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Offline gpd323

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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2016, 07:52:06 pm »
I have 2 AST Ram ball mounts that replace a clutch/brake master cylinder bolt. Then I use a short 3" Ram ball extension to both the GPS and radar detector. Both clear the windscreen full lock to lock on the stock screen. I currently have the CB Euro short version and plenty of room lock to lock.

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close up of the Ram setup on the GPS from the side

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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2016, 11:35:29 pm »
After reading all the helpful posts and sitting on the bike yesterday visualizing both mounting possibilities up top at handlebar and low between them I decided that down low would be more practicable so I ordered the Ball I need to screw in the heilbar threaded boss  via Amazon  RAM-B-236U i know other parts still needed but not in a hurry, too cold to ride now.   
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2016, 01:12:19 am »
I use MC Enterprise brake and clutch reservoir Ram Mounts. It places stuff where I can see it just below my speedometer and not in my way.
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2016, 06:46:52 am »
MC Larry stem bolt with a Ram ball. It puts the GPS dead-center between the handlebars. I have to reach around the GPS a bit to get to the key, but it's not awful. Be aware that if you go this route you need a major-league 12mm allen driver, and a 26mm socket to put the bolt back on. But once it's done it's a nice clean installation.
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #29 on: February 13, 2016, 10:25:13 pm »
This is what I came up with for mounting hand held GPS ( no need to buy a new one)  Parts used : RAM-B-236 U, RAM-HOL-GA41U, RAM- 238U & Ram-B-201U ( Maybe change to the shorter arm?)  and here are some pics.
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #30 on: February 13, 2016, 10:51:34 pm »
After driving at 70 mph into the grass median between the north and south lanes on I-5 while looking at the GPS mounted low between the bars, I decided to get it up higher, more in my line of sight.

I use a RAM-B-231-1U 1" Ball base that fits over the brake master cylinder clamp. A couple of longer bolts from the hardware store and it mounts right up in less than a minute. It's great for the GPS because there's less sun glare, but I also use it occasionally for a GoPro.

http://www.rammount.com/part/RAM-B-231-1U
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #31 on: February 13, 2016, 11:24:26 pm »
And the good part is murph said black bar risers will be available soon for us 2015 C14 owners. ;D

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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #32 on: February 14, 2016, 01:38:54 am »
Powder coating is also an option.
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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #33 on: February 16, 2016, 11:48:47 am »
Powder coating is also an option.


Yep.  And Murph is gonna do it so I Wont have to mess with it  ;D

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Re: GPS Mounting
« Reply #34 on: February 17, 2016, 02:50:37 am »
I just mounted mine on a stick mount (can't remember what they actually call it) that goes on the inside of the bars. I know the OP has Helis but thought I would show it anyway. In the pics, the view of the gauges is not blocked and it is up high to see easier. I also have four inch risers so it's really in my face. The ram ball mount in the center is for a cell phone. I ordered an X grip and it's not here yet. I had a Garmin there but it was too low. One picture is with the GPS off the mount.