Replacement Sun Visors / options for tall drivers

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Hey all,

Just got back from the US where I did a 24 hour hire (I live in Aus and won't get one until next year), and the one problem that i had is that as a tall person, the sun visor got in the way of having clear visibility, despite having the seat as low as possible. This was quite annoying, given that I was unable to see the overhead traffic lights unless I craned my neck, and unless the seat was almost all the way forward / steering wheel was in the whole way.

I believe that the guys mentioned as part of one of the original reviews that there may be after-market options, or they thought that they may be coming. Honestly, if Tesla moved the sun visor back about 3-5mm, it would fix the problem, but was just wondering if anyone knew of any other options?

Cheers,

Kieran
 

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... and unless the seat was almost all the way forward / steering wheel was in the whole way.
Did you try moving the seat back a lot further instead?

Then you could maybe see the lights through the glass roof. The steering wheel has a telescoping adjustment.

Just throwing darts here.
 
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Hey garsh,

Tried that, but it just fits perfectly into the space between the front windshield & overhead window.

Are there any other tall people out there that have suffered from the same problem?
 
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Hey, i'm 195cm (6-4) and i definitely love the headroom both in the front & back, and the visibility is great as well, i'm just used to a much lower seat than what the M3 was able to do.

How far forward to you have your seat / how bent are you knees? Also, does the sun visor get in the way for your view as well - it's only about .5 inches but if it was just a little more backwards, it would be great / it would help as well. I know I can move it away to the side, but that's really a workaround.
 

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Also, does the sun visor get in the way for your view as well - it's only about .5 inches but if it was just a little more backwards, it would be great / it would help as well. I know I can move it away to the side, but that's really a workaround.
I have my seat as low as it can go and one-two inches from all the way back. I have the front of the seating surface angled up a bit and my knees are comfortably bent. I have the seatback in a somewhat upright position and I love the up and forward visibility. So the visor never seems to be in the way.