1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield


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1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby redghost » Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:28 pm



Could anyone explain how to remove my windshield so I can finish cleaning and cut a wind vent hole. Just don't want to break something else trying to work on windshield, that would be stupid on my part for not asking someone that knows. Thanks for looking. REDGHOST...



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Re: 1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby WingAdmin » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:06 pm

I found it quite easy to install the vent with the windshield in place on the bike - see: How to install a windshield vent

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Re: 1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby redghost » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:23 am

I like that procedure an gonna use it, but I'm only adding the vent to get rid of an existing hole that was drilled for something else. I'm needing to remove the windshield only to be able to make it look new again. It's almost done, just can't do what I wanna do with the windshield so close to the dashboard. Just how does the vent do when it's raining thou, if you don't mind me asking? Oh, by the way, I can see that my windshield is held on with Philip head screws. Thanks for your expertise too! Redghost....

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Re: 1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby cbx4evr » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:37 pm

Check my post in this thread for removing windshield.

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=7678
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Re: 1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby cbx4evr » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:47 pm

Further to those instructions.

You don't necessarily have to remove the mirrors. If you have good screwdrivers you can just remove the phillips screw that holds the windshield garnish on located on each side.

And watch the screws and plates in the adjusting slots. The outside ones are different.


As to the vent in the rain I don't have any issues with it. If there is too much water coming through I just close it.

A bigger issue is when you hit a grasshopper or dragonfly and its guts spray you in the face as it comes through the vent. Yummy.
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Re: 1992 Limited Edition Interstate Windshield

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:09 am

redghost wrote:I like that procedure an gonna use it, but I'm only adding the vent to get rid of an existing hole that was drilled for something else. I'm needing to remove the windshield only to be able to make it look new again. It's almost done, just can't do what I wanna do with the windshield so close to the dashboard. Just how does the vent do when it's raining thou, if you don't mind me asking? Oh, by the way, I can see that my windshield is held on with Philip head screws. Thanks for your expertise too! Redghost....


I got caught in a downpour with the vent a couple times this year, and each time I (obviously) closed it. A little bit of water does leak through, and the drops occasionally fly off it and land either on the dash or just go back and hit the back of the windshield. Only during a real downpour however, and nowhere near enough for me to consider thinking about doing anything about it. I'd say it's a non-issue, really.




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