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Old 08-28-2017, 02:49 PM
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Hey, I was hoping for some insight with anyone who may have put on an after market fairing on a softail. I have a 2011 CVO Convertible and wanted to make it a softglide. Unfortunately, I have a very bad weave/wobble that looks like and feels like the death wobble. I have had the front neck bearings checked out along with some adjustment and rear end checked out with a little tightening of the shocks. I am going to try finding a steering damper, not much luck finding one so far and boy do they look yucky. I am also going to try riding two people as soon as I get another set of pegs.

Any advice (besides lose the fairing)?
 
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Post a video of the problem.
 
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Old 08-28-2017, 03:54 PM
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What brand fairing? I would suspect if it didn't do it prior to fairing install the angle of the fairing may be whats messing with it. Pics, video would help. May want to give Glenn from Woody' fairings a call. I run his fairing and I did the install at his place with his help. He had a lot of info why the fairing had to be mounted with in certain angles. That was about 9 yrs ago so I don't remember all of it and don't want to pass wrong info. here is a link to his website

http://woodysfairings.com
 
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it's a myth
 
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I am also going to try riding two people as soon as I get another set of pegs.

Any advice (besides lose the fairing)?
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Pics / video of this when you do. Hahaha
 
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Are the tires out of balance?
 
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Adding a passenger might make it worse....
 
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I have had the same Deadcenter batwing fairing on both 2003 and 2012 Heritage with zero issues whatsoever. Just want to find out if anyone knows if the 2018 Street Glide fairing will fit on a 2018 Heritage. Prefer the HD fairing with the 5 star electronics or I would try to install the D.C. Fairing on '18 Heritage. Thx for any input.
 
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Just want to find out if anyone knows if the 2018 Street Glide fairing will fit on a 2018 Heritage. Prefer the HD fairing with the 5 star electronics or I would try to install the D.C. Fairing on '18 Heritage. Thx for any input.
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I bought the fairing and stereo through Dragon Fly. I don't see a way to change the angle without changing the mount. However, I will follow up with the person you recommended me to call.

I only have this picture, no movies...
 

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