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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-01-2011, 07:51 AM Thread Starter
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That buzz........Finally

I finally figured out my fairing buzz.

Last fall I went through and used the fuzzy side of Velcro to dampen my fairing buzz. It helped some, I probably had 3 or 4 different buzzes.
The loudest didn't go away. yesterday I figured out where it was and went to work.

Here is where it was coming from.



Note the foam pieces that are worn through.



Here are the thin little tabs that are the culprit.



And my solution. Fuzzy Velcro of course.

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I also cut up a bicycle inner tube and made a couple of dampeners for between the windscreen and the brackets. there was a buzz there also which is possible if the screen is in the top or bottom position.

Now I need one of those smiley faces that are in a yoga position..........ohmmmmmmmmm.............not the electrical kind.

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Good find, I'll keep that spot in mind......if I ever get to ride, we got a foot of snow yesterday!!!!

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I cut those little tabs off and just put a thick piece of black vinyl covered foam where you put the velcro. It worked perfect. Idn't see what the use of thin little tabs is other than to cause noise.
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1/8 inch think foam weather stripping tape works well too.
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I gotta work on mine again, (for the third time). I add fuzzy velcro like you, and the buzzing goes away for a while, then eventually returns. Very annoying.

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