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  • Offline Gary   gb

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    Rad guard and nav mount
    on: July 06, 2020, 01:42:44 pm
    July 06, 2020, 01:42:44 pm
    Picking my new (to me) bike up later this week.
    Advice please on which rad guard and sat nav mount to get.
    Thanks

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    Re: Rad guard and nav mount
    Reply #1 on: July 06, 2020, 04:51:53 pm
    July 06, 2020, 04:51:53 pm
    It is personal preference but Iíve always found Evotech products quality, fit and finish as good as any and better than most. Satnav depends on whether you wanted above or below the display. Navihalter, Engimoto, Evotech, Ducati and iconicparts to name but a few all do mounts. Most suffer with some sort of vibration on all but the smoothest roads. Iíve tried the Ducati and the Engimoto mounts, both worked well enough.

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    Re: Rad guard and nav mount
    Reply #2 on: July 06, 2020, 07:14:16 pm
    July 06, 2020, 07:14:16 pm
    *Originally Posted by Lambert [+]
    It is personal preference but Iíve always found Evotech products quality, fit and finish as good as any and better than most. Satnav depends on whether you wanted above or below the display. Navihalter, Engimoto, Evotech, Ducati and iconicparts to name but a few all do mounts. Most suffer with some sort of vibration on all but the smoothest roads. Iíve tried the Ducati and the Engimoto mounts, both worked well enough.
      Second that although would also add SW Motech Satnav mount - that one doesn't wobble at all.  I'm waiting to see where my fully loaded '18 plate 950 pops up - it was sold to Motoline (aka 44 Teeth 'dem of Youtube fame) down in Hampshire last month, and it's not on their website anymore.

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    Re: Rad guard and nav mount
    Reply #3 on: July 07, 2020, 12:16:23 pm
    July 07, 2020, 12:16:23 pm
    Thanks guys, Bmwal, does the swmotech mount obscure the dash when the sat nav is fitted?

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    Re: Rad guard and nav mount
    Reply #4 on: July 08, 2020, 12:21:24 pm
    July 08, 2020, 12:21:24 pm
    The way I had it it didn't obscure my dash - certainly it was no worse obscuring than the high level mount I tried first that rattled around like buggery.....things like obscuring the dash would be more than my OCD nature could take.....I'm just over 6ft, and height will have some impact obvs. but no, for me, it was fine.

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    Re: Rad guard and nav mount
    Reply #5 on: July 09, 2020, 02:47:27 pm
    July 09, 2020, 02:47:27 pm
    *Originally Posted by Gary [+]
    Picking my new (to me) bike up later this week.
    Advice please on which rad guard and sat nav mount to get.
    Thanks

    I have made my own TTrider mount, and mounted directly on the steering plate. No vibrations at all. Needed only some longer bolts and made a pair of bushings out of aluminum 10 mm pipe.




     


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