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Offline Tiga1050

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2018, 08:54:30 PM »
*Originally Posted by Bulldogfour [+]
I drilled the front hidden Madstad mount, the one that you fit in place of the original Triumph screen mount - but beware, its really hard steel and you need a good drill.  Drill two holes and fit a 1 Ram ball fitted and with a standard 3 Ram extension the satnav goes exactly where I wanted it.

Just to clarify this for me, does this mean you have used two Ram balls, one on the Madstad mount and one on the rear of the GPS bracket?

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2018, 09:16:44 PM »
I used the Triumph  handlebar mount that came with my bike 2 or 3 times, IT IS DANGEROUS, NO QUESTION, IT IS TOO LOW . Use a 6" RAM extention now with a ball end eather end and it positions the satnav perfectly over the clock, no downward  head movement just a slight drop of the eyes
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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2018, 11:26:36 PM »
*Originally Posted by Tiga1050 [+]
Just to clarify this for me, does this mean you have used two Ram balls, one on the Madstad mount and one on the rear of the GPS bracket?

Yes to a Ram ball bolted to the Madstad mount with 2 bolts, and yes to one on the back of the satnav mount with 4 bolts.  The link between takes a ball at each end and is tighter by the nut you can see in one of the photos.  I think most satnav mounts will take a standard 4 bolt ram ball, certainly TomTom ones do.
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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2018, 02:44:53 PM »
Am sure that someone else posted the same set up as I have but if its any help, here is what I have:



Link to item - Handlebar mount (not used on the handlebar!) - https://buybits.com/ram-u-bolt-base-for-motorbike-handlebars-ram-b-231z-sku-3568.html



Link to item - 3" Extension arm - https://buybits.com/ram-standard-3inch-double-socket-arm-for-1inch-balls-ram-b-201-sku-3565.html



Link to item - Sat nav Case - any case that has a 1" ball mount on it. Case and extension arm held together with a double 1" ball mount - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/UA-1-Inch-Double-Ball-Adapter-Extension-Extender-RAM-Arm-Link-Joiner-Mount-1/122604526104?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

If you had a longer extension arm, the case can be positioned wherever you want about or besides the display.
« Last Edit: January 23, 2018, 02:49:53 PM by biscut1975 »

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2018, 05:21:28 PM »
well ive been toying with getting an above clocks mount for my sat nav as i found the handlebar mount too close and too much of a head movement to look at it. After looking at the possibilities none actually said how they fixed behind the clocks and I was reluctant to spend another 50 odd quid so I decided to see if I could use my Ram handle bar mount that came with my tom tom, bI could. I had to cut a bit out of the screen mount bracket and shorten the bolts ( best done with the nuts on so you re thread as you take them off)

A bit of padding so the clamp tightens up nicely



Took it out for a test run and it works fine in both landscape and portrait, the screen protects it from the weather too

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #25 on: February 11, 2018, 04:32:36 PM »
After a bit of fettling in my shed, this was my solution using some custom-made fixings. The nylon top bracket has since been 3D printed (SLS Nylon) in place of the prototype shown in the photos. I'll post an updated photo of that when I can.












  
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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #26 on: February 11, 2018, 05:31:07 PM »
Very tidy  :002:

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2018, 12:04:41 PM »
Any ideas on above gauge GPS mounts that will work with a Givi AF6401 windscreen? Thx

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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #28 on: February 15, 2018, 01:45:03 PM »
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Any ideas on above gauge GPS mounts that will work with a Givi AF6401 windscreen? Thx

I've got a TomTom Rider and used a similar solution to Crispey's above (post #24), but with the nut end of the U-bolt pointing forward and a long RAM arm rather than the shorter one that comes with the kit. I did have to shorten the U-bolt a bit. That works with an AF6401. I'll get some decent photos at some point.
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Re: available GPS mounts that mount the sat nav above the clocks
« Reply #29 on: February 15, 2018, 03:23:49 PM »
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Any ideas on above gauge GPS mounts that will work with a Givi AF6401 windscreen? Thx

I have a 'Mick's mount' on mine with a Givi Air-Flow
No issues at all.

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