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Old 6th February 2018, 02:14 PM
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Was having a browse through a VW Phaeton forum and came across a thread of tips and tricks for the Phaeton, specifically one that showed the sun visors can extend and pull out further to completely stop glare from the side windows.

Lo and behold, it works for the D3 too





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Old 6th February 2018, 02:44 PM
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Don't most cars already do that mate???
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Old 6th February 2018, 04:17 PM
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Neither of mine (D2 and Volvo) do; It will need an extra level of cleverness in the wiring to the makeup mirror light as well.
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Old 6th February 2018, 04:26 PM
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Weird, both my S4s did, and my Audi 80 cabriolet - I'll check the A4 when I am home at the weekend
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What do you use a sun visor for? Must have been an optional extra on cars for the Scottish market.

Actually its a beautiful day here today and one of the problems is that the sun is always low on the horizon whatever time of day in winter so a sun visor is a necessity.) Talking about hidden features that many may not be aware of, the mini sunvisor behind the rear view mirror on the D2 is often missed. Its neat and works!
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Old 7th February 2018, 12:01 AM
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....mini sunvisor behind the rear view mirror on the D2 is often missed. Its neat and works!
Yep, great on the D3 as well, a nice useful touch.
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Old 7th February 2018, 04:13 AM
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the mini sunvisor behind the rear view mirror on the D2 is often missed. Its neat and works!
The A4 should have that feature too eh Lee

I know the B5 did
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Talking about hidden features that many may not be aware of, the mini sunvisor behind the rear view mirror on the D2 is often missed. Its neat and works!
If I'm not mistaken, the Citroen XM was possibly one of the first cars (if not, the first car) to have one of those, although it was considered quirky (and a bit of a joke) when it first appeared on the XM. On buying my first '8, after previously owning 2 XMs, it was a pleasant surprise to find the 8 also had one of those little sunvisors.
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Woh. I never knew. Will come in handy when abroad!

Edit: Tried to use this feature driving down the M62 this morning. Turns out my D3 doesn’t have this! Gutted.
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My '06's visors don't extend like this.
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