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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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Order a free J&P cycles catalog , they have quite a few to chose from.
 

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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! :good:
 

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

http://rivcoproducts.com/products/product.php?productid=558&cat=224&bestseller=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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I asked for these for my BDay, I may get lucky and actually get them:

http://rivcoproducts.com/products/product.php?productid=558&cat=224&bestseller=Y&js=n
thats mighty expensive there. but i found these which are cheaper. might look into them

[ame]http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Motorcycle-Intruder-Voulevard-Sportster/dp/B004Q7HDP8[/ame]

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-Motorcycle-Intruder-Voulevard-Sportster/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.:eek:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Boulevard-M109R-M-109-Chrome-Turn-Signal-Mirror-Mirrors-/390291383689?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item5adf2de589
 

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

http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Motorcycle-Intruder-Voulevard-Sportster/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!
Those T-Motorsports one look kind of chinsy. I'd be worried that you wouldn't even be able to see the signals in the daylight.

I do however like these:
Kuryakyn LED blind spot turn signal mirrors, Chrome

still a bit pricey but they look really damn nice.
 

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I think the replies so far really highlight the problem. There doesn't seem to be much in the way of inexpensive aftermarket mirrors that work and look good. I didn't want turn signal mirrors, just a quick swap for something more stylish. The stock mirrors perform well and I'm assuming they're not expensive, so how hard can it be? I'm sticking with my rotated stockers.
 

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i had these on my 900 and currently have them on my V2K, the price i right and the quality is excellent. They are metal not plastic.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kawasaki-Vulcan-VN-750-800-900-1500-1600-CHROME-MIRRORS-/370572186168?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item5647d2d238

or if you wanna an oversized pair

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kawasaki-Vulcan-750-800-900-1500-BIG-CHROME-MIRRORS-/330665057835?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item4cfd2c5e2b

i5motorcycle is great, i have bought alot from them
 

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i had these on my 900 and currently have them on my V2K, the price i right and the quality is excellent. They are metal not plastic.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kawasaki-Vulcan-VN-750-800-900-1500-1600-CHROME-MIRRORS-/370572186168?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item5647d2d238

or if you wanna an oversized pair

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kawasaki-Vulcan-750-800-900-1500-BIG-CHROME-MIRRORS-/330665057835?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item4cfd2c5e2b

i5motorcycle is great, i have bought alot from them
those first ones aren't bad looking... I wish they had more pics of them though. I personally would love to add some blinker ones as it would help me to turn my damn blinker off.... I really hate the idiot that put the blinker indicator down below the speedometer.

I say this because I ended up driving a good 2 miles with my blinker on tonight because my goggles block my downward view and I can't see the light flashing... lol.
 

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those first ones aren't bad looking... I wish they had more pics of them though. I personally would love to add some blinker ones as it would help me to turn my damn blinker off.... I really hate the idiot that put the blinker indicator down below the speedometer.

I say this because I ended up driving a good 2 miles with my blinker on tonight because my goggles block my downward view and I can't see the light flashing... lol.
you can get a kisan signal minder that auto shuts em off, you get used to it after a while, but it is still annoying :mad:
 

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you can get a kisan signal minder that auto shuts em off, you get used to it after a while, but it is still annoying :mad:
does that change the switch out or something? I have been a little leery of those as I don't know much about them and don't want to have to go changing out the original signal switch.
 
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