View Full Version : laminar lip

03-03-2012, 10:03 AM
I saw this product on another forum http://www.laminarlip.com/sprtcmf.php .

I read a lot on their website and reviews online. I decided to jump in.

Now this is adding an almost $100 part to an existing windshield, or in my case a $350 HD fairing. Big leap of faith.

I received the product quickly. I brought my fairing inside because it has to be installed above 70 degrees, as is held on by adhesive locks. The supplied instructions were vague, but had I read them completely I would have gone to the website for model specific instructions. :doh Thankfully, a second set of mounting tabs were included, so installation completed.

After letting it cure overnight I took it for a spin today. It performs exactly as I heard. It moves the air coming over the top of my screen up from my neck to the top of my head. The noise in my helmet is different. I would not say quieter, because I hear more exhaust and wind on top of my head instead of under my chin.

At lower speeds all I noticed was that the wind was off my neck and I was warmer. On the highway, I noticed the difference in sound. I had no buffeting, but noise at the top of my head. Also, I could easily get "behind the screen" by just lowering my head a little instead of laying on the tank. I could still look over the screen.

In my brief time with it I must say I am very happy!

This is view from rider


This is the gap that gives the airflow by design


Not much bigger profile than original


Mad Dog
03-03-2012, 11:02 AM
Great review. Looks good. Thanks.

Gas Man
03-03-2012, 06:58 PM
I picked up A National Cycle v-stream Ultra Low.


03-03-2012, 07:06 PM
And it made the paint flake off and expose the diamond-plate that no one knew Harley used..........

Gas Man
03-03-2012, 08:10 PM
Yeah well... boys and their touring trailer queens...:scratch::no: