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Old 19th May 2018
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I don't see any reason why that wouldn't work. As long you can get the light to line up with where you want the fairing you're golden.

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It's not meant to work with a custom but I have read of a few guys making it work, there is a fair bit of adjustment in the brackets. I picked up a brow mount headlight to use. I zip tied it instead of buying the fork clamps, call me cheap but it stay put at 100mph sooooo.

Fitment was fine, I had to move my signals to under the bottom triple clamp because I use the type that wrap around the fork tube, like DK sells. It has a foam gasket that presses against the headlight. I have a little light bleeding on the bottom edge but it doesn't seem To make a difference.

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Could you post some pics of how, you mounted it with the zip ties? I am a cheap bastard too, and have been wanting one of those fairings, but I'm too cheap to buy the mounts.
Does it offer much wind protection? Any buffeting?

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Could you post some pics of how, you mounted it with the zip ties? I am a cheap bastard too, and have been wanting one of those fairings, but I'm too cheap to buy the mounts.
Does it offer much wind protection? Any buffeting?

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Will do this afternoon. I'm 6'3 and it has changed my life at my usual 70mph highway speed. I use to have to hold on for dear life, now I can fully relax my grip and am completely comfortable. Wind meets the chin bar of my helmet with no buffeting. If I had a lower seat it would be even better, get the wind a little higher on my helmet.

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All the brackets pictured came with the fairing. As you can see they have some wiggle room

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FWIW, The brackets that came with jheitt’s Krator quarter fairing look just like the brackets that I bought from Bung King to adapt a narrow-glide Convertible windshield to the mid-glide forks on my ‘15 XL1200CP.

Bung King markets the brackets as a way to adapt the H-D Quarter Fairing to 49mm Dyna/Softail forks using H-D quick-release fork clamps. I used the H-D Convertible clamps. I’ve seen these brackets used often to adapt Quarter Fairings, Gauntlets, and cafe fairings to various bikes.

See: http://www.bungking.com/2018-model-4...iring-bracket/






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Those look exactly the same. Interesting.

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Bung King also sell a “flat” version of the adapter pate. It’s marketed as away to mount the H-D Quarter Fairing to 39mm narrow-glide forks using H-D quick-release clamps.

I have no affiliation with Bung King. I’m just a fanboy of products that make it easier for somebody like me, with very-limited fabrication skills and no welding skills, to do things to my bike. With these two versions of the adapter plates, grade 8 bolts, and Delrin spacers, I should be able to adapt any windshield or fairing to my CP.









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i bought that exact one a few weeks ago..the quality is there, it holds up so far. the wind deflection is nice, I repainted it to fit my bikes paint scheme and I like how the light doesn't have that cover on it like the krator, because the stock head light gets pretty hot.
looks like china really pulled through on this one.
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