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post #1 of 12 Old 04-12-2018, 03:53 PM Thread Starter
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Did a mirror extension experiment

For a test, I bought some from eBay. About $12 delivered. They are actually WAY better than I expected. Anyway, the results were odd. Seemed about the same turbulence until I moved my head about half a helmet width to the left and then pure bliss. Move it to Center, turbulence again. Move it half a helmet width right and wow, terrible. Odd that the left side was great and the right was terrible. Anyone else ever see/feel that?

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post #2 of 12 Old 04-12-2018, 04:31 PM
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I bought (Assumingly) the same offset mirror extenders- Zero issues then again I don't have buffetting at all.. Madstad mount and a slightly extended shield.. The extenders REALLY help as I have broad shoulders
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I do like the field of view improvement. A new windshield is tops on my list now. I may do the vent/tube experiment also.

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post #4 of 12 Old 04-17-2018, 05:22 PM
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Mirror extensions eliminated my buffeting I just can't remember the brand right now.
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post #5 of 12 Old 04-17-2018, 05:33 PM
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Snowlover, can you provide a link? I'm interested it trying mirror extenders too. Thanks
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post #6 of 12 Old 04-17-2018, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Did a mirror extension experiment

Sorry, not link savy.

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post #8 of 12 Old 04-17-2018, 07:42 PM
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My $20 cheap-o's don't see to have buffeting. I've never experienced the irritation even with the stock screen and mirrors.
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Thanks, that helps.
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