View Full Version : wind protection

08-09-2011, 08:27 PM
I have a 2006 shelby and need to extend the windsheild. I've sent some videos and pics of similar boats with what appears to be a clamp on wind sheild extention. Anyone know where I can find this or something similar?

Carl C
08-09-2011, 10:10 PM
You have to look close to see them but they are on there! I have tested them to over 85 mph and they really do stop the wind. I only use them on cooler days. http://www.windaway.com/

09-07-2011, 08:38 PM
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I took your advice and ordered one of these. What crap I rec'd. The shield is a thin flimzy plastic that is NOT a see through plastic. It's gray, textured plastic nothing like what's in your picture. And $70 bucks for this?

09-08-2011, 07:11 AM
Saeng Micro Edge.

it is not the answer for everyone, but it works like a charm for me.

Absolutly no wind noise and I can wear my hat at 75.


Carl C
09-08-2011, 08:34 AM
Biz, I am sorry to hear that. If you don't like it and it's not what is shown on their web site I would send it back. Can you post a pic? I'd really like to see one. Here is a better pic of mine and they hold up in the mid 80s. BTW, it took 2 days to post this reply with the server issues....

Carl C
09-08-2011, 08:40 AM
It literally took 15 minutes for my previous post to go up.:(
Anyway, I wanted to add that I think they are better suited for the aluminum fairings like I have which of course are thinner and lower than the standard windshield.

Greg Guimond
09-08-2011, 10:01 AM
Carl, are yours from Finney's? I always thought that those were pretty decent for quality.

Carl C
09-08-2011, 11:11 AM
Greg, quote function not working. Mine are Wind-Aways. I posted a link earlier in this thread. If they are shipping colored and textured plastic now then that sucks because one thing I like about them is that they are nearly invisible and only go on for cool days or long, fast cruises.

09-08-2011, 08:20 PM
See pic attached for what I got. I held it up against a picture so you can see.67790

09-08-2011, 08:22 PM
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I posted a pic in another post. See it?

09-08-2011, 09:06 PM
I just discovered that the plastic has a cover to peel off. It is a clear sheet. Note to self......read the directions

Carl C
09-08-2011, 09:42 PM
So now they are clear? They should work good on your Shelby fairing. Post updates plz, I hope you like them (or it).

09-09-2011, 11:17 AM
Too funny!

Since we are on topic...what works for a SS windshield?67793

Carl C
09-09-2011, 01:42 PM
Quote function broke.... Biggie, probably the thingies in post #2 but they are not removable.

09-12-2011, 11:37 AM

I have a set that I made for my ss windshield that works pretty good. There are pictures on here somewhere but I can't find them. I'll try to find them and post again.

09-12-2011, 01:48 PM
I couldn't get the Wind-Away to stay in place on my SS frame windshield

Rick SE - please find your pics. I would like to see if I could modify mine to work

09-12-2011, 10:01 PM
Several of us have used the "Saeng MicroSwirl Edging", which is a peel & stick reverse venturi usually used on motorcycle windshields.


It won't provide you with as tall of a wind-free bubble like the Wind-Aways, but if you need an extra 6 inches it is easy to apply and barely noticable, looks-wise.

At 5' 11", the wind used to dump right at eye level on me. Now, with the MicroSwirl Edging, it clears the top of my head perfectly!


09-13-2011, 08:30 PM
Yup, it is clear.

Carl C
09-13-2011, 10:13 PM
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If you have the aluminum fairing, when you put them on raise the clamps very slightly so the screw boss isn't resting on the top of the windscreen. Otherwise it will wear through the paint.

09-27-2011, 10:45 PM
I used it this weekend and it worked beautifully. Really reduced the wind and wind noise. Probably going to order another for the other side now that I am comfortable they work.

Greg Guimond
09-27-2011, 10:54 PM
The MicroSwirl product will stay "stuck" with the hot temps of Summer and high speed runs?

09-28-2011, 07:07 AM
Greg, I have had no problem with my edging at speed, but then I am only good for about 75.


Carl C
09-28-2011, 08:41 AM
Good deal. Glad you like it. Did I mention that I store mine in old pillow covers rather than their expensive cases....

Greg Guimond
09-28-2011, 12:41 PM
That is pretty impressive Chachi, amazing what a little "curve" will do to redirect the wind at high speeds like that.