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  1. StrayBullitt

    StrayBullitt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Probably the only thing that really bugs me about this Car, but the Dash glare/reflection in the windshield is the worst I think I've ever noticed on any car I've owned. Wondering if anyone else has noticed this and if anything can be done. Feeling like it's mostly the upward angle of the dash, but I would consider one of those ugly dash mats and or tint on the windshield if anyone has had good results.

    Thanks for any advice.

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  2. CV355

    CV355 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I'm right there with you, friendo. I get the same glare. :(
     
  3. Catmonkey

    Catmonkey I Void Warranties! Premium Member Established Member

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    You need polarized sunglasses.
     
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    Revvv Infinity Poster Established Member

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    ...and this is normally the correct answer.

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  5. Catmonkey

    Catmonkey I Void Warranties! Premium Member Established Member

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    The problem with polarized lenses is that it can screw up viewing some LED gauges or screens. I wear polarized sunglasses all the time and it has no effect on the nav screens in either my Shelby or my F-150. They may play hell with Aeroforce gauges from what I understand. I'm about to find that out first hand as I'm almost done with running wires for these gauges and a few analog outputs. If that's the case, a gradient lens in gray might be your best bet for that glare.
     
  6. Zemedici

    Zemedici Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Removing the windshield is the only logical answer here.

    Cannot believe no one has suggested it yet.

    @03Sssnake where are you with your knowledge?!
     
  7. Pribilof

    Pribilof 5,280 Reasons to Mod Established Member

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    I had to ditch my polarized lenses after I installed Aeroforce guages.
     
  8. 03Sssnake

    03Sssnake TK-421 Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    +1, agreed, it’s the only course of action, or might 1st try spraying matte black krylon on the dash...
     
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    Catmonkey I Void Warranties! Premium Member Established Member

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    I can't see that [pun intended]. If that's the case, I'll probably just keep a dedicated set of non-polarized lens sunglasses in the Shelby.
     
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    Revvv Infinity Poster Established Member

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    Nooooooo. You don't want to Krylon coat your dash. Lol

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    03Sssnake TK-421 Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    Maybe plasti dip
     
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  12. StrayBullitt

    StrayBullitt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    LOL at all of this. Not quite to the point of Krylon yet
     
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    03Sssnake TK-421 Established Member Beer Money Bros.

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    I use polarized glasses, but as mentioned they definitely can **** with some lcd displays etc.
     
  14. HillbillyHotRod

    HillbillyHotRod Hooligan rabble rouser Established Member

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    Meh, my biggest gripe is the instrument panel is almost impossible to see at times. I finally went with the white background and that helped a lot. Never really noticed what you are seeing.
     
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    Awesome tech...
     
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    RBB Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I can also confirm that. Viewing Aeroforce gauges with polarized lenses on is next to impossible.
     
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    RDJ ZERO shits given Established Member

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    it is not the only answer see below.

    500 grit sandpaper to rough up the surface is all you need to fix the issue
     
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    Stop rubbing Armor All on it


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    You need a dash dressing that isn't shiny or reflective.
     
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