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weljo2001 05-03-2012 09:40 PM

Back To My Favorite Windscreen Set Up
 
Well after selling the Tall Parabellum.I took the stock windshied placed it upside down and was able to set it higher with the two extra holes i had drilled from a givi/stock set up. It worked pretty good but at highway speeds i wanted something alittle better so saw a Givi on ebay at a decent price (Since then about 3 have popped up for sale on the forum). So drilled the Givi and went back to the Givi/Stock set up i had before the crash which is my favorite windscreen set-up and it looks great too.


Today...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7080/7...ee16b28d_z.jpg
IMG_1316 by weljo2001, on Flickr


Before the crash..

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8001/7...0414c611_z.jpg
IMG_0518 by weljo2001, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7137/6...0c08a06e_z.jpg
IMG_0519 by weljo2001, on Flickr


After the crash...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7237/7...2ba09c92_z.jpg
IMG_0760 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Arion 05-04-2012 11:35 AM

Looks good! :thumb:

But for those of us who aren't clever enough to figure it out, why mount the stock screen upside down and then attach the Givi to it? Extra height perhaps? Or does the screen behind the screen offer something that the Givi by itself doesn't? Inquiring minds want to know. :D

After what seems a ton of windscreens you've experimented with, if this set-up is rated "favorite" then I'm more than willing to believe it. Well done! And thanks for sharing all your efforts.

weljo2001 05-04-2012 12:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Arion (Post 197690)
Looks good! :thumb:

But for those of us who aren't clever enough to figure it out, why mount the stock screen upside down and then attach the Givi to it? Extra height perhaps? Or does the screen behind the screen offer something that the Givi by itself doesn't? Inquiring minds want to know. :D

After what seems a ton of windscreens you've experimented with, if this set-up is rated "favorite" then I'm more than willing to believe it. Well done! And thanks for sharing all your efforts.


Could have just drilled an extra set of holes to the Givi and mounted it but with the stock screen upside down and attached to the Givi the stock shield covers up the gap that just having the Givi would leave.

weljo2001 05-04-2012 12:08 PM

Now remember with this set-up you drill 2 extra holes in the Stock Screen and the Givi.

SauceyFeet 05-04-2012 02:00 PM

So it's 2 extra holes in the bottom the the stock screen, then flip it and mount it so it's upside down and as low as possible. Then mount the Givi as high as possible by drilling two holes in the bottom? It that the 405? I'm waiting on one I just paid for and may try your setup if I have the facts straight and I don't like the solo Givi screen.

Arion 05-04-2012 02:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by weljo2001 (Post 197696)
Could have just drilled an extra set of holes to the Givi and mounted it but with the stock screen upside down and attached to the Givi the stock shield covers up the gap that just having the Givi would leave.

I looked at your photos more carefully and see exactly what you mean. Makes sense - and looks good too. :thumb:

weljo2001 05-04-2012 03:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SauceyFeet (Post 197714)
So it's 2 extra holes in the bottom the the stock screen, then flip it and mount it so it's upside down and as low as possible. Then mount the Givi as high as possible by drilling two holes in the bottom? It that the 405? I'm waiting on one I just paid for and may try your setup if I have the facts straight and I don't like the solo Givi screen.


No it's 2 extra holes at the top of the stock screen and 2 extra holes at the bottom of the givi, Yep its the Givi 405

weljo2001 05-04-2012 03:37 PM

Heres some close up photos so you can see whats needed. On the bottom 2 holes i super glued a thin rubber washer between the 2 shields. You can use smaller washers if you like.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7278/7...1e5c6dcc_z.jpg
IMG_1317 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Ignore the bottom nut thats for something else

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8155/7...05fd6a2e_z.jpg
IMG_1318 by weljo2001, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7227/7...36e13141_z.jpg
IMG_1319 by weljo2001, on Flickr

SauceyFeet 05-04-2012 04:10 PM

Huh, so the Givi's two supports are the mount and the stock screen? Does this result in a lot of flapping-in-the-breeze at speed? It seems like it would... I question the stability, but it does look pretty awesome.

weljo2001 05-04-2012 04:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SauceyFeet (Post 197751)
Huh, so the Givi's two supports are the mount and the stock screen? Does this result in a lot of flapping-in-the-breeze at speed? It seems like it would... I question the stability, but it does look pretty awesome.



Nope its pretty sturdy and i haul ass on the freeways all the time.

stlee29 05-04-2012 08:19 PM

Looks familiar, Joseph. :D Glad it the best solution for the wind :thumb:

weljo2001 05-05-2012 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by weljo2001 (Post 197736)
No it's 2 extra holes at the top of the stock screen and 2 extra holes at the bottom of the givi, Yep its the Givi 405




Had to edit the above.


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