VICOM fail my window tint test :(

hmsweethm

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As the header says. jin sian.
but I see so many cars with windows more tinted than mine how come no issues?
yesterday went to remove the solar films but back passenger side window still very tinted. Came originally like that.
Workshop boss say no film is ok, will pass. I doubt leh... he say is true?
Will go back VICOM Monday to retest... jin sian :(
Just tell the tester there’s no film. How can fail.
Last time I take out my front film and their light meter still show failed.
i question them got calibrate their meter anot, no film how can be still Low.
They jjww discussing and then let me pass...
 

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honestly our window tint laws are way too strict

there are a lot of cars that AD won't let you spec the factory privacy glass option because will fail inspection

perhaps lta should rethink the tinting criteria
 

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honestly our window tint laws are way too strict

there are a lot of cars that AD won't let you spec the factory privacy glass option because will fail inspection

perhaps lta should rethink the tinting criteria
Why would LTA wanna rethink or re-work something that has been working for them? If they do, it's always for the worse change, not better. They might come out with tinting not needed as SG is not hot and sheltered parking available mostly.
 

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Why would LTA wanna rethink or re-work something that has been working for them? If they do, it's always for the worse change, not better. They might come out with tinting not needed as SG is not hot and sheltered parking available mostly.
bro dun give them ideas... :(
 

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Thanks for all the replies again.
Re-tested and passed leow. They just wind down the window check if film still there. never even use meter to recheck.

1 thing to share.
When I was back there for a retest, the queue is quite long. thinking just to test the window only and it is the last station, maybe no need to queue. called the hotline and the operator say can just go behind get the tech to check will do. so I did what was told.
knn... the tech insist must queue even when i told him "I called control they say can come behind direct". tech still insist me to queue and go through the whole cycle.
Called the hotline again and the useless "headquarters" person now say they bo bian must follow instruction from the location people. nah beh i left the queue now need to queue again...
lan lan bo bian go back out to re-queue for re-test... sibeh cute right? lol!!

it is at VICOM Yishun.
And this re-test no need to pay another time.
 

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I see new vw arteon dark like fug until can’t see the person inside
Seems like default one.
it will be interesting to see if it passes inspection too
 

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Just tell the tester there’s no film. How can fail.
Last time I take out my front film and their light meter still show failed.
i question them got calibrate their meter anot, no film how can be still Low.
They jjww discussing and then let me pass...
Did you pursuit further?
 

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Thanks for all the replies again.
Re-tested and passed leow. They just wind down the window check if film still there. never even use meter to recheck.

1 thing to share.
When I was back there for a retest, the queue is quite long. thinking just to test the window only and it is the last station, maybe no need to queue. called the hotline and the operator say can just go behind get the tech to check will do. so I did what was told.
knn... the tech insist must queue even when i told him "I called control they say can come behind direct". tech still insist me to queue and go through the whole cycle.
Called the hotline again and the useless "headquarters" person now say they bo bian must follow instruction from the location people. nah beh i left the queue now need to queue again...
lan lan bo bian go back out to re-queue for re-test... sibeh cute right? lol!!

it is at VICOM Yishun.
And this re-test no need to pay another time.
Yeah, need to Q up like others. No special lane for retest cases. Mine was failed headlamps and rear car plate lamp.
The inspector came to my car, walk round less than 1min. Cannot leave the Q, need to follow thru the test stations though no further other tests needed. knn!!
 

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I see new vw arteon dark like fug until can’t see the person inside
Seems like default one.
it will be interesting to see if it passes inspection too
Well, there are hidden channels around to get it passed though. Just know the correct person and pay only. lolz
 

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I see new vw arteon dark like fug until can’t see the person inside
Seems like default one.
it will be interesting to see if it passes inspection too

If it is from factory already darken, it will be noted in their record de.
 

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Mine old car and this one, forever fail headlamps, but it's stock, so I don't understand, but although signboard says fail, they pass me.

Previous inspection tell me my carplate fail... I ask them, then how issit all the while pass, only this time fail... they also swapped status to 'pass' and print the cert. Seriously...
 
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