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Paul Christ

Wind-driven Speedometer

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I recently ran across this photo on the Internet. I've never seen one of these, and it seems a little redundant and probably inaccurate too. Was this just one of those fun little accessories that people would add to their car? I really like the way it looks, does anyone know more about this neat little gizmo?

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They were sold as bug deflectors. You could also use the wind speed to add or minus your speedometer speed to check how much of a head wind you had. If you had a 12 mile per hour tail wind and you were driving at 60, your actual head wind would be 48 MPH. The were sold in the 50's or 60's and I don't remember actually seeing one.

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