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    Any suggestions for a pop up wind deflector for Challenger '96?

    I'd like to buy or build a wind deflector for my '96 Challenger so on longer trips I don't have the full wind blowing against my face the entire time. Any ideas?
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    Get you some vintage aviator/wonka goggles!



    Seriously tho... I was wondering the same thing about my Sportster. The last time I was out it got pretty chilly heading back to the dock once the sun went down! Maybe a motorcycle windshield?

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    Dang, I see people wearing stuff like that in their cars over here all the time. Never knew they were good for the water too!

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    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by PilotSmith View Post
    I'd like to buy or build a wind deflector for my '96 Challenger so on longer trips I don't have the full wind blowing against my face the entire time. Any ideas?
    http://www.windaway.com/index.html

    later cd

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    I like the wonka goggle idea the best. Thanks for the laugh.

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    I keep a couple of sets of the protective eyewear from Harbor Freight in the console...one tinted, one clear....in case I'm out after dark. Similar to what you'd wear for weed wacking or leaf blowing!

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    I did find a nice pair of Oakley goggles on sale that worked very well over my RX glasses. They are a bit big and my wife says they make me look like a dork. But after seeing the Willie Wonka white ones here, I feel better now about wearing them. Still I would like something to just tame the wind a bit. Now that I think about it, I haven't seen my goggles since the last trip. Crud, I hope they didn't blow out of the boat. I cleaned the boat out and don't remember now ever seeing them.

    I might try to build something like the windaway in the post above. There is no lip on the Challenger to attach a windaway but probably not to hard to build a mount on the top. Keep the ideas coming...

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    OEM

    Sea Doo had them for the 14.5. You may find some in nos stock some
    where. Do know how effective they were.

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