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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 12-27-2011, 10:14 PM Thread Starter
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Shopping for mirrors

Can anyone recommend a decent pair of aftermarket mirrors (for the Custom)? Big and oval preferred, but anything not too dorky or too bling is fine. I've never liked the look of the stock mirrors but I've lived with them because they work pretty well. I won't replace them unless I can find something that works as well or better, but my experience with aftermarket mirrors on other bikes has not been good ... Thanks in advance.
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In the mean time, try flipping the stockers over so the smaller end is on the outside. It looks a lot better (imo) and less like they were robbed off a '70s Datsun. Just grab them & rotate them 180 degrees. It'll take all of 20 seconds, and if you don't like it you can turn em back around.

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In the mean time, try flipping the stockers over so the smaller end is on the outside. It looks a lot better (imo) and less like they were robbed off a '70s Datsun. Just grab them & rotate them 180 degrees. It'll take all of 20 seconds, and if you don't like it you can turn em back around.
I.... Like that idea.

I Kid of like having the extra bit of mirror on the outside but I'll have to give it a shot and see if it's tolerable. It might help with headlight glare a little as well. I have to have my mirrors angled pretty far because I have wide damn shoulders and I my arms end up in the mirrors on all my friends bikes, lol. I call them all scrawny little bastards, of course they are seeing as they are like 5'2'' and 5'4'' and don't weight more than 140 at the most. Damn little twigs, lol. I'm 6' and 275.... lol.

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wow. i was just thinking about upgraded my mirrors.

right now its either mirrors or getting some apes.


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I asked for these for my BDay, I may get lucky and actually get them:

http://rivcoproducts.com/products/pr...tseller=Y&js=n
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In the mean time, try flipping the stockers over so the smaller end is on the outside. It looks a lot better (imo) and less like they were robbed off a '70s Datsun. Just grab them & rotate them 180 degrees. It'll take all of 20 seconds, and if you don't like it you can turn em back around.
Well, well ... that never occurred to me, but it does look better, I can see just as well, and the mirrors don't stick out so much. That will do me for now. Thanks a lot!
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I asked for these for my BDay, I may get lucky and actually get them:

http://rivcoproducts.com/products/pr...tseller=Y&js=n
Those mirrors are pretty cool. And it would certainly help me to know that I've left my turn signal on.... Who was the idiot that thought it was a smart idea to mount the indicator lights 1/2 way down the damn tank???? Why couldn't they have put a rim across the top of the speedometer that let you know something was up???

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thats mighty expensive there. but i found these which are cheaper. might look into them




if your handy with wiring you can even wire them to be running lights and such. totally get rid of the stock turn signals and then have a clean look!


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thats mighty expensive there. but i found these which are cheaper. might look into them

http://chromeglow.com/catalog.asp?prodid=703867
http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Moto.../dp/B004Q7HDP8

if your handy with wiring you can even wire them to be running lights and such. totally get rid of the stock turn signals and then have a clean look!
400 bucks is cheaper? Here is a cheap pair in china, dont be scared most the shit you buy here for your scoots was made there any ways.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Boulevard-M1...item5adf2de589
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