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post #1 of 46 Old 08-13-2011, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Mirror Swap

Well I've quickly grew tired of the stock KLR mickey mouse ear mirrors. I've seen on here a few have swapped to the new Versys mirrors. Well the cheapest I found a set of them for was 50 bucks each. So I found some generic mirrors on ebay for $25 a set. My only concern is that they may be kind of low quality and vibrate worse than factory ones even. However, I went ahead and bought them since they were only $25.

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post #2 of 46 Old 08-13-2011, 03:19 PM
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A Hillbilly method of cutting down on mirror vibration is to put stick on wheel weights on the mirror housing. Once you hit on the right weight, you can super glue the weights to the mirror. YMMV.

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post #3 of 46 Old 08-13-2011, 06:27 PM
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I am curious to see your results. Let us know if they're worth the $

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post #4 of 46 Old 08-18-2011, 11:18 AM Thread Starter
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Mirrors Installed

Got the mirrors in yesterday about noon. And installed them soon after. They're great! I love the way they look the size of them everything! I only have two small complaints, they're a little shorter than the factory mirrors and it may just be that I'm not used to it yet but its not as easy just to glance at the mirror for a quick look behind you. I have to look down a little due to their height but thats really not a big deal. One other thing so far they seem really easy to knock out of adjustment, the mirror head its self I mean. Like if I hang my helmet on the mirror when I take it off I have to readjust the mirror but its not really a big deal either. They did a lot for the looks of the bike and I don't regret the purchase for $25 I haven't been hurt! They do vibrate a little but what can yo put on this monster single cylinder that won't! The vibration is no worse than factory and they hold their adjustment very well at highway speeds!

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post #5 of 46 Old 08-19-2011, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Guess no one likes my mirrors....

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post #6 of 46 Old 08-19-2011, 12:09 PM
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Dude, they look awesome.
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I would just like to find some mirrors that have wider stalks. Half of what I see in my mirrors is my arms. My preference in mirror shape would be simple round mirrors or rectangular.

I think they look pretty good.

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post #8 of 46 Old 08-19-2011, 09:03 PM
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Where did you find that deal? I like them.
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Where did you find that deal? I like them.
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post #10 of 46 Old 08-20-2011, 05:59 PM
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I was not aware that I needed to read and comprehend on this site. I guess I will move along. UGH!!! I hate when I do that.....pay attention that is. Thank you.
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