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      09-13-2020, 09:36 PM   #1
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Sunglasses

Due to a stupid mishap, I find myself looking for new sunglasses.

What is everybody else using?

non-Polarized to be able to read head up display & screen?
'Wrap around' style (find them better for convertible driving)?
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      09-13-2020, 11:29 PM   #2
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Ray-Bans, atm. Aviators in general are always a nice look as well.
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      09-14-2020, 09:26 AM   #3
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Ray-Bans, atm. Aviators in general are always a nice look as well.
I like Aviators but don't they let too much sun in when driving top down and the sun is to the left or right of the car?
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I like Bolle Serengeti Modugno Driver Gradient Sunglasses, Shiny Dark Gunmetal. It has a mineral photochromatic lens that allows you to see the instrument panel and HUD with ease, yet will darken with the top down for extra protection.

Plus the case has just the right curvature to fit the small compartment to the left of the wheel. Almost seems made for it.
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I just grab whatever is in the little dash compartment. Have a few styles in there.
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I like Aviators but don't they let too much sun in when driving top down and the sun is to the left or right of the car?
Not that Iíve noticed. But maybe it just doesnít bother me.
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I like Bolle Serengeti Modugno Driver Gradient Sunglasses, Shiny Dark Gunmetal. It has a mineral photochromatic lens that allows you to see the instrument panel and HUD with ease, yet will darken with the top down for extra protection.

Plus the case has just the right curvature to fit the small compartment to the left of the wheel. Almost seems made for it.
Thanks! I had been using Gatorz Wraptor sunglasses. Really liked the 'wrap around' to protect my eyes, but did require me to move my head a bit more when changing lanes etc.
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I just put a cap on if the sun is above the windshield.
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I just put a cap on if the sun is above the windshield.
Yes, suppose that will work ... usually wearing a cap anyway, if the sun comes in from the side, just move the cap accordingly to shade that side of the face

In general, are the screens and new HUD visibility quite good with polarized glasses? Or better to stick to non-polarized?
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I just put a cap on if the sun is above the windshield.
I do the same usually, because even sunglasses donít help when youíre driving west and the sun is getting closer to setting...
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I use Oakley SquareWire (prescription lens) which wrap a decent bit and are a nice large lens for good blockage. The sun will always leak in a little but I still highly recommend them.

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I just have Transitions lenses on my regular specs - no need to do anything when the sun comes out.
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I tried Oakley Tightrope with polarised lenses but had to change to non-polarised as the HUD is not visible.
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