A call for Vetter serial numbers

#85
I am writing the definitive book on the Windjammer Fairing and need your help. Every Windjammer had a serial number plate with a specific number. The number is stamped into the aluminum plug plate. Over the years, I have been able to collect numbers for the following fairings:

Windjammer: Lowest known #1,000; highest known #9,161
Windjammer II: Lowest known #13,648; highest known #43,986
Windjammer III: Lowest known #50,212; highest known #91,830
Midway, we changed to 09 prefix. Lowest known# 09-10,286 ; highest known #09-136,005

Windjammer SS: Lowest known #24-200,459; highest known #24-281,175
Windjammer 4: Lowest known # 37-198,281; highest known # 37-563,595
Windjammer 5: Lowest known #63-100,377; highest known #63-180,823

Vindicator (1978) Lowest known # 31-300,849; highest known #31-605,461
Vindicator (1979 up) Lowest known #39-557,352; highest known #39-566,480

Kawasaki by Vetter Lowest known #K32-101,101; highest known #K32-126,686

Please let my know if you come across lower or higher numbers. Photo documentation would be good if you can. I think you are going to like this book.

Thank you so much Craig
 
#89
I got me a set of side boxes on mine... will have to check for the serial plate... not sure of my Yamaha fairing... might be Vetter, might be Pacifico.. I'll post a shot of it's plate and let you tell me.
 
#93
Windjammer III 09-142305 You are a winner! I like this game

Master Serial number:
As of Jan 5, 2014 (Still need to do lowers)

Windjammer: June 1971-Oct 1973: lowest: 1000 Highest: 9161

Windjammer II: Oct 1973-May 1974 Lowest 13648 Highest 43986

Windjammer III: Spring 1974 –Mar 1977
Two number ranges Lowest 50,212 to 91,830
Changed to 09: Lowest 09-102,286 highest 09-142,305

Windjammer SS: March 1977 – end 1979 Lowest 24-200,459 Highest 24-281,175

Windjammer IV: Jan 4, 1980- Dec 15, 1981 Lowest: 37-198,281 Highest: 37-563,595

Vindicator: Began late 1977 thru Jan 1983 Lowest # 31-300,849
highest Ser #31-605,461
1979 #39-557,352 Highest Ser #39-566,480

Kawasaki by Vetter: 1978 Jan - to Jan 1983 Lowest K32-101,101
Highest K32-126,686 (Rebadged WJ5)
K35 was prefix for Kawasaki Lowers

Floating Mount Saddlebags Began March 1978: Lowest 29-28,459 (Kynan) Highest: 29- 767611

Tail Trunk Lowest: Began March 1978: 36-200,002 Highest 240013

Quicksilver: 1979- Lowest 12-00744 Highest 12-065,300

Windjammer V: Jan 5, 1981-Jan 31, 1983 Lowest 63-100,377 Highest 63-180,823

Terraplane Side Car: 07-100437

Bullet Fairing:Oct 21, 1983 - Lowest: 60-05,182
Highest 60-06,982
 
#94
My cousin bought a motorcycle from a person on CraigsList. When I picked up the motor cycle, the seller gave me a Kawasaki Fairing and Windshield, still in the box and never installed. While doing some research on the Kawasaki Fairing and Windshield, I found this website about Vetter products. I'm not a mathematician but I think my serial number of #K32-100,232 is lower than "Kawasaki by Vetter Lowest known #K32-101,101; highest known #K32-126,686" listed above.
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Alan 63

Learning the Ropes
#95
I am writing the definitive book on the Windjammer Fairing and need your help. Every Windjammer had a serial number plate with a specific number. The number is stamped into the aluminum plug plate. Over the years, I have been able to collect numbers for the following fairings:

Windjammer: Lowest known #1,000; highest known #9,161
Windjammer II: Lowest known #13,648; highest known #43,986
Windjammer III: Lowest known #50,212; highest known #91,830
Midway, we changed to 09 prefix. Lowest known# 09-10,286 ; highest known #09-136,005

Windjammer SS: Lowest known #24-200,459; highest known #24-281,175
Windjammer 4: Lowest known # 37-198,281; highest known # 37-563,595
Windjammer 5: Lowest known #63-100,377; highest known #63-180,823

Vindicator (1978) Lowest known # 31-300,849; highest known #31-605,461
Vindicator (1979 up) Lowest known #39-557,352; highest known #39-566,480

Kawasaki by Vetter Lowest known #K32-101,101; highest known #K32-126,686

Please let my know if you come across lower or higher numbers. Photo documentation would be good if you can. I think you are going to like this book.

Thank you so much Craig
37-541815 in Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada
 
#97
Windjammer IV Serial No 37-542534
Inverurie, Scotland, UK
Just got it off ebay. Not in the best of condition but is all there. Does anyone sell the complete headlamp adjuster?
Mine is there but cannot get the adjuster knob of the screwed bar. Tried as suggested on the Vetter FAQ page but it is just spinning and not removing.Looks like the brass insert is loose inside the knob and will not pull up. Any suggestions?
 

brianinpa

Five Star Vetteral
#98
Windjammer IV Serial No 37-542534
Inverurie, Scotland, UK
Just got it off ebay. Not in the best of condition but is all there. Does anyone sell the complete headlamp adjuster?
Mine is there but cannot get the adjuster knob of the screwed bar. Tried as suggested on the Vetter FAQ page but it is just spinning and not removing.Looks like the brass insert is loose inside the knob and will not pull up. Any suggestions?
Welcome to the forum from this side of the Pond! I have seen a few of those on ebay from time to time.
 

Alan 63

Learning the Ropes
#99
I am writing the definitive book on the Windjammer Fairing and need your help. Every Windjammer had a serial number plate with a specific number. The number is stamped into the aluminum plug plate. Over the years, I have been able to collect numbers for the following fairings:

Windjammer: Lowest known #1,000; highest known #9,161
Windjammer II: Lowest known #13,648; highest known #43,986
Windjammer III: Lowest known #50,212; highest known #91,830
Midway, we changed to 09 prefix. Lowest known# 09-10,286 ; highest known #09-136,005

Windjammer SS: Lowest known #24-200,459; highest known #24-281,175
Windjammer 4: Lowest known # 37-198,281; highest known # 37-563,595
Windjammer 5: Lowest known #63-100,377; highest known #63-180,823

Vindicator (1978) Lowest known # 31-300,849; highest known #31-605,461
Vindicator (1979 up) Lowest known #39-557,352; highest known #39-566,480

Kawasaki by Vetter Lowest known #K32-101,101; highest known #K32-126,686

Please let my know if you come across lower or higher numbers. Photo documentation would be good if you can. I think you are going to like this book.

Thank you so much Craig
I today attained a windjammer III
Ser# 62729 ,
BMW r/5 lowers #13-5708
Alan
 
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