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ricebike
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Message Posted: May 26, 2010 8:40:07 AM

it does help reduce the inside temps

also keeps your interior from sun-fade/ dash cracking...

if you have a leather interior, highly recommended

i got the silver,foil-type one
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 11:49:12 AM

curious what do the car washes use? it looks to be water based... and neighbor had this done recently
billycar
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 11:24:19 PM

Yes
ChillyVee
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 9:04:18 PM

Nope, not parked anywhere long enough.
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 2:22:26 PM

No........
2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 12:33:44 PM

no
Big Dan
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 11:46:43 AM

No
ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 10:34:47 AM

i have to admit during the winter months i wasn't using them at all

now, that we're getting more daylight hours, i'm starting to pop them on the windshield now
toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 10:54:40 AM

Yes
BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:35:17 PM

Yes
StarkForums
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 12:21:12 AM

no
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 12:16:26 AM

No
psm80134
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 9:21:23 AM

Yes.
xmstr
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 8:26:52 AM

Yes
noblegiant
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 8:24:31 AM

No
dassfg
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 7:39:36 AM

No
puddy
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 7:37:42 AM

no
krazkar
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 8:26:27 PM

yes
Big Dan
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 8:15:15 PM

No
MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 4:58:28 PM

No
jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 9:28:46 AM

NO
psm80134
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 9:18:41 AM

Yes.
toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 7:57:10 AM

Yes
Moe86
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 12:11:10 AM

No.
FullofGas60
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 3:28:06 PM

No
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 2:53:55 PM

no............
hoopitup2000
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Yes . . . .
psm80134
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 12:37:39 PM

Every day, even in winter. UV Rays can damage the interior of a car at any time.
toms1120
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 10:20:59 AM

Yes
Norm1947
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No
WilhamClouse
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Not very often.
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No
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NO
psm80134
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Every day.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 7:28:05 AM

yes
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N
toms1120
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Yes
dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 12:18:42 PM

One of Our econo vehicles does need a 5-7" sun shad tint/block at the top of its windshield. We have been doing without so far, too much sun rays/glare entering toward the front seat area then affects the A/C on extreme hot days.

For some dumb reason the OEMs trimmed the otherwise dark interior front post/pillars in a light color finish. That lighter finish reflects a mirrored glared reflection into the interior side of the windshield causing a ghost effect hampering good visibility.

We didn't notice the this affect during the day We purchased the vehicle new, (overcast sky), later was a bit late, had sold are previous vehicle outright.
Boyrr
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 6:45:18 AM

yes I do
contiki
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no........
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 6:13:55 AM

yes
lilmx5guy
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No
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no
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no
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2015 9:58:33 PM

Yes, in summer
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No
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No
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no
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Yes
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no
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NO
gvan
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 9:42:17 AM

A windshield sun shade might keep the frost off the windshield!
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