Recently bought a second hand XJ6 diversion. I’m new to riding so quite inexperienced. The stock screen on the XJ6-S doesn’t provide a great amount of protection at speed. I’m quite tall so find myself getting quite battered around unless I get really low down.
Do you guys have any suggests or comments with regards to replacing the stock screen with something that offers a bit more protection. Also will I need to inform my insurance company if I replace the stock screen?
I’ve got a Double Bubble screen on my FZ6 similar to this one http://amzn.to/1oIdERT , it helped me, though I’d like to possibly trim the standard one to make the air hit the chest more. The only downside is if you’re giving a as tall person a pillion it creates a weird turbulence between the two helmets at higher speeds fine if the pillion is shorter though.
It’s a real try and error when you look into it on the forums.
ok cool. I didn’t get the insurance to carry a pillion so shouldn’t find that a problem - within the next 12 months anyway
Might order down the screen you’ve suggested and go from there. Cheers Did you tell the insurance company that you had changed the screen?
You should just to be on the safe side, I even declared anodised aluminium dust caps.:ermm:
Loads of threads about it on http://yamahaxj6.proboards.com/ I looked at it myself before deciding I’m short enough to just tuck down a bit at speed.
I think the consensus is that the double bubble screen is less effective than a touring or flip up type screen for taller riders. Also seem to remember some talk of the S and F (half or full faired) versions having slightly different screens - worth checking before you buy.
Yea it does seem as though they have different fittings. Ill need to make sure they specifically list compatibility with the S.
I’ve seen a few online with the full touring screen. I’m not sure if I’m a fan or not.
I guess I could always buy the smaller double-bubble screen for now and switch over to the touring screen for any longer motorway journeys.