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Thread: To those that have Brooklands aeroscreens

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    Quote Originally Posted by scannon View Post
    Is it possible that turning the bracket/mount 180* and remounting the Brooklands would clear the wiper shafts?
    Hmmm, I'll take a look.
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    Quote Originally Posted by m wirth View Post
    Has anyone mounted Brooklands on an Ultralite? I like my Lexan shields but when driving in the late afternoon, headed west, no matter how clean they look all those tiny little scratches make it next to impossible to see, so I just park it 'til the sun is out of the way or head another direction. It's really bad on twisty mountain road going from shade to sun in face.
    Pick up some Lexan polish and get rid of the scratches and you'll be all set. The stuff works well.

    dave

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    I haven't used lexan polish, which may be most appropriate for this. However I *have* used the 3M version of headlight clarifying goop (my terminology) and it works great. It comes with several grades of grit and you sequentially use the finer ones. The reason I bring this up is that, if your scratches are deep, it may save a lot of labor getting deep scratches out. For scratches rather than yellowed plastic, I would recommend not using the two coarsest grades; just skip over them and use the finer grades.

    I've done 3 cars' headlight covers and it works great for that application. I would stay away from the various off brands and stay with 3M. Or, you could try the lexan polish first, and if that doesn't work, go for the coarser grit at that time.

    PS lexan is polycarbonate. Plexiglass is poly methyl methacrylate. Lexan is better for this application (harder and tougher).
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    My (expensive) Caterham-spec Brooklands screen bolted right into the spot vacated by the full Cat windshield-no drilling necessary, no interference. I loved them on my street Cat-cockpit was quieter, cooler, and there was less air resistance. Plus they look so cool. Downside: no top/side screens. Since I have a race Cat now, with a small fiberglass aero screen, my Brooklands are for sale. Shoot me an email if interested.
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    Mike - sent you an email.

    Steve

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    My Brooklands are now sold. I was amazed to learn that the price from the Cat parts store has fallen by about 60%, or more, in the 6-7 years since I bought them.
    '97 Caterham Super Sprint, 1700 Crossflow-sold
    '09 Birkin S3, Duratec-sold
    '03 Caterham Zetec track car

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