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Old 04-23-2014, 11:31 AM   #1
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F800GS Windscreen Spoiler

Hi guys, my bike already has the BMW Touring Windscreen and i'm looking to add the Touratech Spoiler to decrease the amount of turbulence when driving on motorways. However, the local Touratech shop says it will not fit.


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Old 04-23-2014, 11:42 AM   #2
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Hi guys, my bike already has the BMW Touring Windscreen and i'm looking to add the Touratech Spoiler to decrease the amount of turbulence when driving on motorways. However, the local Touratech shop says it will not fit.


Any suggestions?

Thanks
I have the same issue. I'm working on a spoiler build from a BMW touring screen. Give me a couple of days and I will show the result.
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:57 PM   #3
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I have a Wunderlich wind deflector attached to my BMW touring screen and it works perfectly for me. It has a ton of adjustability and very easy to install.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mot...10024-025.html

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Old 04-23-2014, 03:09 PM   #4
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I have a Wunderlich wind deflector attached to my BMW touring screen and it works perfectly for me. It has a ton of adjustability and very easy to install.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mot...10024-025.html

Good Luck!
Can you post photos please?
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:57 PM   #5
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Can you post photos please?
I would be glad to but it may take a couple of days. I am away from home right now but will take a few pics as soon as I return.
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:27 PM   #6
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I added a Laminar lip to my BMW Touring Windscreen and it eliminated to turbulence and helmet buffeting for me. I would say it was probably one of the best $85 I've spent on the F800 so far....

http://www.laminarlip.com/f800gs.php
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:34 PM   #7
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I tried a bunch of different heights and stuff. The best solution for me has been the shorty F650GS windshield. Everything else sucked. 6'2" tall for me.
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Old 04-23-2014, 11:00 PM   #8
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i added a laminar lip to my bmw touring windscreen and it eliminated to turbulence and helmet buffeting for me. I would say it was probably one of the best $85 i've spent on the f800 so far....

http://www.laminarlip.com/f800gs.php
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:30 AM   #9
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I tried a bunch of different heights and stuff. The best solution for me has been the shorty F650GS windshield. Everything else sucked. 6'2" tall for me.
I'm kinda right there with you @ 6' 1"
I fed the stock F650GS screen thru my bandsaw so that it comes up just enough to keep bugs off the back of the instrument cluster.

Although every once in a while I think about the Mirage or the Madstad, esp. when I'm getting buffeted to hell in semi. traffic on I-81 or some such crap....
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:56 AM   #10
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Touratech tall screen came on my F650GS Twin when I bought it. I am 5'7" and the wind hit me right in the face and there was much turbulance. Thought the price was obscene for a brand-name spoiler, so I made one out of a piece of plexi (cut to shape, bent with heat gun, held on with industrial strength velcro). It can be easily adjusted up or down. Cost $0 and works great! Have had no issues since in many thousands of miles of riding. I will try to post a pic later.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:18 AM   #11
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i tried a bunch of different heights and stuff. The best solution for me has been the shorty f650gs windshield. Everything else sucked.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:12 AM   #12
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I have a Wunderlich wind deflector attached to my BMW touring screen and it works perfectly for me. It has a ton of adjustability and very easy to install.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/mot...10024-025.html

Good Luck!
Worth every penny, works great.
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Old 04-24-2014, 11:54 AM   #13
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Touratech tall screen came on my F650GS Twin when I bought it. I am 5'7" and the wind hit me right in the face and there was much turbulance. Thought the price was obscene for a brand-name spoiler, so I made one out of a piece of plexi (cut to shape, bent with heat gun, held on with industrial strength velcro). It can be easily adjusted up or down. Cost $0 and works great! Have had no issues since in many thousands of miles of riding. I will try to post a pic later.
Do you have a KLR too? BMW owners need to spend more money
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Old 04-25-2014, 06:31 AM   #14
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Can you post photos please?

I was able to shoot a quick cell phone pic for you. I'll try to get some better shots this weekend.

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Old 04-25-2014, 03:53 PM   #15
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I was able to shoot a quick cell phone pic for you. I'll try to get some better shots this weekend.

Thanks! Looks good
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