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Old 08-13-11, 12:34 PM   #16
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In Arizona, car dealers have thousands of cars sitting daily in 120+ temperatures.

It wont break. SOMETIMES if its hot and you use water, your windshield MIGHT crack.
Thanks for the info. I would never wash the car after I leave her in direct sun light. Neither should anyone for that matter I guess.
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get sunshield at least...or look into ceramic tint .with the lightest % (I guess70% barely noticeable) one it should cut the heat at least
Any kind of tint is illegal from yesterday in this country. It was 30 % before but now they don't allow even 1 % tint
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I leave my sunroof cracked when I park outside. A coworker had one of their windows crack from leaving out in sun without cracking open a window and I know a couple others that this had happen to. None of them Lexus. It can't hurt to do this.
I'd love to keep my windows slightly open too. But the problem is my parking area is just covered with sand. It's not a tar road. So dust would easily blow in, it is a desert after all.
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Old 08-13-11, 12:40 PM   #19
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The glass will be OK, BUT you will need to worry about the DASH!!!

It's soft plastic and will melt Get yourself a sun deflector for your front windshield and tint those windows!!!!

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No window tints allowed but i did cover the front wind shield with removable sun deflector. I believe the dash will be safe although I hate it when i know my cars interiors are getting baked
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glass is created by heating up a carbon compound to a VERY high temperature. you're good. if it really bugs you that much, get some window visors and roll your windows down a bit. it will probably help with the dust issue
Rolling down the window would bring in dust, I'm trying to avoid that.
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The issue here is trying to make the hot air escape from the car without opening the windows to avoid dust from entering.

Is there a way where we can open the ac vents that is turning off the inside air circulation mode mechanically. Sine I do not know what happens when we turn off the car. Does the AC went remain in closed circulation mode or will it open as per the last setting while the car was on.
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Old 08-13-11, 01:36 PM   #22
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check out this product i just came across. Its virtually transpartent but blocks the uv rays,infra-red radiation and supposed to keep the interior cooler (also there is a kuwait dealer) http://www.v-kool.com/

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I would get myself some window visors AVS or JDM and prop open the windows just slightly to get the hot air out.

You can't tell that the windows are open with the visors; however, I don't know if that solution will stop the sand from getting in.

You probably will be OK if your windows are just barely open, but I would think that it would be enough circulate the air. Works for me
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Woops. Did not see that solution in the previous post sorry^^

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check out this product i just came across. Its virtually transpartent but blocks the uv rays,infra-red radiation and supposed to keep the interior cooler (also there is a kuwait dealer) http://www.v-kool.com/
Thanks for the info. Will have a look at this if I end up not getting a shed by next week.
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I would get myself some window visors AVS or JDM and prop open the windows just slightly to get the hot air out.

You can't tell that the windows are open with the visors; however, I don't know if that solution will stop the sand from getting in.

You probably will be OK if your windows are just barely open, but I would think that it would be enough circulate the air. Works for me
Thanks anyways I guess I'll just keep a window slightly open in the back side for air circulation. Will leave it for interior cleaning in the weekends. It's a much safer and cheaper bet.
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i suggest you seal your car with some quality sealant to protect your paint if you park your car outside often especially in high temp weather, also wax your car often to for added protection for your paint
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I've seen IS250's back window randomly shatter. But it wasn't cause of the sun. It was a defect. THere is even a thread on here about the issue
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My god, I thought 110 in Texas was bad! How about this. Move! Just kidding.

Your windows will be fine.
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it will break only on impact..wont break cause of heat. unless ur cooking the car in a huge oven. which should be avoided. LOL
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