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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-05-2011, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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Mirrors... HELP PLEASE?

Well, it happened. On the way to work tonight, the mirror (the glass part) on the left side popped out of the bracket and ended up somewhere on the road. In the dark...at 50+ mph...on my way to work. GONE!

So...guess I need new mirrors.

From what I've seen, we have 10mm sockets, yes?

Anybody know of good deals for mirrors that look good on our bikes?

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 12:27 AM
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Check eBay for VN800/VN1500 mirrors. Not only do they look better than the stock lollipops, they give much better coverage. I've got two sets, one for spares. Pick has these on his bike, too.

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Our right-side mirror isn't a reverse thread is it?

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1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

Upgrades so Far:
Coastered
R/R relocated
Analog Voltmeter
PFIII Windshield
RAM GPS Mount w/Garmin GPS
Cigarette Lighter Power Adapter
Saddlemen's Classic Explorer Seat
Pro-Tac Driver's Backrest
LED Tail Light
LED Rear Turn Signals
Luggage Rack
Storage Trunk
Engine Guard w/Highway Pegs
Radiator Grill Cover
Turn Signal Relocation Bracket
Saddlebags
Floorboards
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I got the Meenstreak mirrors, fit perfect and cheep on Ebay

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2001 Nomad 1500 Sold March 2012
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Our right-side mirror isn't a reverse thread is it?
That is Yamaha, we have normal threads.

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That is Yamaha, we have normal threads.
Excellent. Thanks!

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1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

Upgrades so Far:
Coastered
R/R relocated
Analog Voltmeter
PFIII Windshield
RAM GPS Mount w/Garmin GPS
Cigarette Lighter Power Adapter
Saddlemen's Classic Explorer Seat
Pro-Tac Driver's Backrest
LED Tail Light
LED Rear Turn Signals
Luggage Rack
Storage Trunk
Engine Guard w/Highway Pegs
Radiator Grill Cover
Turn Signal Relocation Bracket
Saddlebags
Floorboards
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I have these on my bike. Good looking and no vibration. They look like expensive mirrors and are made for 10mm mounts.
http://www.jcwhitney.com/cruiser-sty...wx?filterid=j3 In search box put in 12215G

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What do you think of this "Riderscan", ultimate mirror?
http://www.huntercreate.com/

It is a bit pricey and just being introduced across the pond, but looks interesting.

Gordon

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What do you think of this "Riderscan", ultimate mirror?
http://www.huntercreate.com/

It is a bit pricey and just being introduced across the pond, but looks interesting.
That's pretty cool. Might hafta look into that one. After the price comes down a bit.

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1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 750

Upgrades so Far:
Coastered
R/R relocated
Analog Voltmeter
PFIII Windshield
RAM GPS Mount w/Garmin GPS
Cigarette Lighter Power Adapter
Saddlemen's Classic Explorer Seat
Pro-Tac Driver's Backrest
LED Tail Light
LED Rear Turn Signals
Luggage Rack
Storage Trunk
Engine Guard w/Highway Pegs
Radiator Grill Cover
Turn Signal Relocation Bracket
Saddlebags
Floorboards
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 06:25 AM
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We have Emgo mirrors on both bikes and really like them.
There are 2 versions. We have the long ones. 6" arm I believe.
http://www.partsforatvs.com/default....APRILIA+MIRROR
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