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Old 21st April 2009, 09:33   #31
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Tanveer get a sunfilm installed,the one that is RTO approved
and trust you cannot get a ticket.
if have it on my car which is driven in chandigarh\mohali daily
i havent been stopped even once.
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As for cost, it cost me 35K.
Is this for all doors, front and back?
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I would recommend you go in for V-Kool sun film on all the wind shields (including the front). I have having these on my Honda City for the past year or so and I am quite impressed with its performance. In fact, the A/C is quite effective even when the car is parked in direct sunlight.
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Is this for all doors, front and back?
Yes. Every piece of glass except for the RVMs on the car are covered.
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Old 21st April 2009, 10:30   #35
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...But since I am heavily influenced, have lots of peer pressure, and am totally underconfident, I prefer jeans while driving, so it would be great if I can have a solution
Had a good chuckle with this.
I personally prefer some light cotton pants, usually a well-washed soft cotton kurta pajama. Shorts expose the knees/legs to the sun, and gives an inconvenient sunburn.

I have 3M RE70 on the Baleno, it was all I could afford and no complaints re visibility. But of course the cops in Goa are gentlemen compared to what I have seen in the north.
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Old 21st April 2009, 12:01   #36
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Post Sunshade for the Civic by Honda

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could you post a pic of your sunshade. Need one for my Civic.
I will send the pic soon.

The sun-shade covers the full size of the rear-windows perfectly.
You can raise/lower the glass since the sunshade is fitted over plastic clamps on the side of the windows. It appears like a mosquito-net when the glass is lowered! .

There are some problems with it:
It is not easy to remove/fit them in a hurry (It takes a few minutes). The plastic clamps are stuck with glue and they might fall off if one is not careful.

But the quality of the material is first-class (it is made in Japan).
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Manim, I would also be interesting in the pictures. It seems like the ideal solution. Suction cup pads are inconvenient as you cannot roll down window.
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Old 21st April 2009, 12:49   #38
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Amazon.com: 19" Retractable Sun Shade: Automotive

DealExtreme: $14.41 Retractable Car Window Curtains and Sun Shades with Sucker (2-Pack)


Google terms: Car Window Curtains Retractable

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Tanveer, I think the best option is to get windscreen-spec film installed on all windows.

I have LLumar AIR75 installed on my windscreen (Swift). You can hardly tell there is any film installed at all -- and that too only if you look carefully. All that can be noticed about the windshield from the outside is that the reflective nature of the (glass of the) windshield is enhanced a bit. There is zero loss of visibility in the night or in the rains. And the film does its job well and cuts the heat very well.

I almost got AIR75 installed all around when I'd gone for the install. I was quoted something just under 10K by the LLumar dealer (after discounts and all) for AIR75 all around.

I wanted the side & rear tints to a bit dark, so went for LLumar AIR75 in front, and LLumar Neutral 35SR on the sides & rear. This cost me just under 9K (after discounts and all), if I remember right.
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Driving dress code for the heat? Go traditional!

Vesti (dhoti) is best. Can be hiked up to knee level before getting the car, or else just pushed aside off the legs. My wife says that people will look in and see my legs, but they probably can't, and who's going to be interested in my legs anyway! If she did it, I can understand it might attract a crowd...
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Driving dress code for the heat? Go traditional!
You really are doing well in this regard.

And just turn your blower into dual position (top and bottom) and have fun.
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Tanveer,

Check AutoCar India classified/ Marketplace section. There is an advt. for a supplier in Delhi who's offering customfit silk like material with 'pin hole' imaging as per the advt :-) which can be hung onto the top of the glass and will roll up/down with the window.

something similar is there in the beemers/mercs if I'm not mistaken.

This should work for the side windows. Get Llumar or Vkool for the front.

or next time the cops catch you, tell them its bullet proof glass in thet haryanvi! ( don't if they're carrying any guns, they may want to try )

cheers!
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Talking Re: Sun Protection, without sun film - Options?

Below is the link of the Hon Supreme Court:
http://www.answeringlaw.com/php/disp...hp?linkId=1545
Trust would be good reading...........
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Below is the link of the Hon Supreme Court:
http://www.answeringlaw.com/php/disp...hp?linkId=1545
Trust would be good reading...........
It says :

"26. The manufacturer of the vehicle may manufacture the vehicles with tinted glasses which have Visual Light Transmission (VLT) of safety glasses windscreen (front and rear) as 70 per cent VLT and side glasses as 40 per cent VLT, respectively. No black film or any other material can be pasted on the windscreens and side glasses of a vehicle."

Do all manufacturers follow this post this ruling on vehicles manufactured after May-June 2012?

Is there any way of finding out what the Front/Rear and Sides VLT for the Safari Storme would be from the factory for instance?
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Old 11th January 2013, 14:18   #45
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...I have installed 'sun-shade' from Honda itself, which fits over the rear windows and can be removed at will. (Though they are expensive at around Rs 5.5k)....
Can you please post some pics of the same, manim ?
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