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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
Not quite as fast as the R*...
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
I first tried the HD lowers, but I wasn't real impressed with the limited difference they made as I still couldn't ride with sunglasses without them bouncing all over the place due to buffetting. Ordered a set of Buck's lowers last week and got them installed Monday. Boy what a difference! Sunglasses stay still, shirt isn't flapping around, and my hair doesn't feel like a million needles in my scalp after 5 miles.

Being you already have the Yamaha brackets, I'd just pick up some 1/8 or 1/4" plexiglass locally and make your own. You can use cardboard to make a template first, then just trace it out on the plexi and cut it on the bandsaw. Fine grit paper cleans up the edges real nice with minimal effort.
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
Went with the Sharkfinz on mine, will look for the link, but found them by googling
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
No like a Mini Bike handles very well in town though...... seems to run about 70-75 pretty well...
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
I know... I had a 650 classic..
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
So my next PIA question... How do the HD Chrome lowers work with Cobra Fatty Crash bars?

Thanks Fellas!

CSnakes
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
I have Bucks lowers on my 05 Silverado and they just barley touch the big crash bar. They are great. It's like night and day.

Good luck,
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
I made mine one friday night to try.
1/8" plexiglass 18" tall by 8" wide at the top 4" at bottom.
I HAVE THE YAMAHA CHROME LOWERS, to small and a gap at the top.
draw a horizontal line 6" up from the bottom edge.
I took off the stock lowers and lined up thier inside edges and put thier lower holes on the line 6" from bottom of the plexiglass pieces.
Clamp together and drill the holes using the stock piece as a pattern.
I used a sander to round over the corners and installed the plexi behind the stock lowers with the same bolts and haveno noise or vibration problems and much less buffeting.
NOTE: I do not have a highwaybar/engine guard.
The plexiglass cost $5.
sorry I do't have any PIC's to show.
Hope someone find this helpful, Ride On
 
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Re:Lower wind deflectors 5 Years, 2 Months ago  
CSnakes wrote:
So my next PIA question... How do the HD Chrome lowers work with Cobra Fatty Crash bars?

Thanks Fellas!

CSnakes


They cleared fine on my bike with the Fatty bars. My Buck's will touch at full lock, but just barely and there's enough flex in them that it's not an issue.
 
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