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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-11-2010, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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Mirrors solution

Trying to find something that really works on the versys, i tried to tight the mirros but nothing worked. Until my trip to -baja- was coming, i found a desperate solution.

Went to a Yamaha dealer and bought a couple of mirrors from a pizza delivery bike. As far as I know these bikes vibrate a lot, so I recon they wouldn't on the versys.

The only problem (big one) was that they have right and left mirrors, so the screw is one right, one left, on the versys we have right screws. Take to a shop to cut the left screw and weld a right. That's it, they worked perfectly.

By the way the mirrors were 40 dollars both, and I can tell you i have a perfect vision.
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Nice looking mirrors. Cheaper yet, I went with used ZRX mirrors. They have a retro look but are very clear and they are widest on the outside edge giving a very wide rear view. The Yami mirrors have a left thread on the right mirror. I'm guessing it's in case you hit something, the mirror loosens and spins out of the way rather than breaking. Oh hey, welcome aboard.
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Just get the mirror extenders from Motowerk,
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My stock mirrors are fine on wider Tag Metals T2 tapered aluminum handlebars.
These Bikemaster Formula mirrors with some length adjustment are now on special:
http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/produ...112-2010-05-10
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Thanks for the tip and still looking out on the mirror issue and welcome abord.
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Yamaha mirrors have left hand and right hand threads. All the other Jap makers use standard righty-tighty. A trip to a Kawasaki, Honda or Suzuki dealer could have made your life easier, although hats off for your determination and ingenuity.


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On my 2010 V both the left and right mirrors are left-hand threads where they attach to the `ferrule nutsí. I donít know which way the threads turn where those attach to the brake & clutch lever mounts.

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Something I forgot to tell, is that the last owner changed the OEM mirrors and get some ugly and far to be functional set, something like those very old mirrors from the 92 o 93' Ninja. I made the trip to Suzuki to get the set from the VStrom and they are waaaay to expensive (100usd each). Forget to pass by the Honda dealer. You can only find Kawasaki in Mexico City, I live 250 miles from there in Leon, Guanajuato.
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