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Re: [T3] Sunvisor info

On 18 Jan 2003 at 15:46, BOB2TYPE3S@aol.com wrote:

>  Dave, do the visors you're using have a cut out for the mirror? If so then 
> they are bug visors. If not, then you're using the wrong sunvisor clip and 
> mounting location. I found out about the visors a long time ago. But the 
> visor clips I found out when I did my notch. The clips are located about 4" 
> from each side of the mirror, and they are different in shape. Be very 
> carefull when installing the correct clips as they are quite fragile. I found 
> that out when I installed them, that you can easily over tighten them and 
> break them (now they are unuseable). I found that you can also use the more 
> commonly available bug convertible sunvisor clip too. Its a little bit 
> stronger because it doesn't have that little leg that forces the clip to 
> break. I hope this helps, and if you have some questions let me know.

I never had any problems with them breaking. You push them in and then turn 
them 90 deg to lock them in place. I should have some good used ones if you 
need them.

BTW, on at least SOME of the cars I have parted out I believe there were 2 sets 
of holes in the roof for these, spaced out different distances from the rear 
view mirror. I don't know if different models got different sunvisors, however. 
I've only ever seen one style for type 3s.  

I guess I'm talking about the style that was used 68-73. Earlier ones may be 
Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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