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Offline Leondk

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Best screen for DRZ400E
« on: October 28, 2009, 09:39:03 pm »
I have been searching the net for a couple of day's now for a screen to take the wind off my chest.  As far as i can see there are 4 options
1.  MRA Roadshield.
2.  Fit a dakar screen
3.  Buy the kappa universal screen
4.  Make my own screen.

Any idea's on what will be the best option?
 

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2009, 09:51:34 pm »
Fit a Dakar screen  :thumleft:
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2009, 09:54:31 pm »
I have been searching the net for a couple of day's now for a screen to take the wind off my chest.  As far as i can see there are 4 options
1.  MRA Roadshield.
2.  Fit a dakar screen
3.  Buy the kappa universal screen :This is gonne be your best option,and it works pretty well.
4.  Make my own screen.This is a option,but alot of work,testing and stuff,I was busy designing mine for my DR and stoped . . . .
Any idea's on what will be the best option?



Send a photo of your bike with new screen,whatever you deside on! :thumleft:
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2009, 11:10:44 pm »
Fit the Dakar screen.
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2009, 11:19:17 pm »
Dakar screen wont take the wind of your face.

I have the Kappa screen, very ugly yes...looks like a police/pharmacy bike...but man is it awesome on the open road! No wind at all!

Takes me 40sec to install/take it off, I only use it on trips though...to ugly to ride in town with :D
 

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2009, 07:48:33 am »
Hi here is pics of how I have fitted the screen. You need to get the angle right to get the wind out of your face (I am 1.80m tall). If too shallow angle then it will actually get in the way when you do technical riding. Also fit it so that it is easy to remove if need be. The way I have fitted it, it also allows for space to fit a 12V plug and a GPS.

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GPS en 12V plug

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2009, 08:49:30 am »
Dakar screen wont take the wind of your face.

I have the Kappa screen, very ugly yes...looks like a police/pharmacy bike...but man is it awesome on the open road! No wind at all!

Takes me 40sec to install/take it off, I only use it on trips though...to ugly to ride in town with :D


Actually it does work. Just tilt the screen forward my making 2 tubing spacers for the top 2 bolts.
Also make sure there's a gap between the screen and the headlight cowl.
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2009, 09:10:10 am »
Why would you consider the MRA screen?  It looks really nice.
 

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2009, 11:50:06 am »
fit the dakar screen :thumleft:
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2009, 09:13:19 am »

Good morning Folks


My MRA Screen finally arrived yesterday.  took me about 10 minutes to fit.

http://i810.photobucket.com/albums/zz29/leondekock_2009/Wilddog%20pics/IMAG0104.jpg

more pics will follow
 

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2011, 01:09:41 pm »
Looks good , where did u buy it and hoiw much  :laughing4:
 

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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2011, 02:29:45 pm »
I was lucky and got this TT screen for a 1200gs for mahala. You could also use a screen of a 1150gs and gsa.
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Re: Best screen for DRZ400E
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2011, 03:22:38 pm »
If anyone with a DRZ or other bike is looking for a screen, I have a Kappa 660 universal screen going for R1000 including postage anywhere in SA. I had it on my DRZ but I have seen them on DR s, older XT s     
and a TTR250/ Djebel