Foam in fairing


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Foam in fairing

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Hi, I recently installed a 6 degree rake kit on my bike. I found 2 chunks of grey foam stuffed into the fairing on either side of the forks. What are they used for? Is it necessary to put them back? Thanks for the help, I'm still new to Goldwings. Rick


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Probably this was used as wind barrier, they are not standard.....So no need to put back....
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they are to reduce air coming up from the fork area, they are great to have for cold weather riding
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Good to know. Thanks
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They're aftermarket, for exactly what was mentioned - cold weather wind protection.
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Since I ride in cold weather, what do they look like and where were they actually
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1goldwingnut wrote: Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:48 pm Since I ride in cold weather, what do they look like and where were they actually
You can get them from Cyclemax for $10:

https://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/gl1500 ... lers/20256



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Easy to put in or take out as desired too.
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Nice. Thank you for the information on the foam.


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