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One of the features of the normal sunroof was you could tilt it and manually slide the interior headliner to keep the sun off of your dome. With the large sunroof, you can tilt it open, but the headliner piece automatically opens to the next piece of glass, no way to close it without shutting the sunroof with no tilt. Don't love that feature. In CO it matters with our always on sun.
 

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With today's full length sunroofs (pano) roofs, there is a motorized sunshade. I do not know of too many manufacturers today that still use a manually operated sunshade for a standard size sunroof and none that offer a manual-operated sun shade for the full length pano-roof if that makes any sense. You are looking at major rotator cuff damage trying to contort your arm to get that sunshade all the back...
 
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With today's full length sunroofs (pano) roofs, there is a motorized sunshade. I do not know of too many manufacturers today that still use a manually operated sunshade for a standard size sunroof and none that offer a manual-operated sun shade for the full length pano-roof if that makes any sense. You are looking at major rotator cuff damage trying to contort your arm to get that sunshade all the back...
Would have been cool to have the motorized sunshade be independent from the tilt, as they are two different buttons
 

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Would have been cool to have the motorized sunshade be independent from the tilt, as they are two different buttons
I might not be understanding you correctly, are you trying to open the shade only say 10% so that its just barely vented while the glass is tilted?
 
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I might not be understanding you correctly, are you trying to open the shade only say 10% so that its just barely vented while the glass is tilted?
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Great, you can do that. Just tilt the glass and then press the button to move the shade and then press the shade button again at any point along the path and it will stop right there. ie. if the shade is all the way closed and you press open, press open a second time while its moving and it will stop at its current location.
 
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Great, you can do that. Just tilt the glass and then press the button to move the shade and then press the shade button again at any point along the path and it will stop right there. ie. if the shade is all the way closed and you press open, press open a second time while its moving and it will stop at its current location.
Ok, I thought I tried and it shut my sunroof first, I'll mess with it again and hopefully missed something
 

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Well, I don't have my truck here right now so I cant confirm that part. I know that I stopped the shade in various locations when I was testing it out over the weekend. I don't recall it automatically closing the glass though.

So does it automatically close the glass once the shade closes past the mid point? Would make sense so that you couldn't close the shade and then not be able to see that the glass was still open?
 
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Well, I don't have my truck here right now so I cant confirm that part. I know that I stopped the shade in various locations when I was testing it out over the weekend. I don't recall it automatically closing the glass though.

So does it automatically close the glass once the shade closes past the mid point? Would make sense so that you couldn't close the shade and then not be able to see that the glass was still open?
I don't think tilting and semi closing the power shade is a possibility. I need to figure that wiring out!
 

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I wont have my truck back for a couple days so I cant play around with mine right now to help troubleshoot. I tried to just stop at a dealership on my way home but they are calling for 1/2" of ice tonight so lots of places shut down early today.

Another feature that would be great is an auto close/return. We test drove a Range Rover Velar for my wife a couple weeks ago and its sunshade automatically closed when you turned the car off and then would return to its previous position at next key on. (This feature could be turned off and on in the settings) Very nice to help keep the inside of the car from getting baked during the summer months.
 
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I wont have my truck back for a couple days so I cant play around with mine right now to help troubleshoot. I tried to just stop at a dealership on my way home but they are calling for 1/2" of ice tonight so lots of places shut down early today.

Another feature that would be great is an auto close/return. We test drove a Range Rover Velar for my wife a couple weeks ago and its sunshade automatically closed when you turned the car off and then would return to its previous position at next key on. (This feature could be turned off and on in the settings) Very nice to help keep the inside of the car from getting baked during the summer months.
You ever try this? Im.not seeing that I can do this. Honestly, had I known I would have skipped this expensive feature as I don't like all the sun/light coming in
 

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I did stop by the shop and try it out. While you can stop the shade at any point along the way, as soon as you vent the glass the shade will go to the mid point, you can stop it at any point behind the front glass still though. Makes me curious if the larger shade would have issues with negative pressure when the material is closed and the glass it open? This shade is very different from the manual shade that was in my 2500 which had a hard backing. This one rolls up so its much thinner and just fabric.
 
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I did stop by the shop and try it out. While you can stop the shade at any point along the way, as soon as you vent the glass the shade will go to the mid point, you can stop it at any point behind the front glass still though. Makes me curious if the larger shade would have issues with negative pressure when the material is closed and the glass it open? This shade is very different from the manual shade that was in my 2500 which had a hard backing. This one rolls up so its much thinner and just fabric.
Thanks, same thing here.
 

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