Reflections

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Hi
Just wondered if anyone else has found a problem with the sun causing reflections in the windscreen from the top of the dashboard, in some instances it can be quite bad and the constant reflection is annoying,

I sthere something I can spray/put on on top of dash to stop this reflection ?

Car is a W220 S Class 2002
 

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Yes this can be awful to drive with that happening,,, I am not a great believer in the plastic dash cleaners and think that soap and water does a better job,, You do not want any form of a shine during these conditions I raise the seat to alter the angle in one of my cars to over come it
 
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Thanks Malcolm
I would raise the seat but it doesnt work motor runs but seat doesnt do anything !

I was wondering if there is a non relective mat I could use
 

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:)In the US yoiu can buy carpet-like material for the dash . . . principally used for protecting the dash plastic from cracking . . . but would work for your purpose. It somewhat matches your interior and is not too offensive.
 

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The dashboard on my car has a matt finish and never had a problem with reflections. Have you ever used one of those shiny dash cleaners, if so could that be the problem? My local "hand car wash" guys make it a point to spray that stuff on all car dashboards unless you tell them not to!
I recently drove a Corsa for a week and could not believe the amount of reflection on the windscreen.
 

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I don't notice any reflections from my dash, I do clean it with the autoglym glass cleaner as when I spray the screen some inevitably gets on the dash.
 

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Get some anti slip matting that stops stuff sliding all over the dash board when you go round corners .You can cut it to any shape you want and very flexible so contours on the dash wont be a problem . It works a treat and as an added bonus you can put light articles such as specs on it they wont slide all over the place even if the dash is sloped.

Thoroughly clean the dash making sure all grease , polishes etc are removed lay the matting on the dash and do not disturb it once positioned and after a few days it will adhere to the dash .Easily removed if neccesary and does no damage or leave any residues.

I have seen it in Halfords but you can get it in other places too .
 

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I used to use one of those long beermats you get from classy pubs.

Nothing says elegance more than Mercedes & Fosters.:D
 

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Buy some All purpose cleaner it will get rid of the dirt but will not leave a reflection mix with water to a 5:1 ratio. I use Poorboys All Purpose Cleaner can find it cheap enough on ebay
 
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Thanks Guys I will try all of the suggestions till I find one that works for me, thanks for all your help !!
 


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