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Vibration - left mirror

I recently installed the motowerk mirror extender on my 2013 V and they VASTLY improved rear and side visibility. However, the left one is vibration quite a bit, as oppose to the right which is pretty stable.

Has anyone experience this too and how did you remedy the problem? Thanks!
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Thats normal on the Versys. I got the MotoWerks Anti-Vibe Riser that helped alot but theres still some vibe.

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I've got Tuono mirrors and extenders - my right vibes the most, at around 5,000 rpm.

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I've got the Tuono mirrors without any extenders, and tend to get the vibes much more in the right than the left. Who knows why!


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It's probably the mirror itself. Try banging on your bar ends left and right.

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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-29-2013, 09:23 PM
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Mine vibrates more on the left side. I have a 2012 with stock mirrors and extenders. I'm guessing that the right vibrates less because of the master cylinders' added mass. I'm going to try putting a band under the left mirror mounts to even them out.
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i have the same problem and im thinking of drilling a very small hole Under the Mirror and fill it whit something so the Mirror wont vibrate anymore , i think its the glass that is too loose and needs to stick to something on the back
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I posted about vibration last week, searching for an answer to find if aluminum bars reduce vibes significantly. The answer is, not by much.

I don't want to rehash the mirror thread (search site, it's covered elsewhere) but will throw my irons into the fire: it's a parallel twin and yes, they do vibrate. Not as much as my old Norton Atlas, but still significantly more than a 3 or 4 cylinder engine.

I have mirror extenders and my left vibrates more than right. It vibrated without the extenders too. My left mirror eventually broke at the ball swivel so I replaced both with a pair of Tuono mirrors. Vibration is still there, especially at 4~5000 rpm. I accept it and I live with it. There are motorcycles with worse characteristics.

Besides, the vibration is not a problem above 6000 rpm!
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I don't know if this will be of any help cause I have bar end mirrors but after I syc the throttle bodies the bar end mirrors are pretty clear through the rpm range.

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The right side will also vibrate less because your hand is on the throttle. Another forum member filled his Bars with BB's and said it cut the vibration in his bars significantly.

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...=Bar+Vibration
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