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Tinted Windsheilds

Post by rooferx » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:56 pm

Im windshield shopping and curious about the tinted sheilds,,Do you like or not like would you buy another one,,im thinkin Optic Armor tinted. ,, Thank You

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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by dtrider » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:42 pm

Depends on the windshield. If you look through the shield, then you probably wouldn't want a tinted one if you ever ride in low light conditions, even a cloudy day. But if you look over the shield then tinted is fine. I have a tinted Wind Bender on mine and I really like the looks.

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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by tfdeputydawg » Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:28 am

Love my F4+4 tinted. There is no problems w/"Low light" as stated above. Think about this, you look through tinted windshield of your cage!

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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by dingdong » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:28 am

I love my Tulsa tinted. I would never buy a shield without tint. However it isn't so dark that it interferes with vision under any conditions.


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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by Dusty Boots » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:46 am

I have a Cee Bailey's light gray windshield on mine and you can hardly tell the difference between it and a clear one. I also look well over the top of mine so oncoming headlights/bright lights at night, fog, or rain at night pose no visual issues.

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Re: Tinted Windshields

Post by minimac » Fri Jul 24, 2015 8:04 am

most tinted windshields are not so dark that they interfere with vision. I have a light grey tint that I prefer to look through and haven't had any issue seeing at night or in the rain(or both).

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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by harvey01 » Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:38 am

Suggest you look at the F4 windshield. They are a little more expensive but will not scratch. They repel rainwater very well and they are very easy to clean. At least look at their website.
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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by CMReynolds1 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:50 am

Harvey01, do you have a link to that site? Thanks!
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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by Uncle Fester » Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:12 am

I have a "Wind Bender" with a dark tinted lower on my GL-1500, and I love it ! When ever it comes time to replace, will be the same windshield. . . .
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Re: Tinted Windsheilds

Post by Solina Dave » Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:47 pm

I'm afraid I'm still a bit old school. I've always had a clear shield on my Windjammer SS fairing, and I almost always look above the shield when I'm riding. I was considering the tinted replacement shield that Vetter carries. I'm not sure why exactly, unless it's simply a case of trying something different for it's eye appeal. Does anybody have any any experience with, or comments about, this windshield? How's visibility through the tinted screen when you need to view down low in front of the bike under low light and adverse weather conditions?


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