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Old 03-10-2017, 08:29 AM   #1
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Pull Down vs motorized sun visor

I am looking to install different sun visors in my motorhome. I have the old plastic ones with the manual arm. These are narrow and never seem to block out the sun when I am driving.

For those who have installed these, did you install manual or motorized? Who is the best manufacturer?

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I agree

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I am looking to install different sun visors in my motorhome. I have the old plastic ones with the manual arm. These are narrow and never seem to block out the sun when I am driving.

For those who have installed these, did you install manual or motorized? Who is the best manufacturer?

Thanks
I am also exploring the need to change out the visors like you have.
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I am also exploring the need to change out the visors like you have.
Same here. I'm following this one....
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I have to have motorized...can't reach the shade from the seat while driving.
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Watch the video here, one of the updates is a full front shade.

http://daveandljs.com/rv-shades/
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If you're going to spend the money on different front shades, I think you'll always be disappointed if you don't get the motorized shade.
So get ready to shell out the $$$$$$$

One thing reported by owners here on the forum is the problem in being able to get replacement motors when one goes out. Some of the makers of the shades won't provide a replacement motor if one is needed, apparently just a new shade.
That is something I would confirm before I buy.
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Thanks for the ideas!
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Motorized, definatly.
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Here's what I installed in my Itasca and they worked quite well. All you have to do is supply power to the shade and there's no wiring to the switch. It's a small remote control that you can velcro to the dash.
https://www.amazon.com/Motorized-Mic.../dp/B008OAEKB8
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I also want to follow this one.
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