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Old 10-01-2006
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camper shell window defroster ?

I'm having problems with my camper shell being fogged up in the mornings and i can't see out the rearview mirror . I usualy park in a carport so i never noticed but i been letting my girl park in there and now with it outside all night i realize it may be a problem in bad weather.

a friend of mine said its possible to get defroster tape ? i guess it has a wire in it and you hook it up to power ? I really know nothing about it. I don't know where to get it , how to install it , or if it even exists . I'm thinking i'd want it on a toggle switch if its possible.

any input and ideas would be appreciated !
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I also have this problem. It would be nice to get it solved.
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I know what you mean. It sucks!!!
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I know Jc Whitney sells a kit. I don't know the quality of it or even if it would work.

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Hope some of these help

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I also have the fogging up problem in the mornings. Hopefully there will be something that is a bit more practical then what I saw on jcw. Either way... that's why there's mirrors.
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I just gave up and used my mirrors. The topper severely hindered rear vision anyway. Mine was worse casue of rear exit exhaust, on cold morning the exhaust would freeze to the windows.

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thats the only thing i dont miss with my old truck and topper
rain-x makes a anti fog and it worked well on my old truck you just had to redue it about every 4 months
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Old 10-03-2006
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rain x is helpful. I checked out jcw but i couldn't find any pictures of it . maybe its my browser ?

I do end up useing the side mirrors all the time cuz i've learned to do it driving the trucks at work (isuzu npr ) They don't have a rear window at all. Its not so bad driving , its backing up that is sort of hard . I wish i had like giant mirrors like for towing a trailor but they are just so ugly !

I guess i'm not the only one with this problem . i plan to move to where it rains and snows alot and then this is really going to be more of an issue then here in SO CAL.
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