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Will the mounting brackets from a 1980 Deluxe fit a Windjammer mounting frame that goes onto a 79 Custom? These are the brackets that go from the mounting frame to the Z brackets that attach to the bike. A seller on here has some and I need to know if these are compatable. The Vetter website cautions that even subtle differences like this can cause a set of brackets NOT to fit. HELP!
 

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The bottom of all the windjammers have the exact same dimensions. What I mean, is if you have two bikes (in my case a 1982 CB750K and a 1982 CX500 Custom) They both have their respective Vetter mounting hardware, and I can take the Vetter windjammer from one bike to the other no prolem.



The subtle differences between Deluxe, and Custom mounting hardware - I can't help with. I haven't yet tried to mount the Vetter gear on my deluxe. I think there are diffences in the mount around the radiator between the two bikes. Would be cool though to put it on the turbo - just for fun!




(ps, I like that we can use the smily things on the new forum!)
 

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Appreciate the input. Does anyone know for certain if there is a difference in the mounting brackets for Deluxe vs Custom? The seller is sending pics tonight and I need to get this issue RESOLVED.
 

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I know the Standard mount is different, because of the difference in radiators.



I think the Deluxe and Custom should be the same, as they share a common radiator and engine mounts. The frame differences on the Custom are in the tail end.



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P.S. If you are using the Standard offset brackets that I sent you for the engine guards, you might need to use a Standard fairing mount, too. If I remember correctly, the Vetter subframe connects at the radiator mount, as well. I don't recall how much adjustment range there is, so you may need to mod a little to make the Standard mount attach to the Deluxe/Custom radiator.
 
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