In an accident, the fourth reason is that the adhesive of the tint helps keep the glass together.  Fewer shards of sharp glass flying around are always safer.

 

Why You Should Care About Window Tinting

Tinting windows may or may not help with the resale of a vehicle. It depends on if the tint was done early enough in the ownership of the car to protect the interior, which is a primary consideration for someone looking to purchase a used vehicle. It also depends on if the tint is legal in the state that the purchaser lives in. Another consideration was the method used to tint the windows. If a DIY tint has lots of bubbles or looks shoddy, it’s not going to be perceived as an asset. Lastly, it comes down to personal preference of the buyer. While the current owner of the vehicle might have loved the aftermarket tint, a prospective buyer might not. It is important to note that neither Kelley Blue Book or Edmunds list window tint in their estimates of car sale values.

Let Phine Designs tint your windows today.  The professional staff and great service will make you a customer for life.  Call us today at 636-931-2100 or visit www.phinedesigns.com today to learn more about our services.

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