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Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by LDB, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. LDB

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    I've got too (sic) sets.. too small and too large. This car has a very large windshield. My old set was too small, they are about an inch too short for the very very small visors to catch them and hold them up. So I got this set and it's too large. Anyone know of an option that fits the Prius?

    Auto Expressions Magic Shade Super-Jumbo Windshield Shade, Grey - Walmart.com
     
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    I have a Heatshield Advanced which fits the windshield perfectly. My only complaint is that it disturbs the rear view mirror putting it up and taking it down. Works great in the Arizona sun. They are available from multiple sites, including the PriusChat store. There are side and rear window shields available also.
     
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    +1 on the Heatshield shade. Custom fit, and even covers the triangular side windows by the side mirrors.

    SCH-I535 ?
     
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    As noted there are plenty of custom made heatshields available.
    I bought mine online, shortly after purchasing The Prius. So long ago can't remember exactly who I ordered it from, but it was made to fit, and fits perfectly.

    But basically, your options are seeking out one of the "Custom Made" options, or careful measuring, measurements and another attempt at finding a viable generic option.

    Given The Prius's huge windshield I think a custom option is best.
     
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    Another vote for the Heatshield Advanced. Works GREAT and like mentioned, it's custom made so it fits just right; and even covers those small side windows. This, a dark tint and a new set of Michelin energy saver all season tires was the first 3 things I did when I got my car; been a MUCH cooler summer.
     
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    Go to your nearest Toyota dealership and inside the service department they have the exact size that you'll need its in a bin with other sun shades if you see Prius v sunshade that also fits the Prius hatchback and if you don't see yours there ask anyone in service department

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    Cost around $40 sunshade Toyota dealership service department
     
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    Got ours "free" from our salesman for being a repeat customer, we had purchased our Camry from him a year earlier. :D
     
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    I ordered the set through the forum. I figured it would help out the forum a bit, hopefully, so I did it.
     
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    It did. Thank you :)
     
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    Thanks for the access to the forum. It's the best place online I could find for Prius.
     
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