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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-07-2009, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone use Koso mirrors

Anyone use, or even just see, Koso mirrors?


Per this eBay listing they are about two inches wider than stock. (If the link is no longer valid do an eBay search for "Versys Koso")

I would consider trying them if I could find any reviews of them, but they seem to have just come on the market. They potentially could sidestep that whole issue of the mirrors coming loose, and as an added benefit mirror wideners wouldn't be needed if the eBay listing's dimensions are correct..
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They look nice! Not a bad price, either. Go ahead, Steve, give 'em a shot. I might do the same...



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You can hardly go wrong at that price. And, in case you were worrying about ordering from overseas, I have gotten really good service out of Hong Kong and Taiwan. Should be painless. Let us know how it goes. J.
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Yea I was looking at them too also with the mounting studs on the one I saw there maybe a way to put in a rubber or some other type of washer that may just cut down on vibrations?

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I have been looking at them too! ha Who is gonna bite first?
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well I am about to go on a parts frenzy this comming week maybe I'll add them to the list.

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I got a pair with the signal indicators. I do find less vibration than the stockers. I am still getting used to them (adjustments for viewing behind me are required). I will post some pictures in the next couple days, just waiting for some LED (194) replacement bulbs for the lights on either side of the headlight.
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After adjustments, I still find that the visibility is limited to half the mirror as my arms and shoulders block the other half. I can not see behind my body, without doing a good head turn. The mirrors do not vibrate and are clear even at 130KM/h and with out the wind screen.
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And they look good!



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Hi Cvienna,

You probably already think about Speedy's mirror extenders.
http://motowerk.com/MirrorExtenders.aspx
Those Koso mirrors sure look good.


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I too was looking at these mirrors. perhaps they are worth a try.
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I got a pair with the signal indicators. I do find less vibration than the stockers. I am still getting used to them (adjustments for viewing behind me are required). I will post some pictures in the next couple days, just waiting for some LED (194) replacement bulbs for the lights on either side of the headlight.
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where did you find the ones with the signal indicators I haven't seen them yet? and do you have any pics of them yet?

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got the mirror with signal indicator on eBay from ganbadehippo (1753) on ebay. Total cost was about $50 Cdn including shipping from Hong Kong
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got the mirror with signal indicator on eBay from ganbadehippo (1753) on ebay. Total cost was about $50 Cdn including shipping from Hong Kong
Can you post a direct link to the seller? Can't find the led mirror on Ebay. Very cool looking.

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http://stores.shop.ebay.ca/GanbadeHippo__W0QQ_armrsZ1

This is a link to the ebay sellers store.

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http://stores.shop.ebay.ca/GanbadeHippo__W0QQ_armrsZ1

This is a link to the ebay sellers store.

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Thanks, appreciate it. I just ordered them. I have Speedy's mirror wideners which will probably fix the "looking at the shoulders" issue. I'm gonna tie the led lights into the turn signals. I'll post pics later.

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Go ahead, Steve, give 'em a shot. I might do the same...
Looks like someone else will have to be the guinea pig, at least for the non LED version I linked to. I scored a used set of KTM Superduke mirrors for $40. Not as cheap as the Koso mirrors, but they were what I wanted if I didn't have to pay the new price of almost $100.
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I ordered the non Led ones last week hope they will be here by mid week next and I'll get some pictures up then

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Let me know how you like them, and if the vibration is improved! I've seen several on e-bay. Thanks!
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I just got my mirrors today, but saddly, the package was damaged during shipment. A screw that joins the right mirror and the part that connects to the mirror stand is missing. 2wheels sucks! the mirror itself does not look bad, the blue tint is cool. the plastic cover of the mirror is not of high quality, but is reasonably good compared to the price.

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