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V-stream or SalSci screen?
« on: August 01, 2020, 11:43:20 AM »
I have no idea which screen my new to me TTSE has, but it only works for me in its lowest position.
The higher I rasie the screen, the more backpressure I get.
I feel a strong draft around the back of my neck at any position besides all the way down or couple of inches up.
V-stream has no vent. CalSci has a vent that is proven to reduce backpressure.
I am coming from 16MY Concours with a vented screen which nearly completely eliminates backpressure when screen I fully raised (given flap is open).
Has any of you tried both screens and have positive or negative thoughts about each?
I'd love to read about that!

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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 01:39:09 PM »
I've only had CalSci's on my 2 previous BMW's and now the Trophy and I can tell you that it really does work.  It's also entertaining to watch the raindrops run up the back of the windshield and go flying right over the top of your head.  I only need mine all the way up if in highway traffic situations that create a lot of turbulence, like 18 wheelers or full size pickups at speed, but then I'm vertically challenged.
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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 02:29:33 PM »
I'm with trophied.
CalSci windscreens sure aren't pretty like the V-Stream, but they sure are effective.
I have the large version, and find it effective throughout the adjustment range.  :169:
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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2020, 05:27:02 PM »
Like the looks of the V-stream but too tall for me, their shortest is only available in tint, and I want clear.

Have a large Cal-Sci, happy with it.  I shortened it until I can look over it when it is raised enough to deflect the amount of air I want deflected.  Pretty easy to do oneself...

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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2020, 05:58:15 PM »
No problems with back pressure with my relatively new V-Stream touring screen and great weather protection in the rain at full height, with no turbulence at any height.

Downsides? At 5’10” (long bodied/ short leg - probably equivalent to 6’ from hips upwards) I have to look through the top edge of the screen at its lowest height and the curve in the centre of the screen means that I’m always looking at a reflection of the petrol filler cap! I’ve ordered some black boots and I’m currently spraying the fuel cap black as well 👍
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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2020, 09:17:32 PM »
Well I have to say I'm well impressed with the mid size v-stream.  No back pressure, I can see easily over the top and no reflections (but as I rarely look through the screen it's not something that would jump out at me). I'm 6 foot tall.  A vast improvement over the Trophy standard screen.
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Re: V-stream or SalSci screen?
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2020, 01:50:58 AM »
My Trophy came with a tall v-stream and a short v-stream.  I can see over the tall screen but I have to keep it in the lowest position.  I prefer the short screen.  I can raise it couple inches and things quiet down.  If I raise it all the way I'm barely looking over it.  In the lowest position I get a good stream of clean air.  I haven't noticed back pressure from either screen.  I'm 6ft, average weight. 

 



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