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Old 09-12-2018, 06:31 PM   #1
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Last Spring we bought an older (2001) Class A. Last month we took our first road trip that I ended up "trying" to drive into the setting sun. I found the sun visor completely useless. I know any film that darkens the windshield is probably illegal, so what are the options. What have you done to help improve visibility in these situations.
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Do you have the full width electric shades? If not that is the solution.
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Motorhomes nowadays have much better visors than the small, dinky ones years ago. Check the internet to see what's available. Also, I believe you could put window tint on the top part of the windshield to cut some glare; not the whole windshield. They're also made that way now.
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Last Spring we bought an older (2001) Class A. Last month we took our first road trip that I ended up "trying" to drive into the setting sun. I found the sun visor completely useless. I know any film that darkens the windshield is probably illegal, so what are the options. What have you done to help improve visibility in these situations.
we stop early...no later than 3pm.
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There are a bunch of fold down Plexiglas (tinted) visors that attach to the OEM visor and then fold down, providing a dark plexiglass visor.

https://www.amazon.com/WINOMO-Anti-G...s=rv+sun+visor
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Thanks everyone. Now to do some research on the suggested items. I think in the future, I will probably either stop before that time, or pull over until it gets better, but we had kids with us that needed to get home for jobs in the morning. I will get one of these visors just in case though. Thanks.
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I tinted the top 20 with 5% film which really helps. They also have 70% film that you would not know it is there besides heat and glare reduction. The dr and pass windows I did 5% on the top glass that I dont look out of and 35% on the windows that are at my level when driving. Tinted the reat of the coach 20% on the factory died glass to stop glare and uv damage to interior.
On the double pane glass you need to use a architectural film to protect the seals.
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i wear a hat. worked for a million miles or so
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i wear a hat.
Me, too.

I've got some fancy, manufacturer installed shades, that work for much of the time. Still, nothing beats a hat for those times when the sun is in your eyes.

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And for a short distance turn you ball cap around and hold it with the mesh within a inch of your sunglasses...
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