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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #590 on: April 06, 2016, 05:21:06 PM »
*Originally Posted by CB-500-X [+]
Read previous 85 pages
82 of the 84 previous pages were pre 2016 Honda windshield, and mostly not applicable to what I
am relating to.
If you had actually read the postings most recent, you would recognize that, and appreciate what
is being discussed intelligently here.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #591 on: April 06, 2016, 05:46:53 PM »
1. no such thing as a 2012 CB500x
2. all pre-2016 are the same
3. 2016 use a completely different headlight and bezel.
4. 2016 windscreens fit fine on pre-2016 models.
5. 2016 windscreens are less then $ 50.00

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #592 on: April 07, 2016, 12:10:03 AM »
Thank you for the information that we all knew was correct ( and, yes mine is actually a 2013 CB500X).
So, you agree with everything that I had posted.
What is the problem with people installing the 2016 windscreen to their pre 2016 bikes, and enjoying the results???
Under $50, if you want to walk or drive 500 miles to pick it up in person. That would save the $11 shipping.
May the wind blow all around you.
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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #593 on: April 07, 2016, 12:59:51 AM »
If you had read any of the previous posts you would have read I was one of the first few that installed a 2016 windshield on my 2014 and have enjoyed the results of no more buffeting. Love the screen.
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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #594 on: April 07, 2016, 02:14:14 AM »
Me too, I love the 2016 screen as well for so many reasons. Mostly I am so pleased that Honda saw fit to pursue a solution for a problem that affected us all, and that they are marketing the new screen at a reasonable price.
Let us all ride on, and now we can focus on the really fine machine the CB500X is.
Lately I parked (in the city) next to a Triumph X something, all decked out with every option available. It was clean as a whistle, my CB500X was all muddy and dirty from some serious adventure.  I just smiled, knowing who was having all the fun...

Cheers to all us lucky ones

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #595 on: April 07, 2016, 03:52:29 AM »
I found the screen easy to install with a slight tweek bending the brackets ever so slightly in. I'm 5'8" and in my case did not like the air flow directly at my face shield. Tiring and lots of bugs.

I have purchased plastic spacers in two different thicknesses to move the top of the shield forward and the smaller spacers will "shim" the bottom of the shield out to create an air gap which will help quell turbulence behind the shield.
If I didn't shim the bottom screw holes the pointed part of the bottom of the shield would hit instrument pod.

Let U guys know if it corrects my situation. Wardie

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #596 on: April 07, 2016, 03:56:25 AM »
Where can the 2016 windshield be ordered?  Any special instructions to install on a 2013 X?

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #597 on: April 07, 2016, 09:00:44 AM »
Being 189 cm tall and not really protected by the original plexiglas of my 2015 X, I thought I could give the 2016 screen a go, as the USA price is so low. Well, I just found out that for the same part, in Italy, you have to fork out 124 euros! Please someone explain the mystery of Honda policies about spare parts!

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #598 on: April 07, 2016, 10:52:42 AM »
*Originally Posted by marktbike [+]
Well, I just found out that for the same part, in Italy, you have to fork out 124 euros! Please someone explain the mystery of Honda policies about spare parts!

Similar rip off price in Britain. We call ourselves rip off Britain.
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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #599 on: April 07, 2016, 11:51:29 AM »
*Originally Posted by hilldweller [+]
We call ourselves rip off Britain.

I would disassociate myself from that statement - it is a term used by sensationalist journalists to describe situations in which they can identify elements which seem unfair or unreasonable - but I object to it as a blanket description of this fine and historic country which I am proud to live in (mini-rant over  :001:).

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