Originally Posted by 3Rrr
A weak point on the Vario is its mounting system. I believe it puts extra stress on the fairing "L" mount. When I lost the front (low speed) in the mud the screen made contact and broke the fairing and cracked the upper portion of the screen. The unfortunate part of this is that it left the instrument cluster susceptible which ended up cracking at the screw mount.
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I completely agree with all you said. I'm just happy this hasn't happened to me.... yet...