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      08-18-2010, 01:14 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by Lotus99 View Post
I'm confused. The red location has no vertical slats? I was wondering if the heads would be in front or behind the mesh in the red locations.

The only vertical slats I am aware of are the ones in the two kidney grills?
Definitley in the red location, in front of the mesh is where I will end up putting them.

I think he is talking about the veritcal part of the aero lip. Because of the angle, the heads will be protruding slighlty (looking top down). The further out they are the better for more angled shots.

My encounters with laser have always been with the gun head on, and on a long flat part of the road, so I have not seen a situation where low mount will hurt too much.

The manufacturer says not to mount the heads behind anything, so I'm really not too keen on mounting behind the grill. Veritcal they say is ok, but the slats in the grill are not perpendicular to the road, so I don't know what that will do to the laser coverage being emitted from the laser diode in the head, and it's ability to jam the gun. Only one way to find out is testing.