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Discussion in 'Forks / Handlebars' started by liferider, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. liferider

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    image.jpeg image.png image.jpeg well with the new tach the windshield did not fit. I looked at custom building a new plate but with the aluminum billet and time I was looking at about $300.00 with not really knowing the whole outcome of structural soundness. So I called Wind Vest who originally built the windshield mounts and brackets for Big Dog Motorcycles. They actually still had a couple of 1" extension pieces for what I was doing! So I got a set for $100.00 and they work perfect. My windshield clears the tach by 1/4". BTW, Wind Vest said these plate mounts have become rare and very very expensive. They went to a handle bar mount about 5 yrs ago. Something to do with to costly to build base plate.
     
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    5 th gear @ 2900 rpm. Usually do not hit 6th till 80 mph now I know why. Just never felt right. And I was correct. It was to low rpm's lugging motor
     
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    Sweet looks good!

    Haven't seen ya around in awhile. Hope all is well over there.

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    I have a different type of mount for the windshield. The mounts that I have mount on the handlebars which will bring the Windshield up a
    more than where yours is mounted. If interested let me know.

    Carlos :old2:


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    That's the mount Wind Vest sells now. Mine is the Bigdog set up using the billet alum plate under the handle bars.
     
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    Carlos has the goods! :old2:

    Just like mine, that I've had for 12 years. Leave the rings attached to the bars/uprights and it's only 2 bolts to remove the bracket/windshield when not needed.
     
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