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      05-18-2010, 08:36 AM   #7
niknik
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Originally Posted by nagelixin View Post
I'll probably get them too. I am a little paranoid of heat and the leather. In summer here (South East Queensland, Australia) it gets hot around 32/36 degrees Celsius. These may assist in heat reduction
Well, for heat reduction you'll be much better off with window tint films.

The curtains will cause some shadow and better "privacy" but they won't do much for heat - the sun will heat the curtains up, and as they're inside of the vehicle they'll irradiate heat inside.

When you have "treated windows" either from factory or post-install window film, they'll block the heat before it gets inside - hence the heat reduction properties. (And as they block UV as well, it also helps maintain the leather and plastics looking good.)