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Pretty much as the title states haha. I am just excited! I got it in dark grey because I think that would look good on my 03'. I keep seeing all these comments about top speed gain is this true? I just ordered mine for looks but that would be a bonus! I could see it helping just because if the bike was in one of those wind tunnels i could see this helping the bike throw more wind over the top of me rather than hitting me dead on creating drag. Idk i am 6'3 on a TW200 so as you can imagine i stick up off the bike pretty far.
 

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Jimbo's shields are great, you'll love it. Speed increase? I didn't notice it, but it does help to keep bugs out of my face and looks very very good!
 

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I notice a big difference between my bikes that dont and the one that does have the shield. Its amazing the amount of air that is deflected over my helemt. I have a gmax gm11 and the wind is pushed right over the visor with the jimbo shield. I need to get some for my oher bikes.
 

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well thats great then kenfyoozed! I am just excited about the wind shield, like i said before a speed gain is a great bonus!
 

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Alex,



I also put a Jimbo shield on my 2003 TW. Everyone should have one and I agree it makes it makes the bike look much better.



I achieved a 25MPH speed increase with mine (or, at least that is what I estimate, I was enjoying the new shield so much that I never actually had time to look down at the speedometer). However, since you got the dark grey shield you should not expect that much increase. You see I got the Crystal Clear Jimbo shield. When you have top speeds in the range of what a TW can achieve the speed of light becomes one of the limiting parameters that you must consider. My Crystal Clear shield allows the light photons to pass through unimpeded. However, your grey shield will cause excessive drag against the photons and this will attenuate any speed increase that you would gain from the advanced aerodynamics of your new shield.



So, enjoy your awesome new shield and the reduced wind buffeting and improved aesthetics that it provides but you will likely only enjoy minimal speed increases until you switch to the Crystal Clear version.



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old white truck - hahah thats pretty much the same joke we play on the dirt rider forum with new members. Except its about power band colors.




Kwizard - I havent heard that joke in a while and its still funny!
 

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IT ARRIVED!!! Seriously james has super fast shipping. That thing got here quick. I will have pics up tomorrow even though i am sure 90% of you know what a jimbo shield looks like on a T-dub haha.
It looks great and his packing job was really professional, highly recommend.
 

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Here are some finishing pics. I took it on a 60 mile little cruise up in La Cresta / santa rosa plateau after I got back from the track (motocross). It was a blast and perfect riding weather both when i was at the track and on the road. perfectly sunny and 72.F it was awesome. Anyways heres the following mods i did:



Jimbo wind shield

Pro taper ATV-HI bend

ODI grips

Bridgestone 203/204 street tires

DG exhaust

Needle shim mod

CV hole slide dill mod

Power madd hand gaurds

street pro CFS mirrors

Yamaha Rear rack

Weather pro cover

JT sprocket/chain kit

New Seat cover (factory)



and i am sure there is some other stuff anyways heres the pics:













 

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I will argue the clear vs. dark gray. The dark gray that I have allows me to reach Dark Knight like light speed in 3RD GEAR !!

I tend to keep it at low RPM's in 4th and 5th once I reach DK light speed. Plus, as I have said in past posts. I am all about the MX style vanity. It just looks cool.



KUDOS to JIM !!
 

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LOL. Yeah serious kudos to JIM he really makes a great product I am very please. I do agree after having the shield it gets up to speed quicker (less wind drag). Because I got on the freeway today and I hit 65mph faster then before. I am doing 55mph in 4th gear at 3/4 thottle so the only time I hit 5th is the freeway now.
 

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Alex,



I also put a Jimbo shield on my 2003 TW. Everyone should have one and I agree it makes it makes the bike look much better.



I achieved a 25MPH speed increase with mine (or, at least that is what I estimate, I was enjoying the new shield so much that I never actually had time to look down at the speedometer). However, since you got the dark grey shield you should not expect that much increase. You see I got the Crystal Clear Jimbo shield. When you have top speeds in the range of what a TW can achieve the speed of light becomes one of the limiting parameters that you must consider. My Crystal Clear shield allows the light photons to pass through unimpeded. However, your grey shield will cause excessive drag against the photons and this will attenuate any speed increase that you would gain from the advanced aerodynamics of your new shield.



So, enjoy your awesome new shield and the reduced wind buffeting and improved aesthetics that it provides but you will likely only enjoy minimal speed increases until you switch to the Crystal Clear version.



Old White Truck






And don't forget to add cow horn to supplement the Jimbo Shield!



Alex, sounds like you're having fun with the TW.
 

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You guys are funny the stuff you think of haha. I love my T-dub! When i bought the TW i was seriously thinking this bike was gonna be a bike I keep for a few months then re-sell. But after modding it to my liking I dont see myself getting rid of it. I Love that its a very simplistic motor that i can rebuild/fix anything on it if something breaks. Its just a great bike overal
and I cant believe I had never heard of one of these up till a few months ago. And thanks R80RT I love the new jimbo shield
 

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Hey Alex, where did you get those mirrors? I googled street pro cfs mirrors but I couldn't find them?
 

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hey "rain will fall" the mirrors i purchased off e-bay and thats the brand the seller said they were. I googled them as well and couldnt find them ether. I think they are just china mirrors ya know. and CFS stands for carbon fiber style. anyways heres the exact mirrors different seller:



Bar end CFS mirrors
 

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Yes they are bridgestones. I have only been on gravel twice and that was to get up my friends drive way so not to much, sorry.
 

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Thanks Kwizard, looks like you got your answer "omm"
 

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Thanks Alex, I'll do some looking! Your bike looks good, pretty much what I''m hoping to achieve with mine.



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No problem man, and Thanks like i said before I am going for that super moto style looks and think I have came pretty close. My last 2 thing are on there way after market pegs and shifter. But yeah I loke the way my bike looks and feels now.
 
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