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post #1 of 5 Old Sep 20th, 2012, 7:23 pm Thread Starter
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Bug Guts

How do bug guts end up on the "inside" of the windshield of an LT?
Ya know reverse isn't all that fast on these!

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Re: Bug Guts

Through the airflow at the bottom of the windshield, designed to eliminate back-pressure.

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Re: Bug Guts

The windscreen creates sufficient negative pressure (probably the wrong term) that bugs lucky enough to miss the leading surface of the windscreen have a second chance at getting killed, by going through the small opening and then being slammed against the inner surface of the windscreen.

Same thing happens when it rains - water travels up the inside of the windscreen and then blows off the top edge.

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Re: Bug Guts

They are flying faster than you are riding. Wick it up a bit.

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They are flying faster than you are riding. Wick it up a bit.



But seriously, there are answers for everything on this site

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