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I need to get a windshield shade before the harsh Texas summer gets here. They seem to always be really hit and miss.. the generic fold-ups tend to have bad coverage, letting lots of light seep in, some I've tried have bad sagging issues (the roll-up type), etc. I haven't tried any in my Challenger yet and I'm curious if any of you have found one that you particularly like.

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I have a relatively cheap one (may have gotten at Walmart) but you may need to rethink how you use it. I have a radar detector mounted in middle close to dash so I put my shade in upside down in which the detector fits nicely in slot normally for mirror. I do not worry about light coming in the front as it is mostly mid day sun you want to protect from and by laying the shade on the dash, you are doing just that. Also you can park facing east so afternoon sun will begin to creep in back window instead of windshield.

I live in TX too and this is how I do it!
 

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AMAZON had a complete set that covered all the windows and had suction cups to hold them up. I never bought it as it is kind of expensive. The one I have for my winshield I got from TXTAG. They were promoting the new toll road openings and I snagged a couple then. It fits O.K. but I wish Dodge would come out with theirs. I get to enjoy the TEXAS RAYS too.
 

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I'm thinking I might try this one: DODGE CHALLENGER Sunshades For DODGE CHALLENGER Year(s) 2008-2011 Models

I used that same type/brand on my Altima and HATED it... it sagged horribly. Especially when it got hot from the sun. This defeated the purpose of a custom fit shade.

However, the Challenger doesn't have nearly as tall of a windshield, so I would think there would be much less sagging. It's actually a really well made shade .. you can tell the materials and construction are high quality.. the sagging issue just sucks.
 

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What I have done with my truck and airplane was to get a roll of house insulation that looks like bubble wrap with mylar on both sides from Home Depot. Unroll it and cut to window size. Works great here in the California summer sun.
 

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I use Covecraft custom fit sunshades and really like them alot. Covercraft makes a solid type and a more flexible roll up type, this one is the solid type. The fit and coverage is very good and is held in place with the sun visors like a lot of othe sunshades. I can definitely tell the difference in temps (much cooler) inside the vehicle with it in place compared to when its not. Granted, the sun and heat may not get as hot here in NJ as it does in Texas but I'm sure it will do the job for ya. They are foldable but are designed with solid (foam board) panels covered in a silver reflective material. There is no issue with sagging since they are solid. Only thing is that make sure you pack them out of the way so that no one steps or sits on them which would damage the foam board inside. I've been using these in all of my vehicles since 2007 and am very satisfied with them as they have held up well.
 

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The last time I bought one was from Mopar for my Ram truck. It was total quality, fit perfect, had a great pouch for storage and when opened it had the Ram's logo right in the middle. If they make them for the Challenger that's where I'm going.
 

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I too use the Covercraft custom sized covers for not only my Challenger but all my cars. I've been using them for years. They're a little more than the cheap roll up ones but well worth the investment. Each cover is cut exactly for the windshield/car it's meant for. Go to Covercraft's web site to check them out.
 

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Covercraft!!!
 

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Bumping up this old thread.

There are those who prefer a prefect fitting sun shade. And there are those, like me, that just want one that will work, work quickly, without it being difficult. It's ok that it does not cover every square inch of the windshield. In the real world, if it gets too difficult, sometimes, I just "don't have the time" to put it up.

Thinking about this. Bell Foose Standard Accordian Sun Shade, Green Muscle - Walmart.com

Ok, the question is more about size. 23X57 Will this size work? I did my ow measurements, but I guess windshield is tricky because of the angle and curves.
 

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I use Covecraft custom fit sunshades and really like them alot. Covercraft makes a solid type and a more flexible roll up type, this one is the solid type. The fit and coverage is very good and is held in place with the sun visors like a lot of othe sunshades. I can definitely tell the difference in temps (much cooler) inside the vehicle with it in place compared to when its not. Granted, the sun and heat may not get as hot here in NJ as it does in Texas but I'm sure it will do the job for ya. They are foldable but are designed with solid (foam board) panels covered in a silver reflective material. There is no issue with sagging since they are solid. Only thing is that make sure you pack them out of the way so that no one steps or sits on them which would damage the foam board inside. I've been using these in all of my vehicles since 2007 and am very satisfied with them as they have held up well.
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Covercraft or nothing. Fits like a glove, easy to install and remove, and holds up very well. I have one for my Challenger. :smile:
 

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Another vote for Covercraft. Model UVS100
 

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Another Covercraft user (UVS100, rigid type). The product is high quality, made to fit the exact vehicle application, and extremely effective at reducing interior temperatures in hot climates with direct sunlight.
 

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