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Old 03-29-2007, 09:19 PM   #1
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Has anyone thought of, or tried taling a 9 or 10 foot piece of fairly thin plexi and drilling holes around the perimeter to accomodate large suction cups? This would be used as a front wing window guard.

Key would be to ensure it stays on at high speed. I know there are various grades of suction cups......I have to believe there is a cheaper alternative to buying and retrofitting Airstream shades. I also don't care for the look of the shades so a removeable option would be best.

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Old 03-30-2007, 09:18 AM   #2
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I think the key point is keeping it on at speed with trucks pasing, crosswinds, etc.
I would not trust suction cups.
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I would think it would be flying off at speed.
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Alternate Idea

If you look at the rubber hold downs at the bottom of a typical window protector, it would seem logical that you could use these on the top or sides as well as on the bottom. You would have to frame the plexi though. IMHO Lexan would be better because it wouldn't scratch as easily as plexi.

The permanent ones are nice too. You get an "Awning effect" when you prop them open.

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