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I've had these for a while now and they're holding up well. I really like the flushness of these compared to all the other brands out there. In-cabin turbulence may have been improved a tiny bit. They're only sitting about 1/8" from the window so they don't provide much venting, but hey, I bought them for looks. ...And some probably think these things look hideous :p.

BTW these are the AVS seamless vent visors.



 

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looks great! where did you purchase them? 8)
 

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I kinda like them. I've been thinking of getting some to use when my box coverts into a camper . . . but didn't like the normal flared look.
Where did you get them and how much (ballpark is fine)?
 

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I am thinking about getting some vent visors for my xB. It is hard to tell from the pictures, but they look like they match the color of your car. Are they painted or are they a smoke/tint finish and it just looks like they match?

How are they installed? I know that there are some that install on the outside with the 3M auto tape and other snap into the window track on the inside.

Looks nice.
 

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I got them off eBay. I think the key words would be something like "seamless visors 08 xB". They were about $94 shipped.

They are not painted to match the car. They come tinted that way. You can see through them from the inside of the car (maybe you can see in my 2nd pic). They mount on with 3M tape, which comes pre-mounted to the visors. You just have to clean your window frames with the included alcohol prep pads, peel, and stick. It's very easy to do. I think they'll hold up well since I know some people use this tape to affix spoilers etc.

I really like thes compared to the other types because they really blend in well with the car. The in-channel visors that lock into the window channels look kind of small and disrupt the lines of the car (in my opinion). These just sit really nice on the car. I also like the Rumion style visors, but I didn't want any that flare out too much. Thanks for the comments!
 

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I have the WeatherTech vents (in channel)...but, danged if I don't like the looks of the AVS Vent Visors better....they really look great!

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Two ?'s about both types of visors available.

For the in-channel visors do they not affect the rubber gasket and eventually cause leakage? My husband used to have the in-channel ones installed on his Corolla and I noticed that a little bit of water used to get inside when it rained or we went through the car wash.

For the 3M tape ones, if you should want to take them off or if one should fall off, how would you take the remaining adhesive that is left on the window frame off? I have removed left over adhesive on glass windows with a razor blade and some WD40 but since the window frames are already taped this will not work there.
 

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Tica, I've used Goo Gone to remove adhesives in the past. Just let it soak in there for a while and rub it off. Sometimes it can take so much rubbing that it feels like you're going to rub off your own fingerprints, but it can be done with good results. It just takes patience. I think wd40 will work similarly but goo gone is safer I think. It smells good too. You can get it at any grocery, drugstore, etc.
 

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They look sweet, i've been thinking about getting a pair, and i really want these, now.
 

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I've seen those on ebay but thought they were a little pricey, but hey, I want them so I will pay the price. I have the regular flared avs vent visors on my f250. This new style looks awesome of the xb. I just bought my wife the 2010 Stingray Metallic. So far I've upgraded from the stock steelies to the 17" customs toyota sheels, fog lights and next are the visors (seamless of course). When I learn how post pix here I'll throw some on. BTW the 3M two-sided tape will on occasion begin to peel off. I just put some crazy glue and pressed them back on and haven't had a problem since. You can always remove that 3M tape with a heat gun or hair dryer. Heat it up and roll it off with your fingers. My son taught me that.
 

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Those are some of the best looking vents I have seen! I wasn't a fan till now
 

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Couldn't wait. I bought them yesterday off of ebay. 94.99 shipped. ouch....
 

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Well, crap, I had a friend give me a set of AVS vents for christmas and it was NOT this style, but the more rounded style. Also the ones I got, even though listed for Scion xB 2008 and up do not go to the top edge of frame like these, or to the end on the rear door.
Like the looks of these, very clean. Do you have a model number?
Can't look a gift horse in the mouth, sometimes ignorance is bliss, too bad I didn't see these earlier, or saw them at all. :eek:hno:
 

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Well, crap, I had a friend give me a set of AVS vents for christmas and it was NOT this style, but the more rounded style. Also the ones I got, even though listed for Scion xB 2008 and up do not go to the top edge of frame like these, or to the end on the rear door.
Like the looks of these, very clean. Do you have a model number?
Can't look a gift horse in the mouth, sometimes ignorance is bliss, too bad I didn't see these earlier, or saw them at all. :eek:hno:
If they don't fit as they should they are probably for the 04-07 xB....the first set I ordered were the wrong ones but they were also listed for the 2008.

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I went with the seamless ones for my wife's 2010 xb. Like them very much.
 
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