Meteor Motorsport transparent aero - anyone used one?

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Meteor Motorsport transparent aero - anyone used one?

https://meteormotorsport.com/shop/caterham/aeroscreens-carbon/clear-aeroscreen/

anyone used one of these? I think I'm about to order one.

any good? I think I'd rather one of these than a carbon fibre one.

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Use one, prefer it to the carbon version because you can see through it! Wink

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Yep, had one since 2015. Deflects the wind and you can see through it. What else do you need to know Biggrin

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Ive recently fitted one that i got second hand.  Im not convinced it deflects huge amounts, but never the less im happy, it gives visibility through it, and i have no plans on going back to a screen any time soon!

The only thing is the type of mirrors you do or don't put on there due to quality and preferences, but thats the same with any aeroscreen. 

Would recommend.  

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Perfect. Thanks chaps! 

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I have spa mirrors which are..... 

I might get some motamecs but I suspect I might regret it. The external bolts are better but uglier. Not going to bother with centre mirror. 

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 I bought one second hand about 6 years ago & I love it. it's been on the car ever since as I don't use a full screen.

I'm also not convinced it deflects huge amounts but it suits me as I'm only 5' 5" Boxedin

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Hi Benton have you got a close up on how you mounted the mirrors please?

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Screens off the car atm .... driving switched to winter/not getting wet mode!

couple of bits of rubber between the mirror base and screen reasoning:-

a. after trying a pair of convex mirrors, I decided I preferred the view perspective of a "normal" mirror for the drivers/overtaking side.and in doing so I found  the drivers mirror needed repositioning slightly and by using the rubber saved me from having to drill any more holes!

b. to fill the gap -   curved screen/flat base of mirror

 
Central mirror is held on by double sided Gorilla tape. It hasn't made a bid for freedom yet!

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thanks all! I'll print up some TPU (rubbery plastic) gaskets then

 

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I have one and as others have said, the visibility is great and works very nicely on track.  Few points:

1. I used a thicker rubber strip to help the fit - couldn't get the gap to scuttle small enough otherwise

2. I found it a bit tricky to get a good fit - with some bending and fiddling to install.

3. Centre mirror - I have one and have it bolted but it's hard to avoid contact on the scuttle and hence a glue/tape option might be better.  I guess it would fine without but for driving to/from track I didn't want to take the risk of being stopped.

4. I have the captive bolts and switching back and forth to full windscreen is about 15-20 mins including the inevitable mirror readjust.  I cut the heated screen wires and fitted plugs with crimper - works well.  I find the fiddliest bit of the process getting the wipers off - I use a pry tool but I generally spend 5-10 mins on that step alone. 

Overall I love it and wouldn't want to lose the extra visibility vs a solid/carbon one but at the end of the day it is just a wambly bit of plastic so fit isn't perfect - not that it affects use at all.

Richard.