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post #11 of 39 Old 01-09-2017, 07:59 AM
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If it were me, I would put the highest windshield they make on it. I have the cross tour windshield on mine and I wish it were a few inches taller. They look fine on the sled in my opinion and when it is really cold put gauntlets on the bars and you are set. You cant Oogle over the sleds looks when you are riding anyway and comfort is to me the most important thing.
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If it were me, I would put the highest windshield they make on it. I have the cross tour windshield on mine and I wish it were a few inches taller. They look fine on the sled in my opinion and when it is really cold put gauntlets on the bars and you are set. You cant Oogle over the sleds looks when you are riding anyway and comfort is to me the most important thing.
I agree 100% get the high windshield. they only take 2 minutes to change out if you don't want to run it all the time. I was out all day on Saturday in northern MN in -20 and between the high windshield and the gauntlets, I stayed nice and warm all day (also heated shield on helmet)
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Looking at finding a way to keep the hands and helmet from getting alot of wind when running on trails/lakes. I've got my eyes on a 6639-321 windshield to match my decals on my '15 XF8000CC.

Anyone have thoughts on the height of the mid windshields? Help with wind on hands/helmet? Look good or goofy?

I was originally just going to get handguards, but I am now leaning towards a windshield. My handlebars aren't completely vertical, so I was thinking handguards would be good too, as long as they don't interfere.

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Here's my LXR with Powermadd handgaurds and the little round mirrors they sell as an add-on. My hands don't get cold.
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Purchased a 2016 ZR6000 limited and a 7000 limited. Put LXR windshield with mirrors on both. Wind now hits in neck area instead of chest. If I did it again I would go with the taller windshield as well. Attached a pic of my ZR6000 with LXR windshield and mirrors for a look. We actually like the look better than stock but that is a view from here.
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Purchased a 2016 ZR6000 limited and a 7000 limited. Put LXR windshield with mirrors on both. Wind now hits in neck area instead of chest. If I did it again I would go with the taller windshield as well. Attached a pic of my ZR6000 with LXR windshield and mirrors for a look. We actually like the look better than stock but that is a view from here.
I'll admit, that does look pretty slick.

I suppose the next question will be, how well do they hold up if you end up having to flip your baby over from playing in hills on powder? I can't imagine they would last more than a couple rolls. (I'm not talking constant rolling down a hill, just getting it unstuck, a single, controlled roll)

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Woah man, don't get your feathers ruffled there. I think you took what I said a little too to heart.

If you want to look like a snowmobile poster boy for the gay pride community when you ride, then by all means go for it. You won't have any issues from me, I'll cheer you on.
I didn't get my feathers ruffled and didn't anywhere insult you. I Think you could have made your point without the personal insult.

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I didn't get my feathers ruffled and didn't anywhere insult you. I Think you could have made your point without the personal insult.
Hey bud, no personal insult intended. I think I used the same attitude in my post as you used in yours. If you or others see what I said as a personal attack, I apologize. I was only referring to mismatched riding gear as similar to the colors of a rainbow.

If I have a choice to pick between something that matches and something that doesn't of equal quality and function, I'll go for it. Luckily, there's alot of vendors out there online that can help me find what I want instead of being forced to go down to the local dealerships and pick something I sort-of want out of necessity, if that makes sense.

I do understand your point of not skimping on something just because it looks nice, and I'm 100% in agreement with you on that.

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I think I used the same attitude in my post as you used in yours.
Uh no; I had no attitude. I said go for function rather than if it looks good. That's it. No attitude. Basically, stay warm. Where did I cop some attitude?
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Uh no; I had no attitude. I said go for function rather than if it looks good. That's it. No attitude. Basically, stay warm. Where did I cop some attitude?

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You can get your HJC gloves that "match my Arctic cat orange jacket nicely" and thats all well and good but what would you feel like looking good and matching your Arctic Cat Jacket, when your getting frostbite or freezing to death. Not so much huh?
I had two others look at this post before I even made an original reply just to make sure I wasn't the only one that saw it.. It's not a big deal really. I know how hard it is to read intent in words and it probably just caught me offguard. What's more important is the discussion and suggestions about the topic.
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I had two others look at this post before I even made an original reply just to make sure I wasn't the only one that saw it.. It's not a big deal really. I know how hard it is to read intent in words and it probably just caught me offguard. What's more important is the discussion and suggestions about the topic.
Well your two others are wrong too, I never insulted anybody ok? on that note I'll just say again best thing I ever bought were gauntlets
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