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Old 01-25-2015, 12:54 PM   #1
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mesh screen vs wind speed?

When I was younger, my Father and I used to install Home Satellite Dishes like this one made with mesh, before DirectTV and such came out.



I remember discussing with him about wind being able to pass through the dish. He told me that at a certain wind speed the mesh no longer let the wind through and the dish would act like a solid dish.

I have tried several Google searches trying to find that wind speed number and I can't seem to find it.

Do any of you know what wind speed would make a mesh screen act as solid?

I'm curious to know as the front bumper I'm getting installed has mesh in it and I was thinking about installing mesh side air intakes.


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Old 01-25-2015, 01:04 PM   #2
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When I was younger, my Father and I used to install Home Satellite Dishes like this one made with mesh, before DirectTV and such came out.


I remember those old 3 meter C band TVRO Dishes
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:07 AM   #3
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I think perhaps you are over-thinking it. GT3 comes with mesh as standard in the front. I had mesh on my old S bumper and my current one with no cooling problems.
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I am all meshed....sides and front with 70% (iirc) flow area and am fine. Note that I removed my side vent louvers completely
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:39 PM   #5
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It was just running through my head as I've seen pics of cars running without the mesh on the front bumper.

jaykay, I'm digging the mesh side intakes. You have a pic of your car you could post here?
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:23 PM   #6
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:33 PM   #7
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Not the best pictures as the light plays tricks with the look of the mesh......it really looks great and is very functional. I think they should have come from the factory this way

You may search and find better ones that I have posted
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