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I could not find any Honda dealers in my area with a windshield in stock. Made a quick half windshield for this weekends ride for $30. I bought a 1/3 sheet of 1/4 inch acrylic plexi and used a rotary saw to cut in around the bottom. Then a length of 1/2 inch pipe insulation to seal the bottom. I had 4 clamps from a polaris half windsheild and used to secure them to the roll bar. It is crazy how expensive Honda is on their windshields.
 

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Table saw for the straight cuts and just used the rotary on the bottom. The pipe insulation hides all the rotary cuts If I had a belt sander or wanted to take the time I could use a sanding block.
 

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When you consider how much money the Honda branded ones cost compared to how much it costs to just build one yourself, it probably makes more sense to make your own. Did you find that this half windshield worked well for you? Are you afraid that the plastic you used will chip and scratch in the future?
 

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I could not find any Honda dealers in my area with a windshield in stock. Made a quick half windshield for this weekends ride for $30. I bought a 1/3 sheet of 1/4 inch acrylic plexi and used a rotary saw to cut in around the bottom. Then a length of 1/2 inch pipe insulation to seal the bottom. I had 4 clamps from a polaris half windsheild and used to secure them to the roll bar. It is crazy how expensive Honda is on their windshields.
Awesome job soapy you should get some sort of rubber mat and cut strips to place under the mounting points so it doesn't rattle against the bars. Looks really good! ;)
 

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I did put some rubber weatherstrip between the roll bar and windshield. I have a lot of experience with Polaris RZRs and the dust you get when adding a windshield. A full windshield will create a vacuum in the cab and pulls the dust in. A half windshield lessens the vacuum. Many with a half windshield will leave it mounted up a couple of inches from the bottom to eliminate the dust vacuum. I almost just left the windshield straight on the bottom so that there would be a void for air to pass under.
 

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Curious to see how good it does with the dust. Looks like you did a great job!
 

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Hi Soapy where did you get the mirrors? I stuck one I had on the roll bar but I like yours.
 

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Center mirror is a KOplin. One side mirror is a Moose atv and one is a sizmick mirror. I did have to wrap the roll bar with some wide foam tape under the clamps since the roll bar is a smaller diameter than most other mfg.
 

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When you consider how much money the Honda branded ones cost compared to how much it costs to just build one yourself, it probably makes more sense to make your own. Did you find that this half windshield worked well for you? Are you afraid that the plastic you used will chip and scratch in the future?
no doubt. you can get pieces of large plexi for relatively cheap.

its just the labor and measuring that you have to do yourself and also finding a way to mount it.
 

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I also made a full windsheild for $39.. With just the windsheild and no roof it was like riding inside a car with the windows rolled up. 48 inches wide and 27 inches tall then cut out the bottom to fit around dash area.
 

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Looks good .. the stock windshield was a hard pill to take But it sure help with bugs and dirt. I got the two piece with hard coat .. ouch....still looks like new tho .
 
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