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Old 05-01-2013, 10:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sun Shade Recommendation

I have a 2010 Evora that I use as my daily driver. I live in Gilbert, AZ and temps will be over 100 the next 3 months. Does anyone know where I can get a sun shade to put between my windshield and dashboard when I cannot park it in the shade. The one I have does not fit perfectly. I take care of the paint by sealing it every 6 months and waxing every 3 months. I want to make sure the dash gets the same respect. Thank you.
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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https://www.heatshieldstore.com/

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I think some have used the 3M Crystalline film as a permanent way to reduce heat gains. I guess not technically legal in many places as its a film but it's clear so most won't notice.


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Great! Ordered one.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I use one from Sector 111 for my Evora


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I've posted this pic before. It is a cheapo that my wife thinks looks funny. Sector 111 has a nice sunshade that would be better.
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I have a 2010 Evora that I use as my daily driver. I live in Gilbert, AZ and temps will be over 100 the next 3 months. Does anyone know where I can get a sun shade to put between my windshield and dashboard when I cannot park it in the shade. The one I have does not fit perfectly. I take care of the paint by sealing it every 6 months and waxing every 3 months. I want to make sure the dash gets the same respect. Thank you.

One thing to remember when choosing a sun shield is that the Evora's visors may not support a sun shield because they are not low enough. The Sector II sun shield that I have is supported by tucking it behind the rear view mirror. Even with the visors down they do not touch it
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My Sector 111 shield must be longer as the visors do reach the shield. My visor was purchased just last month.


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Great question and thanks to everyone for the suggestions.
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My Sector 111 shield must be longer as the visors do reach the shield. My visor was purchased just last month.


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Hmmm must be, unless your visors are longer than mine LOL!
My visors do not fall below the headliner and so your sun shield must come up further. That said if I use the dash to support it I can make the shield come up further but then that leaves some of the leather dash exposed. Placing it directly against the glass I have to use the rear view mirror for support
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i have crystalline 70% and the sector111 sunshade.

to get the sunshade to work you have to unclip the visors, then swivel them down towards the windshield. Non-issue really, works fine for me.
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i have crystalline 70% and the sector111 sunshade.

to get the sunshade to work you have to unclip the visors, then swivel them down towards the windshield. Non-issue really, works fine for me.


Youre right but I found that it fits nicely behind the rear view mirror and so I went that route.

Need to explore the tint thing
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I also have the sector 111 sunshade. Perfect fit and can use my visors to hold it. Just got it two weeks ago.
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My screen covers all the dash, right up to the windshield.


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FWIW--both in CA and FL, even with the crystalline my airbag cover still shrinks and expands, even while driving. I religiously put the sunshade up, even in cloudy weather (UV rays make it through clouds!! lol) and I still need a new airbag cover--I'm on number 3 or 4 I can't remember.

Luckily the replacement dash seems to be holding up pretty well with this method.
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I use the Heatshield as well, on both the Elise and Evora. It fits perfectly and tucks in where the windshield meets the roof, so no need to use the sun visor.

I had the 3M chrystalline in my Elise, but you still need a sun shade, at least here in Arizona.
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