HPN fairing on a R80G/S help!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Okavango, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. Okavango

    Okavango Adventurer

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    I woul dlike to see how a HPN fairing mounts to a R80G/S frame.

    can any one help me with some pics?

    this is the only one I could find on the web

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    This is my bike... almost there... :)

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  2. R12Battletub

    R12Battletub nooblet

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    Sorry I can't help with the fairing but :tb that's beautiful!
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  3. Okavango

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    Thanks!
    this was how the Namib Queen looked before the revamp.

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  4. bgoodsoil

    bgoodsoil Dare to be Stupid

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    nice! A lot of guys have built fancy dashes on here. If I run across any in my searches I'll post 'em up here.

    I used a Pelican case. It was cheap, only required me to drill a few holes, and keeps all the electrics in a waterproof box.

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  5. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Adios Mexico

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    Depends which fairing you're talking about. The adventure fairing threads into holes in the triple tree and turns with the handlebars. The rallye fairing is fixed and attaches to six threaded holes that hpn adds to the steering head. I believe they also sold a clamp that bolted on around the steering head for frames they hadn't modified with fairing mounts.
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  6. Okavango

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    thanks.

    any images?
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  7. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Adios Mexico

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    You bet.

    Sorry to Dustdevil. I lifted these from him.

    This is the rallye fairing:
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    It mounts to the steering head by way of these attachment points that HPN adds. Unfortunately, I don't have any photos of the tubular frame which supports the fairing and headlight:

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    This is the adventure fairing that attaches to the triple tree:

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    It attaches by way of this tubular frame which supports the headlight:

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  8. blaine.hale

    blaine.hale Long timer

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    I demand a build thread of this amazing bike...for reals.
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  9. Okavango

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    Thanks Airhead Wrangler, I had these seen these pics before.
    My dough is that I'm not sure how the Rally fairing weight (headlight, instruments) is all kept by attaching it the points on the steering head.

    Would be realy nice to have pics of the tubular frame which supports the fairing and headlight.

    blaine.hale
    are you talking about my bike or the 101 G.Rahier bike?

    If you are a fan of this early 80's airheads enjoy the videos I made here in Namibia at the link in my signature :wink:
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  10. blaine.hale

    blaine.hale Long timer

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    Your gorgeous bike, of course.
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  11. Okavango

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    oh thanks!
    I will prepare some pics then :nod
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  12. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    :nod

    Freakin' beautiful bike(s).
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  13. Beater

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    Holy crap ... that's gorgeous. :drif
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  14. Uncle Pollo

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    the new stuff ain't this good looking
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  15. bikecat

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    Pitching in .. some pics I came across ....

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  16. Okavango

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    Here some pics of the upgrades I just completed on the Namib Queen (300m forks, extended swingarm, tank, mono spring).
    I gave up to have a HPN fairing for now..

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  17. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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    awesome build, I really like the black engine with the white frame. I hate seeing pics like this though, gonna get me motivated to start working on my old 80gs and give her a face lift!
    did you lengthen the swingarm? what kind of forks did you use?
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  18. Okavango

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    Thanks!

    The fork are Ceriani/Paioli 300mm travel.
    Swingarm extended 100mm.
    5mm spacer on the rear to fit a 140 tire.
    Takasago 1.60 front rim.
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  19. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Adios Mexico

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    LOOKING GOOOOOOD. :evil
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  20. One Less Harley

    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    Great looking bike......but that ugly velvet seat cover, when you gonna get rid of that. Sorry it just looks out of place on such a well built machine.


    Here's something for you to chew on, as I see you have the petcocks which shut off in opposite directions.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=554615
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