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Re: v1 laser works
Dan: I actually think the missing front plate makes it harder for the laser
gun to measure your speed since the plate is really the only retro-reflector
on the front of the car. The rest of the car scatters most of the IR light.
I also run with no front plate.
'91 200Q, V1, no front plate, usually going too fast.
At 01:37 PM 3/27/98 -0500, you wrote:
>No doubt about it.
>Going up the NYS Thruway, bright sun in my eyes.
>Laser warning goes off, I figured it was a false
>because of the sun (this has happened).
>I slowed down anyway though, and BRAAAP it goes
>off again. Now I see the trooper on the right hand
>side, hidden in the bushes, firing out the window
>(which I would have contested had he pulled me over).
>He decided that 10mph or so over was not enough to
>justify a stop, even though I have no front plate
>and too-dark windows :)
>Once again, thank you Mike Valentine.
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