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    Default Windshield blinds...warning

    Be careful of windshield shades that are the reflective type. We've had a VERY hot summer this year, and 3 people that I know personally have suffered cracked windshields from the reflected heat of these type shades.

    Just an FYI.

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    I learned - empirically, the hard way :-) - that it is a very good practice, on hot sunny days, to leave one's side windows "cracked open" if at all possible. Even in the absence of the sun-shades, the buildup of heat in the cabin can crack the windshield, too :-P
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    Never heard of that, but good suggestion!

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    Dark tint, windshield shades, and dashmats are all must haves in Southern Arizona.

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    Shoot, I'm thinking about getting them installed in the work truck. North Carolina can get rather hot as well. Thanks for the heads up, Steve. Never would have thought about that.

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    Absolutely no worries of that here!! What is a windshield blind? I have the heat on as its 52, rainy and windy today. Just like yesterday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by treitz3 View Post
    Shoot, I'm thinking about getting them installed in the work truck. North Carolina can get rather hot as well. Thanks for the heads up, Steve. Never would have thought about that.

    Tom
    Tom they make windshield shades that are a velour like material, rather than the "foil" looking stuff.

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