Now that the weather is heating up I've noticed that the dashtop of my
Impala reflects quite a bit of heat, which mainly ends up in my face. I
noticed this in a '00 Intrigue as well. Both have grey interiors, I'd
say a medium gray color. Is there a simple solution to this? I was
thinking of a light colored/fabric dashboard cover, or maybe getting the
top edge of the window tinted... It's not a terrible burn but it is
noticeable enough to annoy. Blasting the a/c in my face takes care of
symptoms but I dont want to be a full time a/c user this summer so I'm
looking for a feasible solution. Thanks for any ideas.
Interior temps can be quite a problem here in Southern Arizona.
Like many, I bought a fitted fabric dashboard cover.
Definitely cuts down on glare.
You get a "blanket effect". ( it holds the heat in )
Put your hand under the cover, and it's hotter than a fry-pan.
So, if your intent is to protect the dash from heat cracks/deterioration,
I don't think it'll work.
I'm going to try putting aluminum foil under the cover to see if
it'll reflect some of the infra-red...
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