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I didn't like the mirrors on mine (bought it used, not sure they are original or not).
Somewhat the size of the mirror, but mostly it was not very adjustable and I had to constantly lean down to see properly.

I bought a new pair from KiWAV (Luficer model, I think) and love them! They have lights in the mirrors (a large orange and smaller white light). Theoretically you can wire them to flash either the white, the orange, or both with your turn signals. If you choose one to flash, the other acts as a running light. I tried every combination I could think of but couldn't get the white as my running light and orange as my turn signal, so mine is reverse of that.

Anyway, I really like them.
- Brent
 

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I installed a set of Harley Davidson mirrors (of course I made sure they didn't have any "logos" on them lol) over this winter. They are the single best mod that I've done to my bike. Way better vision! No more big blind spots! They are more "convex" than the factory mirrors. I had a Ford Escape (relatively short length suv) driving along side of me last week and I could see the rear corner of the suv in the mirror and front bumper was directly in line with my body! Only about one foot out of my peripheral vision with my full face helmet on. I know if I didn't wear a helmet, I would have zero blind spots. Without moving my head I can see everything behind me also (the rear vision in the mirrors "meet" at about 10 feet behind the bike. Best $165 I've ever spent. Also can adjust "on the fly" my hand unlike the oem ones. Zero vibration and crystal clear oem quality glass.
P.S. I was washing and waxing the bike, so that's why the side cover and pillion seat are not on the bike lol
 

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Purchased from JP Cycle. Never been in the rain. Always garaged. Rusty in 30 days.
My expectations were way to high. The mirrors we're great so I swapped out the stems.
 

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I used the KiWAV Magazi mirrors (Medusa). They look awesome in the bike. Color /texture matches the bars and controls perfectly. Shape jives with the turn signals. Perfect match for the bike. I did have to rotate the handlebar clamp to angle them up more.
 

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I installed a set of Harley Davidson mirrors (of course I made sure they didn't have any "logos" on them lol) over this winter. They are the single best mod that I've done to my bike. Way better vision! No more big blind spots! They are more "convex" than the factory mirrors. I had a Ford Escape (relatively short length suv) driving along side of me last week and I could see the rear corner of the suv in the mirror and front bumper was directly in line with my body! Only about one foot out of my peripheral vision with my full face helmet on. I know if I didn't wear a helmet, I would have zero blind spots. Without moving my head I can see everything behind me also (the rear vision in the mirrors "meet" at about 10 feet behind the bike. Best $165 I've ever spent. Also can adjust "on the fly" my hand unlike the oem ones. Zero vibration and crystal clear oem quality glass.
P.S. I was washing and waxing the bike, so that's why the side cover and pillion seat are not on the bike lol

Did those bolt right up or were adapters needed ? Looks like what I've been looking for ,you have a part number ? Those look great ! Thanks,Rod
 

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Hey Rod, I'm happy to help a fellow rider! You need to remove the studs that come installed in the mirrors, I did this by clamping the new mirror stem (wrapped in a small bath towel) in a bench vise with the stud facing up and installed two nuts tightened (very tightly) into each other (aka double nutting) and put a wrench on the nut closest to the mirror and lefty loosey it'll come right out (the stud is red loctited in there). Be sure to use red loctite on the adapter threads that go into the mirror. Install adapter in mirror until it bottoms out, then spin outer adapter nut up until it contacts the mirror stem, then spin whole assembly into mirror mount on handlebar until the nut touches, then back off until mirror stem is "in-line or parallel" with hand grip, then while holding mirror stem in place, tighten adapter nut against handlebar mount.

The two items that you need
Qty (1) Harley part #56000135

https://mstore.harley-davidson.com/...gclid=COmAw-qc2uICFYy4wAodwe4KzQ&gclsrc=aw.ds

Qty (2) Drag Specialties part #0641-0096

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Drag-Speci...224280&hash=item1a2a480479:g:9tEAAOSwJfNc11x0
 

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HValkrider , Thank you sir ! I really love the look & sure the quality is there. I'll get a set ordered. Thanks again.....Rod
 

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Rod, no problem!!! Once you get them installed and go on a few rides with them, report back and let me know what you think! Glad I could help!!! Anything to boost the safety of my fellow riders! Cuz the oem mirrors suck......lol
 

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Rod, no problem!!! Once you get them installed and go on a few rides with them, report back and let me know what you think! Glad I could help!!! Anything to boost the safety of my fellow riders! Cuz the oem mirrors suck......lol
Danggit....I'm lusting for those mirrors now. Our stock, parts bin mirrors are a disgrace.
 

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Danggit....I'm lusting for those mirrors now. Our stock, parts bin mirrors are a disgrace.
Yeah, the stock mirrors are horrible.....I spent about 2 months of researching mirrors and adapters and thread sizes every night for about 2 hours each night. I finally came up with this setup and am very pleased with the outcome. Single best upgrade that I've done to the bike, I feel way more confident switching lanes and navigating traffic knowing that I'm not going to get surprised by a car in a blind spot.
 
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