I had a YXZ and understand how you would mount the windshield and roof stuff, but how did you mount the tip up arms? Also assuming you could not use the lower black part that went on hood, how big of gap do you have below the windshield?
Ya, kind of but correct, you toss the lower black part, which is a pain to mount anyway. About an inch gap, so not bad. I found the old YXZ windshield kits works pretty well with a couple simple bracket changes. I'm not sure about the new 19' YXZ windshield due to the hinge changes.
I rarely ever wanted my YXZ's to have the windshield sealed on the hood and always had them in the Tab mounted position when folded down so I was not bummed at all to toss the large black hood mount. Therefore, I just used some 2" generic aluminum light bar brackets ( Maybe $6 each) that I cut and mounted into the existing Talon body panels and mounted the YXZ plastic tabs into them. The aluminum light brackets for the rubber straps, I just cut (see picture). Ironically, installing this on the Talon took about an hour, versus 4 hours mounting it on my YXZ with that stupid hood attachment that had a trazillion plastic tabs. On the top I just have a EVA rubber pad, and use another cut light bar bracket. The rotation hinges are just mounted thru the roof, into a plate that is held my another metal 2" bracket on the top tube of the frame. Nothing fancy, but I wanted to see how it worked first before I cleaned this up. Sadly, it fits "stronger" and more stout than it did on the YXZ but not quite as clean. However, I feel it out performs the Talon windshields that fold forward, that will always cause dust to suck in from the back, which I have no tolerance for. Also, I don't want a windshield that can't handle 90mph, and so far I have not ripped this one off yet at high speeds.
If I get some time I will design this up in 3D and cut some nice billet CNC brackets. I have enough friends that are bugging me for this now they have seen this in action it's probably worth the 3D CAD time..