Originally Posted by shamu2789
No it's a replacement windshield I had put in over the summer when my original windshield was cracked. I didn't realize that the solar element would affect performance until I read through the 8500 manual. Looks like I'm out of luck!
Dude, throw a rock thru the windshield and get another non-solar.
But seriously, there are some inexpensive remote mount RD's if you don't want to go the rock route.