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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2014, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone consider mounting Memphis Shades batwing fairing to your Gunner? If it fits kingpin will it fit gunner?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2014, 12:16 AM
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Well, the Gunner does not have the same front end as the KP, but the HighBall is pretty much the same I think. Can't be sure though. Never had either one.

Having said that; just my opinion but I don't think the MS Batwing fairing would look right on either bike. Sure it would work but it would be like putting lipstick on a Ferrari. It wouldn't do the Ferrari any good and the lipstick wouldn't feel right either.

Have you considered one of the more streamline windshields?
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it's not the fairing but the trigger lock mounting kit that would be different, specifically the clamp size. MS lists two different part numbers 2321-0161 for Vegas, and 2321-0159 for Kingpin\Hammer which have the same forks. The Vegas clamps fit 43mm forks, the Kingpin has 50mm I think. The clamps are adjustable to a slight amount, the Vegas clamps looked like they would fit 40 - 46mm forks. The Kingpin clamps are the same design so I guess they fit a range also.

You could measure the Gunner and see what it has.

I had one on my Vegas and thought it looked pretty good. The only other thing that might be a problem is the location of the speedo, you might have to relocate it.
To accommodate the speedo on the Vegas, the mounts pushed out a bit further which made the fairing appear a little too far forward.

Other than that, it worked well, was rock solid and easily removed. Plus MS has great customer service.

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