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Heat isn't the only problem. If you stand next to stainless-steel vehicle outside for several hours, you will go home with one hell of a sunburn. Ask me how I know this :LOL:
Car show? Ouch.....
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No promises that this will tell you anything but as the "heat" entering the car is in the visible and NIR and you don't, onviously, want windows to block too much visible light the goal is to block the NIR. Even a couple of mm or ordinary glass blocks everything above about 4,000 nm. Many remote controls use NIR to control TV's, CD players etc. Take one of these, point it at the camera in your smart phone and press a button. If you can see flickering light from the control's diode then you phone's camera's IR filter is not perfect and it can be used as an NIR detector. Repeat this process with an assistant holding the phone on the opposite side of the glass from the camera. If you can see the diode pulsing through the glass (you can though normal glass) then it is not an effective NIR blocker. If you can't, it is.
Back in the old cheap days we used to white wash our green house with a watery white temp paint in the summer time to cut down on the "heat" in the glass green house, now we use black screen cloth. I am gonna look funny with screen cloth on top of my CT.
 

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When you drive a DeLorean, every stop is a car show lol.

Expect to get similar treatment in the CT.
When I first got my Model Y there was a bit of that. They've quickly gone from being rare to being one of the most common new cars on the road.

I suspect when I get my Cybertruck it will be 5 times worse since there will be only a handful in the area.
 

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As hard as it is to believe, there are many people that never heard of "Cybertruck" or even Tesla. Brace yourself for a litany of outlandish questions and comments everywhere you go, such as:
  • How did you get all the paint off?
  • Is that a kit car?
  • Did you build that yourself?
  • Where did you get that?
  • It's a Chevy big-block in there rite?
  • That's very dangerous.
  • You'll never get parts for that.
  • You'll never get service for that.
  • I bet I can make it rust.
  • Did you know those are made by GM?
  • Did you know those are made by Ford?
  • Did you know those are made in Detroit?
  • Is that thing real?!??

I've been accosted with all of these, and more, in the DeLorean.
 

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As hard as it is to believe, there are many people that never heard of "Cybertruck" or even Tesla. Brace yourself for a litany of outlandish questions and comments everywhere you go, such as:
  • How did you get all the paint off?
  • Is that a kit car?
  • Did you build that yourself?
  • Where did you get that?
  • It's a Chevy big-block in there rite?
  • That's very dangerous.
  • You'll never get parts for that.
  • You'll never get service for that.
  • I bet I can make it rust.
  • Did you know those are made by GM?
  • Did you know those are made by Ford?
  • Did you know those are made in Detroit?
  • Is that thing real?!??

I've been accosted with all of these, and more, in the DeLorean.
I bet! That's pretty funny really... Who hasn't seen back to the future??

I would LOVE to get ride in a DeLorean! I've never even seen one in person.
 

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I bet! That's pretty funny really... Who hasn't seen back to the future??

I would LOVE to get ride in a DeLorean! I've never even seen one in person.
I'm regularly shocked by people that don't know what a DeLorean is (or worse, think it was "made up" just for the movie lol).

There are periodic DMC meetups, you can probably find one in your area.
 

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As hard as it is to believe, there are many people that never heard of "Cybertruck" or even Tesla. Brace yourself for a litany of outlandish questions and comments everywhere you go, such as:
  • How did you get all the paint off?
  • Is that a kit car?
  • Did you build that yourself?
  • Where did you get that?
  • It's a Chevy big-block in there rite?
  • That's very dangerous.
  • You'll never get parts for that.
  • You'll never get service for that.
  • I bet I can make it rust.
  • Did you know those are made by GM?
  • Did you know those are made by Ford?
  • Did you know those are made in Detroit?
  • Is that thing real?!??

I've been accosted with all of these, and more, in the DeLorean.
I have answers.
  • Hold on I’ll show you hover mode.
  • It’s nuclear. Stay away from the exhaust pipes
  • Paint won't stick to Argon 75
  • Step back sometimes the ions leak out
  • It’s military property, I can’t answer that.
  • Area 51.
 
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As hard as it is to believe, there are many people that never heard of "Cybertruck" or even Tesla. Brace yourself for a litany of outlandish questions and comments everywhere you go, such as:
  • How did you get all the paint off?
  • Is that a kit car?
  • Did you build that yourself?
  • Where did you get that?
  • It's a Chevy big-block in there rite?
  • That's very dangerous.
  • You'll never get parts for that.
  • You'll never get service for that.
  • I bet I can make it rust.
  • Did you know those are made by GM?
  • Did you know those are made by Ford?
  • Did you know those are made in Detroit?
  • Is that thing real?!??

I've been accosted with all of these, and more, in the DeLorean.
  • It's a Tesla.
  • It's a Tesla.
  • It's a Tesla.
  • Tesla.
  • It's a Tesla.
  • Tesla is the safest on the road.
  • Tesla has them.
  • Tesla does it for me.
  • Please don't.
  • This is a Tesla.
  • This is a Tesla.
  • This is a Texan Tesla.
  • Yes, it's a Tesla.
On that point, I saw my first refresh Model S today. OMG it looked so low and sleek and concept-car like. It had no badges except 'dual motor' so it wasn't even a plaid. It looked so good and clean inside.

-Crissa
 
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