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P500 P500 windshield

Discussion in 'General Pioneer 500 Discussion' started by TeamCheap, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. TeamCheap

    TeamCheap Well-Known Member

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    So I've looked at a lot of P5 windshields and finally after running the numbers between building my own and buying one I decided on the superATV windshield for the front.(it came today)

    I like the way it can flip the top section out but I still need access to the cargo tray under the hood so my thoughts are.
    1st: See if I can convert the lower section of the windshield to hinge open as well, sort of like the top.

    Or 2nd: Go way out of the box and cut the hood between the windshield and hood latch bolts and support the cut off section and silicone it in place. I would go so far as to buy another hood just to make a good overlap if need be.
     
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  2. Russ989

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    That’s a tough decision. My tip out Honda windshield isn’t my favorite but it also didn’t require any fabrication either. If only life were perfect. I’d try option #1 before I thought about cutting the hood personally. Good luck.
     
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    My 3 pc is great . Fold down the center when u dont want windshield . Hood opens no problem as long as the center section is up . Send yours back and get a 3 pc .
     
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  5. TeamCheap

    TeamCheap Well-Known Member

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    I'll keep the SuperATV windshield because I like the way the upper section can lift open, only under mild riding I'm sure.

    I'm really going to push the SuperATV mod because then I'd possibly have a lower vent if I wanted but at the very least I could open both and open the hood easily.

    I'd really like to see a company make a new different two piece hood for the P5 with a proper rain gutter and seal at the seam.

    The 3 piece windshield was considered but I didn't like the way it lays on the hood when open.

    For the low cost of a red honda P500 hood I'd cut one to see what I can do with it if need be.

    I love the replies thanks.
     
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  6. iceboundzeke

    iceboundzeke New Member

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    If I had know that the full windshield would cuase negative air inside the cab.. I would have done something different..Riding in the light snow it was like a blizzard coming in the back.The dirt that is kicked up running to the tree stand is trouble.
     
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  7. 100Acre

    100Acre Samsquinch the Terrible Magic Bean Manipulator
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    Did you Get a rear panel? I don't have the problem you mentioned and I have a full windshield and rear panel.
     
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    No rear panel
     
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    I only have a short front window but from what I'm told a rear panel is a must if you have a full front window. It just sucks all the dust right into the cab without it.
     
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  10. TeamCheap

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    Ohh wow I'm glad I got both front and rear windshields.
     
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    I made that mistake befor I got my p5 home from dealer. I got the Honda roof and front windshield and on my first ride it dusted me pretty good. Ordered a tusk rear panel and it took care of the dust issue, I keep debating getting the hard rear windshield though.
     
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    I have the seizmik full front windshield with vents and love it. It's double hardcoat and allows hood access. I do run with a vinyl rear panel. Fits perfect on dash and oem Honda roof.

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    Looks good, how do you like the cargo bed? I debated that as well but ended up doing a rack with a toolbox.
     
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    It's not bad, but I wouldn't buy one. Mine came with the unit. It's really shallow and holds a lot of water in the grooves. It works for the time being tho. Seen some really cool ideas on here for doing my own.
     
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