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FWIW, I have my Rx heads are 12" from the centerline of the car (BMW Roundel) and 13" off the ground. I don't face Dragons, but tested fine against them.

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Like the real world input. Thank you.
 

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Update after testing.
Thanks to a forum member here (not naming him in case he's not OK with that), I had a chance to test against a number of guns this morning. Everything but the Dragoneye was "jam to close enough to gun to not matter"
Dragoneye and the "small Dragoneye" (forget the name) did punch through - at about 700 feet when he aimed it at the headlights. Also tested going MUCH above the speed limit and slamming the brakes to change the angle to see if that was an issue. Not at effect all, so don't think the concerns above about being too far back are valid. Same distance punch through.
BUT, if I would do it again I would likely move the lower heads out a bit.
It's a tough one since in my home state most people run a front plate so LEO are trained to aim for he center of mass (license plate). That aim is very well covered by my current position. But if the LEO moved towards the headlights they will get me. Esp since this car has separate high beams that are parabolic reflectors.

All in - very happy with the install. And after these few weeks and plenty of hood opening (this car responds does well to an opened hood after a hard drive, so standard operating procedure in garage after a good drive home....), the TX sensor remains absolutely solid in place, still perfect alignment.
 

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Update after testing.
Thanks to a forum member here (not naming him in case he's not OK with that), I had a chance to test against a number of guns this morning. Everything but the Dragoneye was "jam to close enough to gun to not matter"
Dragoneye and the "small Dragoneye" (forget the name) did punch through - at about 700 feet when he aimed it at the headlights.
You had P/Ts on both HLs & Fog lights.
If you didn't use sticky tape (bracket-to-Sensor contact) on your 2 lower RX/TX transponders you can hold the front edge of the bracket on each side w/ your thumbnails & then use your 2 index fingers pushing from the Rear of each Sensor to slide it forward 1/2". They will then be almost flush to the Front edge of your bumper.

Names of both guns:
Full size - DESL or DragonEye "SpeedLidar"
Small size - DETC or DragonEye "Compact"

That's one sweet ride you got there, very impressive acceleration + sound effects,too.
I could hear you coming from 2200ft+. lol
 

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