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After a current project I'm going to buy some window deflectors for my crew cab, external tape only. Trouble is there are lots of brands priced near each other. The top brands I found include;

AVS
EGR
Wade by Westin
Weathertech

I'll color match the visor also. I'd love some feedback on who used what. I usually do my research but I can't find too much this time.
 

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Any reason you don't like the in-channel ones?
 

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I've heard lots of bad things about peeling tint and window misalignments. Previous owner added tint so I don't know how durable it is
 

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I've heard lots of bad things about peeling tint and window misalignments. Previous owner added tint so I don't know how durable it is
Same reason why I dont use the in channel visors
 

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Interesting.

The only experience I've had with visors is taking off the AVS tape-on ones the PO of my truck installed. Those MF'ers are tough!
 

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I purchased the AVS ones for my crew cab from Amazon over a year ago, and they're holding up extremely well. They're not fading, coming lose or anything thus far. Plus the install was super easy to do
 

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I currently have in channel visors on my 06 crew cab. when rolling up the front windows, I have to push the windows towards the back in order to get them close properly. didn't realize that was going to be a problem till after I bought and installed them. I guess I should have done my research first.

I did have a set of the other style on my previous car. one day I was driving down the interstate with all 4 attached... next thing I know, one breaks and flies off.
 

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My window does that as well but I don't have those vent things. Turned out the cheap metal that the arms are made out of broke in a few spots and made the window go up that way. :shrug:
 

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I have had weather tech brand... In channel with no issues what so ever.... Would not trade them for anything else available.. Just my take on them... LOL
 

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Ive had AVS ones on my truk since 2005. Driver one got cracked while wheeling and a later storm took it off.
 

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I've always got the AVS visors. I currently have the in-channel ones, the only issue for me is with the passenger side. The front of the window hits first and pulls the window slightly forward. I just hold the switch for an extra second and it closes fine. No issues with the tint for me. I like actually prefer them over the exterior tape on style for a cleaner look. Just my .02
 

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Thanks for all the personal feedback, seems like everyone loves the AVS visors the most.

This is why I joined this forum in the first place, lots of friendly help
 

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I also have the AVS in channel vent visors.

Been 3 years no issues that I have found. Also had window tint on for a year no peeling except when the cops made me pull off the tint.
 

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Can someone explain the true purpose of these to me? Do they stop all rain from getting in the windows? Only time I could see them useful is if you want the windows cracked while it's raining.
 

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Can someone explain the true purpose of these to me? Do they stop all rain from getting in the windows? Only time I could see them useful is if you want the windows cracked while it's raining.

Exactly what you said. I have had a window cracked and with the visors have never had any water get in.
 

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Can someone explain the true purpose of these to me? Do they stop all rain from getting in the windows? Only time I could see them useful is if you want the windows cracked while it's raining.
In the summer time you can leave your windows cracked a little when it's parked to help with heat and you don't have to worry about a pop up rain shower. ---- that's my main use
 

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Yes, they will stop light rain. But wont stop the rain durring a hurricain... lol. Wind driven rain can still get it. I found out the hard way. But it does help stay kinda coolerin the summer, helps with the air flow.
 

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I've found they also cut down on some of the wind noise also. I prefer the in channel ones, just looks like a cleaner install to me.

Victor
 
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