Anyone cut down F800GS windshield? (...tall riders?)

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by redbike13, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. LaPorte

    LaPorte Been here awhile

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    That's what I did. Worked OK, You're in the wind all the time. but none of the head banging turbulences. And when I load my F800gs in my Van all I need to do is remove the mirrors. Also relocated the front brake fluid reservoir.

    LaPorte
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  2. JRWooden

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    Yeah... I notice the 2013 models have done away with the bobble-head ....
    I think I'd like to do away with mine as well.... :wink:
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  3. Motorfiets

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    990/950 master cylinder will fit

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  4. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    Yes. I have such a screen for sale, cut down as you describe, though I usually run with a stock F650GS twin screen on my F800GS, because it is almost the same as the cut-down screen; they are quieter than the stock F800GS screen.

    See the screen here if interested.

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    Fred
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  5. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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    Thanks ... all this time they told us we might be subject to cavitation of the brake fluid or something like that? :huh:lol3
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  6. JRWooden

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    Fred:
    Tell me about the "saw-tooth" top .... was that artistic flair or is there some aerodynamics behind it? :wink:
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  7. machinebuilder

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    they really are not that noticible.......... at least from my side of the screen, I'll try to take a couple pics of it on the bike.

    I'm a little slow on posting right now I just got back from a 2300mi meander through Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas and back


    If anyone is looking for a place to ride I HIGHLY recommend the ozarks and the Butler map. I did not realize the AWESOME paved roads out ther and didn't look for the dirt (this Trip):D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
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  8. JRWooden

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    Thanks mb!
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  9. machinebuilder

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    here's a pic of my bike with the aeroflow bug screen

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    it's a lot cleaner now, I rode in rain several days:evil
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  10. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    I didn't make the cut, but I'd say the former.

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  11. JRWooden

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    Thanks MB and Fred....

    That little aeroflow is growing on me .... It might replace my chopped OEM screen :wink:
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