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Old 03-02-2006, 12:53 PM   #1
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When I store my coach I leave my front curtains open,In the afternoon the windsheild get a good shot of direct sun I was wondering if I should worry about anything fading? Does anyone have any feedback?
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When I store my coach I leave my front curtains open,In the afternoon the windsheild get a good shot of direct sun I was wondering if I should worry about anything fading? Does anyone have any feedback?
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Old 03-02-2006, 01:43 PM   #3
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I would say yes, the dash, as well as the seats, at least what part would get hit by the sun. Be better to close them IMHO.
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Old 03-02-2006, 01:46 PM   #4
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Agree, don't want any cracks on the dash.

While we were in Quartzsite we got a DashCover, but we still keep the curtains, along with the side window shades drawn.
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Old 03-02-2006, 01:51 PM   #5
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Unless you have some kind of sun blocking glass in your windshield my quess is that with enough exposure to direct sunlight just about anything the sun shine hits will start to fade. We keep the shades and curtains drawn when storing or just parking our RV. I think it will be cheaper to replace the curtains when they give up against the sun than everything else in the motorhome. Plus I think it's a good security measure- what others can't see, will be less tempting to take!
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Old 03-02-2006, 02:14 PM   #6
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I agree with everyone,especially what easyrider said....We keep all the curtains down and the windshield drape pulled while in storage.
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Old 03-02-2006, 02:26 PM   #7
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Thanks--I'm going out to close them right now!!!!

Easyrider your right it's cheaper to replace the curtains than the dash, seats, carpet..........
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Old 03-04-2006, 07:59 AM   #8
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You might also look at adding sun blocking screen to the windshield and front side windows. You can get it in different blocking ratings. I had a set made that fit on the inside of the coach. They block 89% of the UV. It is a very notabledifference in the temperature inside with and without the screens. In addition they will prevent the fading from the sun. They are also less expensive that the curtians.

An additional benefit is that during the day someone outside cannot see inside and the screens allow very good visibility to the outside.
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Old 03-04-2006, 08:51 AM   #9
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AdrianLee--I was looking online for a visor type shade that covers the whole interior of the windshield, similar to one someone might use for theri car windshield. Is this what you are talking about? I'm thinking it's not because what I thinking about getting you cannot see through.
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Hey Bob...HERE is one example...
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Old 03-04-2006, 11:08 AM   #11
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BobRV - rebelsbeach has a good suggestion.

From the looks of your signature pic you are not in sunny southern CA. A lady in Escondido, CA made mine for me. She had made a set for a friend of mine with a Vectra. They attach with industrial strenght velcro all the way around except for the drivers side window and the curb side windows. They stay flat and look nice from both inside and outside. Send me a PM with your email address and I will send you a pic of them installed. They are a bit more expensive though. If I remember they were about $275 but that included a full patio shade screen also with all of it's hardware.
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Adrian,could you please send me the pics as well?

My email is [email protected]

Might be a job for the co-pilot and her machine....
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I purchased mine from camping world for my 2002 Adventurer 35U. Panels for windshield and side windows. Made for your particular motor home.
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:35 AM   #14
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I just bought some RV sized (Class A) sun screens at Wally World for $12 or 13. They're the big ones that have the wire border and you twist around to store them.

Ideal for storage situations. I put them on my dash, pull the curtains and they stay right there. In fact, I'm going to buy another set for the driver's side window and the pass side to cover the door window.
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