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Old 07-11-2012, 07:36 AM   #166
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So you want to see a picture of the lipstick on the pig, eh? See if I can come up with a decent one.

The more I ride it the better I like it. The wake turbulence from a semi doesn't seem to bother it as much as either stock or with Parabellum.

Even in windy conditions really get no turbulence - clean air at the helmet.

Gonna have to stay up late one night and get the lights dialed in.
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:44 PM   #167
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So you want to see a picture of the lipstick on the pig, eh? See if I can come up with a decent one.

The more I ride it the better I like it. The wake turbulence from a semi doesn't seem to bother it as much as either stock or with Parabellum.

Even in windy conditions really get no turbulence - clean air at the helmet.

Gonna have to stay up late one night and get the lights dialed in.
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:33 PM   #168
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Who has installed one on a WR250R
Let's see some pics...make me pull the trigger...
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:33 PM   #169
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:46 PM   #170
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:49 PM   #171
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I'll get the hang of this photo stuff one day
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:04 AM   #172
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I'll get the hang of this photo stuff one day
That day is today!

Nice install. How long did it take?
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:40 AM   #173
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That day is today!

Nice install. How long did it take?
Well, about two hours of fiddling the first time - including taking off the old headlight, shroud, HID light and wiring. Dumb stuff like I had the headlights wired with the low beam on top and had to change that. Trying to get the right angle on the fairing. Then after I rode it I realized the rubber mounted headlight mounts were not giving it enough support and I was getting a lot of movement, so another 20 minutes adding a set of braces to the original shroud side mounts. Nothing at all hard.

I was worried about the LED wiring and dimmer but that turned out to be an absolute no brainer.

Rode it about 80 miles yesterday and am liking it better with each ride. Big test next month on trip to Ohio.
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Old 07-15-2012, 02:10 PM   #174
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another 20 minutes adding a set of braces to the original shroud side mounts.
I took the metal bushing/insert out of the oem rubber mounts on the DRZ and it tightened things up significantly.


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Big test next month on trip to Ohio.
Have a great trip!
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:57 AM   #175
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I took the metal bushing/insert out of the oem rubber mounts on the DRZ and it tightened things up significantly.

Yeah, I thought about that - but I'd a hadda remove the bolts and all, AND, I kinda liked the idea of some rubber mounting. We'll see how it plays ouit in the long run.


Have a great trip!
Thanks. Looking forward to another great Thumper Cafe and a trip to the AMA Museum - just hope the weather isn't 100 plus!
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:53 PM   #176
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Finally got mine on. So far I'm happy. The model 60 light is bright! I have second one on the way!
I think I may end up adding another brace to hold the fairing on, it does vibrate a bit now.


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Old 07-21-2012, 01:35 PM   #177
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Drz

Got my DRZ looking better. Everything worked liked the 650 directions above



I spray painted the back to make it look a little nicer



Looks like one of them ther expensive bikes now



I am really liking this set up. Thanks for getting fancy fairing designed and built.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:51 PM   #178
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Finally got mine on. So far I'm happy. The model 60 light is bright! I have second one on the way!
I think I may end up adding another brace to hold the fairing on, it does vibrate a bit now.


Wow! Who makes that bar clamp? Once I get this fairing, I can get rid of my windscreen supports, and go with fat bars too.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:53 PM   #179
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My bike sees alot of rain, riding and sitting in it. How weather resistant is the electronics/ lights? As good as stock? Better?
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:15 AM   #180
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My bike sees alot of rain, riding and sitting in it. How weather resistant is the electronics/ lights? As good as stock? Better?
Better than stock, light housing is aluminum with oring sealed openings. Dimmers are waterproof as well, have em on my farm equipment which is sitting outside, no problems. The electronics are covered by a one year warranty.

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