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Bad idea to put my sunglasses in the glasses compartment

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mac360, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    mac360

    mac360 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a black truck and I put my nice sunglasses in the overhead compartment, Bad idea they are now melted into an unusable shape. uhhgg.
     
  2. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    TeamSarcasm

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  3. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    crazyengineer

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    oh gosh, that never ends well, almost had it happen to me, thankfully metal glasses, couldn't put them on my face

    my advice to you, put the ear pieces in between the roof and the sun visor, has worked for me since i started it with my oakley flak jackets (different than the ones that got hot)
     
  4. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    ACBWV91

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    Id be pissed.
    Thanks for the heads up.... How hot was it the day they got melted? What kind of glasses?
     
  5. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Haha do you play flute too??
     
  6. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    topgun155

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    I put mine in the little cup to the right of the steering wheel. They have been fine.
     
  7. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Bishop2Queens6

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    I've never had sunglasses melt on me, even when I lived in AZ when it was 110+ outside.
     
  8. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    mac360

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    It was probably only about 85.. They were some anon sunglasses. I took them to a glasses place they tried to fix them but they are so twisted the couldn't get them right.
     
  9. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    jjw1

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    I've had my Oakleys in mine and never had a problem but I also am usually wearing them if not they are on my hat :D
     
  10. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    I have two pairs. And I had my work glasses on. So these were my nice ones. And of course I was working hence why they were in the compartment.
     
  11. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    Damn that sucks. I tend to lose or break mine accidentally. I have had these the longest of all the pairs of sunglasses that I've had. The pair I have now were dropped in the front yard and my brothers dog got a hold of them and well the rubber pieces were screwed along with the lenses scratched to shit. Contacted Oakley and they sent replacement pieces/lenses and they are good as new now :D
     
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    What kind sunglasses? Hope they were cheap, cuz they sure sound like it.
     
  14. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    I tried, but you can't tell especially with a cell phone pic.
     
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    yeah mine are aviators and i always burn the bridge of my nose when i put them on
     
  16. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    Mine rubbed/stuck up too far so I took of the rubber nose pieces. Much Better!
     
  17. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    rcbs204

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    This is why i put a shit load of dynamat and foam behind mine, and my glasses don't even get warm in 100 degree weather.
     
  18. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    Damn, I have 2 sets of Oakleys. I leave one set in the glasses case and the other on the dash in direct sunlight in Arizona and never had a problem. We are talking 120+ degrees inside the truck in direct sunlight.

    What kind of glasses did you have?
     
  19. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    they can't melt if you put them in your vagina... just saying
     
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