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Twojobmick
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PostSubject: Batwing Fairing   Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:43 pm

Batwing fairing ordered !

I'll need to make some way to mount it on to my existing screen brackets but I don't mind that, it only cost £100 ( as opposed to between £400 & 500 for a Memphis Shades one )

Plan is to have it painted to match the bike, together with the pannier tops and maybe get a "trunk" with integral back rest Then it's all ready for the France trip next year !

Will post up pics when the thing is painted but don't hold your breath, it may be early next year by the time that is done, although I do plan to put it on the bike prior to it being painted and get all the brackets etc sorted whilst it's just plain black. If it gets scratched a little at that point it won't be too much of a heartache
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sat Nov 15, 2014 6:31 pm

Sounds coolio Mick,  where did you order it from?
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:23 pm

Oo this sounds interesting, that's one hell of a price difference.
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:58 pm

simbo wrote:
Sounds coolio Mick,  where did you order it from?

Got it off eBay lads .....

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Black-Front-Outer-Batwing-Fairing-For-HD-Harley-Davidson-Softail-Road-King-Dyna-/201133727304?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item2ed4811e48

Although it says its for a Harley, it can fit other bikes If you make your own brackets. The key is the width of the mountings on the fairing vs the width of the forks & brackets. I've measured up the brackets for my old screen and this should fit with little modification ( I hope ! ).
Spoke to a guy at Snooty Fox bike night a while ago who'd bought one & fitted it to his VN1600 .... He also had colour matched panniers and trunk which is where I got the inspiration from. He reckoned it was fairly easy - as the famous last words go .... " How hard can it be ? " lol!. Time will tell !
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:02 am

interested to see it fitted Mick great find
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:21 am

I like your plan Mick. 
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Twojobmick
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:52 am

I'll keep ya posted 
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:04 pm

Did not ProudTexan David fit one of these? Why not ask him how he did it ? ? ?
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:39 pm

Thats a bargain mick 
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Sun Nov 16, 2014 10:21 pm

Good luck Mick,will make a great addition to the bike.
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:50 pm

It will be easy to fit with a little bit of thought, great idea.
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:12 pm

It's here !
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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:26 pm

Oh yes, 2 Christmases in a single year.  guttss
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PostSubject: Re: Batwing Fairing   Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:29 pm

Let the fun begin!! 
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