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Old 08-07-2013, 07:41 PM   #8296
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Chunk of wood and a BFH will fix that.
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:03 PM   #8297
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Can you advise how you did this, or reference to the how-to and how it worked out for you? I know "Individual results may vary" and not trying to start another thread on it but general idea.
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:58 PM   #8298
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Old 08-07-2013, 10:42 PM   #8299
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NACA ducts

I basically followed the advice of Sakurama found here: link

I did it to reduce the buffeting which was driving me nuts on the highway. So here's my take on the results:
0-60mph - no buffet at all, don't even remember it was there
60-70mph - maybe 30% of the original buffet, still happy
70-80mph - 50% of original buffet, starting to bug me
Over 80mph - a thousand midgets are kicking your head every minute, sucks

Overall, a worthwhile mod for me. What I used to feel at 60mph, I now don't feel until 80mph. I don't normally travel above 80 for long on the highways around the east coast, so that's a win.

The only tools I used were a drill to start the holes, a jig saw to rough in the shapes, files to finish the shapes, and a dremel to polish the edges. I used RTV silicon to adhere them. I also used a dremel grinding wheel to cut some excess material off of the carbon fiber ducts so they would sit more flush.

Hope this helps.

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Can you advise how you did this, or reference to the how-to and how it worked out for you? I know "Individual results may vary" and not trying to start another thread on it but general idea.
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Old 08-07-2013, 10:58 PM   #8300
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First I did this:
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Then I did this:
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Which led to this:
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Good times!
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:03 AM   #8301
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Old 08-08-2013, 06:53 PM   #8302
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They all do that.

True story.
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:31 PM   #8303
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:21 PM   #8304
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Stopped for tea on the way home from a rally.......

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Old 08-09-2013, 01:14 PM   #8305
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Felt my front brake was a little plywood feeling (950 adv s with SE single sided setup)
So I swapped the pads for new, still not happy after ride in today so may bleed later.
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Old 08-10-2013, 12:27 AM   #8306
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:42 AM   #8307
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Wink Rode it



Then put the cheapo Chinese "genuine" side stand foot on, gave it a bath and cleaned and lubed the chain. Ooh and bought two spare tubes and ordered an E-09 Dakar rear for the upcoming desert trip.
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:48 PM   #8308
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Pimped it up a bit

After a complete service and general going over 3 weeks ago (only the engine was left in the frame: full service inc. valve check, all bearings stripped and regreased, fork service, new C+S, new pads all round, ecu reprogram with 2011 map) the bike is feeling like new.

Externally it was getting a bit tired after 75,000 kms (its only a 2010 ) so I spent all today down at the local graphics shop here in Santiago. www.churestyle.cl

Carbon fibre wrapped the screen and front mudguard, front plate as required by law in Chile, and a go faster stripe on both to match my helmet!





Fly the flag! Check. Union Jack graphic added



Even the ass end got a little tweak



Ready for a 4 day ride in the southern Atacama starting Thursday now....

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Old 08-10-2013, 10:03 PM   #8309
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I planned our send off from california back to indiana. She gets one more long ride before getting on a trailer and heading home for good. a long 1030 mile day from 29 palms up over tioga pass and back down by lake elsinore before returning to the desert to have her fuel drained and put away.
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Old 08-10-2013, 11:24 PM   #8310
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Put on one of cj's fan kit. Only one hard step getting the plugs togeather for the original fan without removing fuel tank.
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