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Winddeflector...check this out!

Hey y'all check this site out...I'm looking to get ur guys opinions on this product.

WindRestrictor® Custom Windscreen, Laser Etched Illuminated Windscreens, High Quality Wind Deflectors

U can etch whatever u want on ur deflector and then it lights up in several diff colors. What do y'all think?

Has anyone purchased and installed one of these yet!
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as mentioned, they are in our sponsor section and offer our members discounts


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that is pretty sick, anyone with pictures? considering investing in this if they are legal in VA... which i doubt it would be... considering it's illegal for almost anything distracting on the road... no matter how nice it is

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i need one ,,,,, reapolstering my slk 170 wth alacantera ,,,, will put one on wen im done though ,,,, benzspeed yall.
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Can anyone who has a plastic one comment on how it compares to the factory mesh net?
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plastic as in plexiglas? do a search top right as this has been discussed. try oem windscreen as the search words or words to that effect

or check out our sponsor windrestrictor

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Can anyone who has a plastic one comment on how it compares to the factory mesh net?
Can't speak to the R170, but for the R171 I greatly prefer a clear one to the mesh. The poor visibility was the worst drawback of the mesh, especially at night.

I have the OEM plastic instead of the Windrestrictor, but it was worth the $370 I paid for it. I would never go back to the mesh.

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I definitely want either the WindRestrictor or the OEM plexiglass. From the pictures, both look good. And both have good comments from owners on this website. I just can't decide without having personnaly seen/examined at least one of each installed.
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Thanks, I did the search on the site and found some comments. Apart from the improved visibility to the rear, and I guess improved appearance, any other benefits to the plexiglas ? Anyone prefer the mesh for some reason ?
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installs in 5 seconds. you never ever have to remove it except to clean the 'glass' or underneath it when u do the rear deck


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