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Old 07-05-2010, 12:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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window screen for grill block

I was reading somewhere, might have been here, that using window screen will make a great grill block. At highway speeds lets only a little air in and at low speed lets in lots of air. Has anyone tried this or did I misread. I was operating on very little sleep and cant find the link again.

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Old 07-05-2010, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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...yes, it'll work, but only until the screen becomes clogged with bug-guts and road debris, then you'll have a problem.

...screens were popular during the 1950-1960's as "bug-catchers" but the fad soon waned as overheated radiators (especially in summer while crossing southwest desert) was their downfall.

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