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Morning blindness

Discussion in 'General Cars' started by yottie, 31 Dec 2019.

  1. Stivino

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    Worst thing ever, at night it is like driving with a starburst filter on your screen, I couldn't live with it.
     
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    Does it clear frost from the out-side?
     
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    If you mean, does it also clear the outside then, the answer is yes.
     
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  5. mattylad

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    Just kick the windscreen out and go for a breezy drive:

    I find these days that my glasses that I leave in the car are also frosted so now Im having to wrap them in a cloth to keep them warmer.
     
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    Instructions for kicking screen out without climbing on the bonnet ??
    I could do it from the inside but can't get my leg over nowadays !!
     
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    I know the problem... :)
     
  8. Burnerman

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    ‘Er indoors tip......
    Just before you are about to drive away, start the car, put the fan on the screen and then come back inside to quickly apply the make up.
    2 hours later, you’re ready to drive away! :rolleyes:
    John :)
     
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    What do you know about gearboxes???

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    I had one bought for me, they really are next to useless and it began melting the cig lighter socket after about 5mins lol.
     
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    A few people have said that, I don't notice it day or night to be honest.

    Wouldn't be without it now.
     
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    Well... I didn't have a Whaley good time but I wouldn't say I'm a Whalley.
     
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    Funny, drove our chev estate at the weekend, which I hardly drive these days. Bloody awful, took ages to remove the mist, wiping it hardly helped, fans were useless. I did clear eventually, but feel for anybody who has to deal with that every day!
     
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    If the weather is mild, it helps to turn on the aircon to dry the air that is blowing over the screen (in very cold conditions, way below freezing, the outside air holds no water, so as long as you are on fresh air intake, not recycling, no need, and it will push out the humid air inside the vehicle).
     
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    My brother in law cracked his windscreen using boiling water. There was an unrepaired (but very small) stone chip and the crack started there and ran right across the windscreen.

    Personally, i find it quickest and easiest to start the engine, put the demist on, and then scrape the windows.

    Scraping only takes a minute or so and by that point there's enough heat from the engine to have demisted the windows internally.

    The only time i use hot water is when the doors have frozen shut.
     
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    I've never used hot water either. Surely by the time you've boiled a kettle you could have warmed the engine a bit?

    Maybe a DIY solution - divert the shower waste to flow over the windscreen in the mornings, wash and clear your windows while showering!
     
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