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@Faster You asked about Farkles.
These are my opinions. Each item may or may not apply to each individual and each individual will put them in a different order.

Top 2 Gotta Haves
These are things I think every 2018+ Wing needs to install
1) Parking Brake Interlock – Electrical Connection
2) Steering Tie Rod – Traxxion Dynamics

Top 2 Should Haves
These are the things that I think make life much easier when you need or use them
3) Front tie downs - Goldstrike, Kury
4) Dip Stick Extender – Traxxion Dynamics

Top 6 Nice to Haves
These personalize the bike to you ergonomically or provide protection to the bike (thus saving you $$ in the long run).
5) Windshield upgrade and wind defectors – lots of options
6) Seat Upgrade – lots of options
7) Highway Pegs – lots of options
8) Paint Protection (film, ceramic, etc) – Xpel, Tank Slapper, etc
9) Side/Kick stand pad – Traxxion, Rivco, Show Chrome, and others
10) Belly Pan/Skid Plate – Traxxion, Wing Stuff

14 Honorable (mostly) mentions.
Customize and make your bike uniquely your own (or don’t).
11) Isolator and lights (extra front, side, rear lights, fog lights for 2018-2020, and light flashers)- Electrical Connections, Pathfinder, Show Chrome, Goldstrike, Kuryakyn, ect
12) Storage options (trunk rack, Corbin trunk/saddlebag lid expansion kit, Pakit Rak, even a trailer [if you must])
13) Phone holder
14) Drink holder
15) Other Nav System - sometimes called GPS (Garmin, Tom Tom)
16) CB - OEM or Midland on handlebars
17) Radar detector
18) Steering Safety Pin - Traxxion
19) Tire balancing (centramics, beads)
20) Suspension upgrade - Traxxion, Wilbers,
21) Dual XM Antenna
22) Center Pocket aka Cubby or Glove Box cooling – Electrical Connection and Traxxion
23) Camera mount - @Yoda from gl1800riders, camera manufacturer
24) Darksiding (if you must)
25) Flag pole and flag

Headsets, phones, and luggage are wholely different things that don't become part of the bike even though they may attach to the bike.
 

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Wow…those look great! I need that color!
After looking at Kuryakyns I dont see the part that goes under the mirrors, just the ones that align with the badge. Did they come as a set?
I tried Show Chrome, Kury, and OEM delfectors. Kept the OEM deflectors. Always personal preference.
 

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@Faster You asked about Farkles.
These are my opinions. Each item may or may not apply to each individual and each individual will put them in a different order.

Top 2 Gotta Haves
These are things I think every 2018+ Wing needs to install
1) Parking Brake Interlock – Electrical Connection
2) Steering Tie Rod – Traxxion Dynamics

Top 2 Should Haves
These are the things that I think make life much easier when you need or use them
3) Front tie downs - Goldstrike, Kury
4) Dip Stick Extender – Traxxion Dynamics

Top 6 Nice to Haves
These personalize the bike to you ergonomically or provide protection to the bike (thus saving you $$ in the long run).
5) Windshield upgrade and wind defectors – lots of options
6) Seat Upgrade – lots of options
7) Highway Pegs – lots of options
8) Paint Protection (film, ceramic, etc) – Xpel, Tank Slapper, etc
9) Side/Kick stand pad – Traxxion, Rivco, Show Chrome, and others
10) Belly Pan/Skid Plate – Traxxion, Wing Stuff

14 Honorable (mostly) mentions.
Customize and make your bike uniquely your own (or don’t).
11) Isolator and lights (extra front, side, rear lights, fog lights for 2018-2020, and light flashers)- Electrical Connections, Pathfinder, Show Chrome, Goldstrike, Kuryakyn, ect
12) Storage options (trunk rack, Corbin trunk/saddlebag lid expansion kit, Pakit Rak, even a trailer [if you must])
13) Phone holder
14) Drink holder
15) Other Nav System - sometimes called GPS (Garmin, Tom Tom)
16) CB - OEM or Midland on handlebars
17) Radar detector
18) Steering Safety Pin - Traxxion
19) Tire balancing (centramics, beads)
20) Suspension upgrade - Traxxion, Wilbers,
21) Dual XM Antenna
22) Center Pocket aka Cubby or Glove Box cooling – Electrical Connection and Traxxion
23) Camera mount - @Yoda from gl1800riders, camera manufacturer
24) Darksiding (if you must)
25) Flag pole and flag

Headsets, phones, and luggage are wholely different things that don't become part of the bike even though they may attach to the bike.
Thanks so much for the list. I appreciate you taking the time to do that!
 

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Got her home safe and sound! As I mentioned I’ve owned a LOT of motorcycles over the years and new motorcycle day is always exciting, but I honestly don’t think I’ve ever felt such validation as I did today on the 30 mile ride home. More than anything..Man what a motor! I can already tell I prefer it to the inline 6 on my K1600GT.
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I had the Kurakyn upper wind deflectors first and sent them back. They may look cool but they don't rotate far enough to deflect the wind straight at the rider!!! If you're just trying to keep wind off you they may be fine but if you want wind directed at you during the summer they are not!
 
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