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Thinking of getting the 23" replacement windshield which is 2" higher then standard for my Heritage Classic. Has anyone used this shield and does it help cut down on the wind???
 

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Agreed, curved top really helps cut down the wind. I have the Long Rides Shield (LRS) on my bike, works great.
 

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I don't want to hijack this thread -
but can someone edumacate me in general about picking the windshields?

I know you should be able to look over them, but I am not sure about tinting - looks like tinted might cause road visibility problems at night - but would cut out road glare in the middle of summer
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I have the 8" dark tint on my Street Glide. I'm 6 ft. No trouble seeing at nite & the wind blow right over my head.
 

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seems like most experts want riders to see just over the top of windscreen in a normal riding position. I have tried this - problem for me is when I look thru the screen when coming to a stop or maybe there is something in the road at slow speed, or when making a slow turn - my eyes have to adjust to see thru the plastic - then when I look back over the top of screen my eyes have another adjust to compensate for lack of distortion - after awhile I get a headach eye strain - today I put the harley tallest screen on my limited - its about 6" taller than stock keeps me seeing thru the screen always - so my eyes adjust to this and I see great with no strain. also creates a bubble pocket with no wind or buffet just quiet and comfortable - I can hear radio/cb at low volume. at sturgis last year when ridding around town a slow speed I just took off the windscreen and left it in motel room for a few days then back on for return trip home. I recommend go with the largest oversize screen you can find - look thru it all the time for day trips and out of town stuff - take it off when you are commuting to work - the bike still looks great without any screen.
 

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My last bike the windshield worked great. My new one has a problem though. The windshield that came with it is a couple inches higher with respect to my view and the top edge of the windshield is right in front of my line of sight so the edge of the windshield is right in the middle of my view of the road ahead. Don't see any way I can adjust it down. Thinking seriously about seeing if a local glass place can trim a couple inches off the top.
 

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My last bike the windshield worked great. My new one has a problem though. The windshield that came with it is a couple inches higher with respect to my view and the top edge of the windshield is right in front of my line of sight so the edge of the windshield is right in the middle of my view of the road ahead. Don't see any way I can adjust it down. Thinking seriously about seeing if a local glass place can trim a couple inches off the top.
i checked local glass shops when looking to cut the wife fatboy wind shield down. they all said no sorry. so you tube it and found some videos. its not that hard. i trimmed off 5" from hers and it turned out great.
 

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I hand to cut mine to make room for the brake and clutch cables. Really pretty easy to do. Lots of info on this forum and you tube. Just take your time and you will be fine.
 
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