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Old 10-31-2010, 08:11 PM   #61
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It's not the fault of the Lynx, it's just that the Lynx was not specifically designed to mount to the SE.

My first set of homemade attachment brackets were made of aluminum and didn't last for a single off-road weekend.

My second set was fabbed from 1/16" steel and also fatigued after a couple of trips.

My third set was 1/8" steel, but it was so unforgiving, that the hard plastic on the dash of the Lynx fatigued.

I have since gone hybrid - steel brackets with aluminum stabilizers. I only have one good hard day on it, but will be testing it next weekend in Big Bend.

I will be watching this build thread closely. If Unaweep doesn't destroy his, it can't be destroyed
Wierd, I'm still on my first lower mount, I figured the little tabs left after trimming on the dash would give out on mine but it's all holding in there.

Edit; I just looked at our build thread, those bottom brackets are too small and levered too far out, try a shorter one piece lower mount.
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Old 10-31-2010, 09:06 PM   #62
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Comfort at speed... no idea yet ... tomorrow night....
I'll be looking forward to your report
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:08 PM   #63
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Ok...back from the first ride...

sigh.....

Buffeting....yep....

Compared to my old 990 Adv...about the same...

I adjusted the beak on my Arai xd3 all the way back and it really helped...I am 6'3" with a 37ish" inseam...if I sat up and extra few inches it went away..

Nowwhat...???..ha...

Before I bust out the saw I am going to ride with my Shoei Hornet...

As to the HID light....Bravo....

more to come...
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:15 PM   #64
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I was afraid of that
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:18 PM   #65
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I was afraid of that

will get it sorted...

55-70mph is the window...

at 75mph it goes away....again....
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Old 11-03-2010, 09:40 PM   #66
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Buffeting no more....

Thanks for the right idea Kurt...

Removed the Lexan cover from the headlight allowing air to flow in and cancel the vacuum behind the fairing....

Nice....no holes drilled...5 minute fix...

Hey Raid Designs...we need a wire mesh headlight cover...
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Old 11-04-2010, 02:09 AM   #67
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Old 11-04-2010, 05:09 AM   #68
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Buffeting no more....

Thanks for the right idea Kurt...

Removed the Lexan cover from the headlight allowing air to flow in and cancel the vacuum behind the fairing....

Nice....no holes drilled...5 minute fix...

Hey Raid Designs...we need a wire mesh headlight cover...
In the interest of keeping the best light protection possible, could the cover just be 'vented' slightly?
In addition, I've always found it hard to clean light lenses when a wire mesh screen was in front of them.

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Old 11-04-2010, 10:02 AM   #69
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In the interest of keeping the best light protection possible, could the cover just be 'vented' slightly?
In addition, I've always found it hard to clean light lenses when a wire mesh screen was in front of them.

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The wire headlight protector for the Adventure that Touratech sells is about 1" off the headlight. This is just enough to get a wet towel under it.

I'm glad the buffeting issue was figured out.
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Old 11-04-2010, 10:06 AM   #70
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Damn, I thought the buffeting issue was a good excuse ... now I have to get the $$ together to buy one
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Damn, I thought the buffeting issue was a good excuse ... now I have to get the $$ together to buy one
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Old 11-04-2010, 12:58 PM   #72
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I've got stuff up for grabs in the flea market as we speak
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Old 11-04-2010, 03:40 PM   #74
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The wire headlight protector for the Adventure that Touratech sells is about 1" off the headlight. This is just enough to get a wet towel under it.

I'm glad the buffeting issue was figured out.
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Plus some of that clear vinyl headlight protector can be add

Edit, now I see NowWhat's ebay link was about ...great minds think alike
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Old 11-07-2010, 09:34 PM   #75
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140 miles today....speeds up to 90....sand, rocks, hills...the fairing performed flawlessly....solid as a rock...
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