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Adding mesh sun visor

Postby MagicWagon » 13 Feb 2019, 10:28

I'm thinking of adding a mesh sun visor thingy like these
https://campervanculture.com/shop/vw-t2 ... sun-visor/
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Aluminum-Ext ... 2613851434
However, I understand you have to drill into the A pillar to attach it.
Can anyone tell me if its the outer A pillar (more exposed to rain/prone to rust) or inside the door shut (more protected/less rust prone) ?

Also, has anyone fitted one without drilling into the A pillar ?
Thankyou.
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby R0B » 13 Feb 2019, 11:24

Dont do it.They look horrible.IMO
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby MagicWagon » 13 Feb 2019, 15:24

Thanks for the opinion. I'm not sold on the look myself, but it's my wife's van, and she wants one, so if anyone has answers to the questions they would be very welcome. :)
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby 300CE » 13 Feb 2019, 16:58

I'm sure someone will be along who has fitted one, however, as an alternative, you could always replace the glass with one with a sunstrip:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-T25-CAMPE ... ctupt=true
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby jrt » 13 Feb 2019, 17:26

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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby MagicWagon » 14 Feb 2019, 07:05

Thanks. I don't think she wants it for the sun-blocking capabilities, it's more for how it looks :)
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby Jeff J » 16 Feb 2019, 04:09

The camper van one looks like it clamps to the seam.Ring & ask them how it is fitted.
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby MagicWagon » 11 Mar 2019, 07:30

Thanks. I contacted them and it seems like it screws into the A pillar :cry:
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Re: Adding mesh sun visor

Postby clift_d » 11 Mar 2019, 10:04

Any holes you make in the a-pillar are just invitating corrosion issues.
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