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Old 09-25-2006, 04:37 PM   #1
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I get very confusing reflections on the dual pane windows beside the driver and passenger. These reflections often makes it difficult to see what's beside the coach and can make turning somewhat unsafe.

Does anyone know what can be done to eliminate this reflection?
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Old 09-25-2006, 04:37 PM   #2
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I get very confusing reflections on the dual pane windows beside the driver and passenger. These reflections often makes it difficult to see what's beside the coach and can make turning somewhat unsafe.

Does anyone know what can be done to eliminate this reflection?
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Old 09-25-2006, 06:15 PM   #3
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First time I hear about reflection on side windows most lately have been the tear drop mirrors. I have duel windows and never noticed a problem. Have you tried a tint film to help cut it down? Not a dark one, they come in different tints but a lite shade. You can't use the dark ones and it would cut down to much vision to the outside.
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Be careful using any kind of tint film on a dual pane window. It will cause the air in between the panes to super heat and cause the seal to leak and go bad. Then the window will "fog" up between the panes.

This was what was advised to me when I contacted a glass shop that does window tinting. The refused to do my top windows above the driver for this reason.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by GStream40:
Be careful using any kind of tint film on a dual pane window. It will cause the air in between the panes to super heat and cause the seal to leak and go bad. Then the window will "fog" up between the panes.

This was what was advised to me when I contacted a glass shop that does window tinting. The refused to do my top windows above the driver for this reason.

Ron </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Ron,

That is only stage one. Stage two is when the widow cools down and re-seals with all that moisture inbetween the panes. The next time the sun hits if it doesn't break the seal again the thermopane inflates like a balloon and explodes.

Not what you really want in the confines of your motorhome.

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Old 09-26-2006, 02:42 AM   #6
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To; Tailguy,

RE; Reflection- Dual pane windows,

Third rig wtth dual pane { thermopane } windows, none had duals in cockpit. Are you sure the cocpit windows are dual??

The reflection may be why manufacturers didn't install.

I have used tint film on cockpit windows and windshield, to eliminate need for sun visors, installers know what degree of tint is legal.

I was looking into dual pane for cockpit area, but with info ,I think I'll settle for installed tinting, it also has an insulating factor.

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I have a door on the driver side and it has single glass. However, the passenger side has dual pane and sometimes it does have a reflection depending on the angle of the sun. The reflection you see is coming from the front windshield.

How to stop that? I read and saw pictures (where I forgot) that a fellow RV'er installed a tint plastic shield on the post/column connecting the windshield and the passenger's window. It is installed with the edge facing you, so when you look at it from the driver's seat, all you can see is the edge of the plastic. (So you don't see it at all because only the 1/8" edge is facing you.)

It keeps the reflection from occurring due to the shield is between the 2 glasses and makes a barrier. Now, the wife will have a shield in front of her that may block her view a little, when she is looking out towards the front. But only about 5-6" are so...........
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