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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-01-2011, 08:49 AM Thread Starter
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Thoughts on Mirrors

Hey Guys-

I've read a good bit about different types of mirrors but havn't heard a lot about a problem I am having. I have what I believe to be stock mirrors on my 1994 vulcan750 and I am a rather large guys. 6'2 325... So I see my shoulders MOSTLY out of the mirror. Has anyone had the same issue and what did they do to fix?

I see adapters that I can purchase that may give me a couple of inches... And of course there are tons of mirrors online.. Just wanted to hear from someone with a similar experience.

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I recently had to purchase new mirrors. Since I have the same problem, I decided on these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00230QQVM

They are longer stemmed, and now I can see well.

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They look a lot like stock mirrors... And I'm liking the price. I appreciate it Az!

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Get a set of used Meanstreak mirrors off Ebay. Fit right on, cheep and longer to get around your sholders. I had them on my 750 and loved them.

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I have a set of rectangular mirrors from a Honda Rebel 250 on mine. They work great, and seem to be higher quality than the oem Kawasaki ones, which are now on the Rebel. Made both bikes look better.

I am a motorcyclist, NOT a biker.


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