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Old 05-09-2014, 02:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by euromodder View Post
It's fairly useless.
With the amount of pollen in the air these days, you get to see the aerodynamics at work.

@ 95kph / nearly 60mph, they don't come near the wipers / windscreen but are carried over the bubble of air there.
They start to lift when they're about 30-40cm away from the windscreen (about a foot to 1'4" ).
I've noticed that when its raining, the water accumulated at the bottom of the windshield (above the wipers) draws some kind of small vortexes. So the wind is affecting this area.
My idea was to partially cover the wipers so the air could flow more easily in this area, and the wipers could also work freely.
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