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Post  barker on Sat 9 Dec - 14:23

im looking for a aftermarket screen for my t80 not the t80 usual one with a fairing , all I wont is the screen same type of thing you see on scooters
has anyone tried one on there t80 if so what is it like

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Post  JohnW on Sat 9 Dec - 16:35

barker wrote:im looking for a aftermarket screen for my t80  not the t80 usual one with a fairing  , all I wont is the screen  same type of thing you see on scooters
has anyone tried one on there t80 if so what is it like

Easy to make yourself just buy a piece of acrylic sheet (perspex) make a couple of brackets to bolt it onto mirror fixing. Like this one on my bike. Make a cardboard template first then cut acrylic to shape from it.

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Post  barker on Sat 9 Dec - 17:42

that don't look at all bad ,, I like it couple of questions how tall is it and what thickness would you suggest for the acrylic

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Post  JohnW on Sat 9 Dec - 20:31

barker wrote:that don't look at all bad ,, I like it  couple of questions how tall is it and what thickness would you suggest for the acrylic

15 inches from top of headlamp cut out x 20 inches wide. You may need to adjust height depending on your height. You need to see over top rather than through it. I made brackets from 1 inch x 1/4 alloy bar that I had available. Bent back at 70 degrees. Thickness 5mm
The windscreen has a slight curve across it, just heat it up in boiling water.

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Post  JohnW on Sat 16 Dec - 12:40

Here is a drawing of the brackets for mounting the screen the angle is 70 degrees

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Post  barker on Tue 19 Dec - 19:26

thanks jon will make a start now I have the bits

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Re: wind screen

Post  Duckrider on Tue 26 Dec - 14:23

I did not use the mirror fixing screws because the metal is rather aluminum and maybe it can not withstand the vibrations.
So I made two bases fixed to the screws that hold the plastic lid under the steering wheel.

Here a few photos of mine:








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Post  barker on Tue 26 Dec - 16:05

yes I like that idea looks stronger

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Post  JohnW on Tue 26 Dec - 20:35

Good alternative fixing, but I have covered a few 1000 miles with mirror mount fixings no problem at all, and easy to remove screen if needed.

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Post  adespin on Wed 27 Dec - 11:43

The underneath is where mine is mounted also, but most of the time i do not use a screen as i don't use the Townmate when it's raining. Duckrider your bike looks very nice in green. :d\\'-\\':
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Post  Duckrider on Wed 27 Dec - 14:25

adespin, thank you for your kind words.

Yes the green and blue are really nice colors.
I made it in pieces and i repaint it before ten years.


I have found some screens at the past , here are some links:

http://www.motoraid.eu/puig-traffic-windscreen-universal-scooter

https://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/icarus777z/58126873.html
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