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Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« on: September 20, 2021, 05:49:38 PM »

Wondering if anyone has any clever ideas for using the top/rear windshield fasteners to rig a DIY gps mounting bar. The one below is not available in the US. A call to GIVI USA indicated no motivation for stocking.









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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2021, 07:11:19 PM »
I purchased the Givi (bottom pic) from Italy.  It cost $25 and $40 to ship, so it was on the expensive side.  It works fine, but I wish the bar was larger in diameter.
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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 12:58:20 AM »
No, but I tried and couldnít come up with anything viable.
How does it all look when done.

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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2021, 05:11:10 AM »
Just bent a piece of 25mm bar to suit a RAM 1" ball and a 100mm extension. Has worked well for a long time now.








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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2021, 06:13:18 AM »
Thatís kinda what Iím looking to do:get the right bend for strap stock and drill/tap a block (screwed to the strap) to accept the Ram ball. Needs spacers and longer screws it seems. That top picture I put can be ordered but shipping from Germany is 50Ä.

BTW, I also have the Ermax screen and the MRS X-Creen Sport. Finally got it pretty good with the foil arms straight foreward and foil ll to the screen.

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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2021, 07:06:04 AM »
I like this setup more than mine.


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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2021, 07:18:50 AM »
I have  the Gimpo GPS Holder/Gadget Mount Bar. Works fine. Not sure it's better than anyone elses solution. Just wanted something for the Beeline that didn't take my eyes off the road. Works well for that. 



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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2021, 07:37:38 AM »
Just bent a piece of 25mm bar to suit a RAM 1" ball and a 100mm extension. Has worked well for a long time now.








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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2021, 09:26:11 AM »
I bought the mount from Gimpo Garage before it was available from a US vendor. I got the GPS mount (or whatever he calls it) at the same time since it made mounting my Perfect Squeeze easy.

Since this picture I've changed the phone I use for GPS duties so everything is a bit more centered, this has been rock solid for a while now.


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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2021, 01:45:48 PM »
I got the one that looks like GIVI for about $20.  Works GREAT with my Garmin XT.  Here is the site, lots of them available:

https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20210921104430&origin=y&SearchText=phone+stand+for+moto+guzzi+v85

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Re: Anyone rig any V85 Nav Mount above the cluster?
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2021, 03:38:41 PM »
Not wanting to wait for an AliExpress item spent about an hour or more on this. Probably too much time. All stuff I had lying around though. Steel rivets. Didnt want the bar but a Ram ballÖ..





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