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Author Topic: Homemade Laminar Lip on XEvo.  (Read 2473 times)
loonymoon
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« on: August 17, 2010, 20:09:15 »

I used the bit I cut off the large GIVI screen (not yet fitted) to try to make a laminar lip for my XEvo. I stuck it to the screen using the same blobs/strips as the LIP company use themselves. It wasn't easy to get them to stick due to the curvature of both the screen and the "lip" but they seem pretty rock solid.

Took it for a test ride and it definitely feels like an improvement. Less buffetting for sure, still noisy at very high speeds but more of a continuous roar than the turbulence I got before and it's quieter at normal speeds now.





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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2010, 08:26:14 »

Neat job and I guess pretty much a freebie - result!   Clap
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2010, 09:10:34 »

Nice! How much space did you leave between lip and the screen?
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2010, 14:58:42 »

Neat job and I guess pretty much a freebie - result!   Clap

Yep, pretty pleased, but it'll only be a relative freebie if I ever get round to using the rest of the GIVI screen - until then it's a very expensive way of doing it!

Nice! How much space did you leave between lip and the screen?

Only as much as the fixing method would allow, it was pretty much a case of putting the tape on and seeing how it'd fit. In the end there's about 1cm gap at the bottom and perhaps 0.5cm gap at the top between the lip and screen.
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2010, 20:09:53 »

Got the grommets today so I've fitted them to the givi, so it might not end up being an expensive plastic donor after all!!
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