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Speedy Zumo GPS Mount

Hi all, I just received my Speedy Zumo 550 GPS mount and unless I'm doing something stupid, it won't fit with my Kawasaki Vario windshield, does anyone have this combo and can chime in? Thanks!

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I have the Speedy GPS mount, but it didn't come with drilled holes.

I found the only way I could get the zumo mount to work with the vario was to put the zumo on 10..15mm spacers (approx 0.5")
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I have the Speedy GPS mount, but it didn't come with drilled holes.

I found the only way I could get the zumo mount to work with the vario was to put the zumo on 10..15mm spacers (approx 0.5")
Did the spacers effect the windshield at all? More vibration, etc..? Also did you have to use longer bolts?

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Did the spacers effect the windshield at all? More vibration, etc..? Also did you have to use longer bolts?
sorry I put spacers between the mount and the ZUMO cradle, and yes it did need longer bolts. the windscreen and gps holder remain as designed/supplied
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Is a spacer rubber or metal? What kind of store would have them, I've tried hardware and auto stores with only blank stares back. LOL So 1/2" thick? Thanks for all of your help!

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I got some spcers from a DIY shed (think Home Depot), they were rubber or a rubberised plastic

I think they are designed as rubber feet for furniture

I had to drill through the base to accept the nut

I would post a photo but I can't get my memory card reader top work on this computer
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Thanks for all of your help. By the way my wife is from London and we lived there and Bristol for a few years, saw almost all parts of the UK including Cheshire. Didn't have a bike there though, too many round-a-bouts and crazy drivers! LOL

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Thanks for all of your help. By the way my wife is from London and we lived there and Bristol for a few years, saw almost all parts of the UK including Cheshire. Didn't have a bike there though, too many round-a-bouts and crazy drivers! LOL

I think I'd rather have round-a-bouts than the intersections we have here...



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glad to help...
I've picked up lots of usefull infor here and on the versys.co.uk site
gone for a few rides with them, am possibly planning on meeting some from here

I see it as you take something out, then you should something back in as and when y'can.
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