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mcmann 01-26-2013 05:47 PM

Fairing/Cowling Deflectors
 
In an attempt to divert the cold winter air around me . . . . I found that ZG1000 lower cowling guides will mount to the upper and lower windshield mounts. Part# 13070-1171 LH & 13070-1172 RH.

Yes, it looks like big Ears . . . But it works great . . . Diverts the air around you very well!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps089092cb.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psc8b33a99.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psf0117fa3.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psb5c39527.jpg

Compared to the AeroFlow alternative:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psd846a7e4.jpg

knobbyjoe 01-26-2013 06:26 PM

Does the cowling guides reduce buffeting cause by the wind screen? If so please describe the before and after effects at speed.
Thanks

mcmann 01-26-2013 06:44 PM

Actually, my tank bag seemed to eliminate the head buffeting . . . Plus, I cut the hump out of my seat so I could scoot back further on the seat.

The main difference is reducing the air coming around the stock windshield. I sit pretty high in my seat (where the hump was, which is thicker) . . . You may need to shorten your windshield if you are getting head buffeting. Or, try moving your tank bag forward or back.


Modified seat:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps5b252fc7.jpg

mcmann 01-27-2013 09:39 AM

I noticed a much better side defector alternative on AeroFlow's website:


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps8313408c.jpg
http://www.aeroflowscreens.com/KTM990950.htm

http://www.aeroflowscreens.com/KTM990950Photos.htm

http://www.madstad.com/s.nl/it.A/id.1104/.f

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psc3bb1086.jpg

I did close off the gap between my shield and deflector . . . Which decreases the air even more.

The only issue I have with the stock shield is that it is too narrow at the bottom. This dorky setup looks dumb . . . But it works with existing on hand deflectors.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...ps73a07d8f.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...psd178e4bf.jpg


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