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Offline tfletcher

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Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« on: 26 October 2007, 15:01 »
Hi on my Mk4 just above the rear view mirror is a small rectangle piece of plastic that folds back so its flat or you can pull it down. Its only about an inch or so long and cant really see any purpose for it but i'm just curious what its for  :huh:  Does anyone know?!

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #1 on: 26 October 2007, 15:03 »
its to block the sun, like an extension of your visors

watch the sump ask guy he went over a some toilet paper and it carcked!!!! :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #2 on: 26 October 2007, 15:03 »
i've always thought of it as a centre sun blind, that what i use it for anyway.


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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #3 on: 26 October 2007, 15:06 »
oh ryt lol  :grin: i thought it could be something like that but im only 5' 2" so i guess i need to pump my seat up to get the full benefit! Thanks for the info though!

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #4 on: 26 October 2007, 15:08 »
Its to prevent glare on your rear view mirror when you have the interior lamps on at night. It's also the access panel to the flux capacitor.

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #5 on: 26 October 2007, 15:11 »
ooo sounds technical, whats a flux capacitor?

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #6 on: 26 October 2007, 15:13 »
Wouldn't worry about that, unless you have some plutonium lying around to generate the 1.21 jiggawatts of electricity needed to operate it.

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #7 on: 26 October 2007, 15:16 »
and don't drive above 88mph

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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #8 on: 26 October 2007, 15:25 »
ooo sounds technical, whats a flux capacitor?

Back to the future mate lol
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Re: Mk4 - can someone tell me what this thing does?!
« Reply #9 on: 30 October 2007, 10:24 »
whilst we are asking what things are i have a similar question.  On my drivers side sun visor when i wlip it down there is the mirror and to the left of it a lind of vertical semi stretchy strap.  Any one know it official use?  I use it to store an emergency condom and the occasional chomp bar.