Windjammer 4 on a '93 Suzuki GSX1100G

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Bike is ready, luggage to be installed this weekend.

Sometimes I think a WJ5 would even look better...and indicator lights not in orange but with smoked
lenses....

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Looking good! It's amazing how the Windjammer styling works on newer (25 year old) bikes! Thank you for sharing!
 

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View attachment 2593 Bike is ready, luggage to be installed this weekend.

Sometimes I think a WJ5 would even look better...and indicator lights not in orange but with smoked
lenses....

Dieter
I hate to admit it... I am not a fan of the WJ V. I have one and appreciate what it is, but I just prefer the WJ III more. Maybe it's those big orange turn signals. Looking great so far...
 

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.....Maybe it's those big orange turn signals. Looking great so far...
I agree with you.... those orange turn signals disturb the design. Therefore I am thinking about grey/smoked lenses with bulbs in orange.

Meanwhile the trunk is installed, too. The saddle bags are in preparation, they need some adjustment with the hot air gun.
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Completed...
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Need to adjust the trunk somewhat to follow the declining line of the saddlebags.

And - I need the correct chrome bar on the side of the righthand saddlebag. Anybody willing to sell that in good condition?

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You did a great job mounting it on your Bike! I put a WJ IV on my 2006 Honda VLX-600. Most other Bikers have never seen one and ask me what kind of bike I'm riding because they've never seen one like it before. When I tell them the Fairing, Bags, and Trunk are from the 1970's they are astounded. I just tell them that back then any bike could become a Touring Bike with Craig Vetter touring gear. Some ask if my "little" 600cc bike struggle's with it. I just tell them Honda built the GL-500 SilverWing light touring bike that was a V-twin 500cc bike back in the early 80's. It sold well and people were very happy with them. You can even find them for sale from time to time because people liked them so well and took care of them. I also tell them that Craig toured across the country on a Yamaha 250cc bike with a heavier fiberglass Windjammer prototype fairing, which convinced him that the design worked and would sell well. He sold over a million of them in the 70's.