Created: November 24, 2020
[0:00] What’s up guys? Are you looking for a three-position flip windshield for your Yamaha Wolverine RMAX? Well SuperATV has you covered and today we’re going to show you how to install one. So let’s get right to it.
First we’re going to work on the lower portion of the windshield. As you can see, we’ve already applied our gasket all the way across this lip of the windshield. Once you’ve accomplished that, you’re good to go.
Now get your straight bulb and apply it across the lower portion of the windshield. We’ll start right here on the corner and install the seal all the way across. Let it hang off the edge a little bit. As long as it gets pretty close, you’re good to go.
[1:06] It’ll look like this. Obviously, you’ll have some excess, so just cut that off.
Then we’ll take this 90-degree bulb and install it right here on this edge. Make sure the windshield is sitting like this, which is how it will sit on the machine. You’ll have this portion of the bulb going up against the cage.
We’ll flip our windshield toward us. You’ll notice that in your kit, you have these catches. We’ll grab our catches. They have this black hardware in it. I like to slide the head of these into the catch, then it’ll go in this hole right here on the windshield.
Once it’s slide in there, take your catch support and start the nut. Don’t fully tighten these just yet.
[2:08] So we’ll just start our nuts on the screws because we’ll have to make minor adjustments as we go. We’ll do this for the opposite side as well.
Alright, that’s what your lower windshield will look like. We’ll slide our lower windshield out of the way for the time being.
Moving on, we have the upper windshield. We’ll install some seals up here on the top. We’re looking at the outside of the windshield.
For all of the seals that we’re installing, we want to make sure they’re facing down or away from us. It’s very important that you have your windshield laid out just like we do when you’re working on it. That way you don’t get confused on how your seals are going to go.
[3:03] Again, our seals are cut. You’ll have a big, long roll of seal. We’re going to start on this corner, right above where the windshield pieces come together. Run it all the way up to this edge and put a piece right here, then right here.
As you can see, where this hole is in the windshield, we have a gap in the seal. We did that on purpose because we’ll have a clamp right here. We don’t want our seal running all the way across.
Essentially, you’re going to start here, run it up and cut off the excess. Then start here and leave enough room so we can get our clamp through. Cut off the excess and start another piece. Come over here, cut off the excess, and run it to about here.
And so on and so forth—it just repeats. On the opposite side, it’s the same thing.
[4:07] We’re going to keep installing our bulb seal. Do the same exact thing—install your bulb seal and cut off the excess. Make sure you have plenty of room.
Then we’re going to grab our clamp and remove the screw from the clamp. Remove the grommet. In the grommet, you’ll see a little sleeve. We’ll install the grommet through this hole. I like to tuck my grommet into the hole.
After that, take your sleeve and pop it down into the grommet.
Take the other clamp and remove the nut and the hardware. Go to the other hole in the windshield and install the grommet. Slide the sleeve through.
[5:10] The next thing you’ll do is remove the stock hardware from your cage. We’ve already removed our stock hardware, because you have to in order to install this windshield. So our hardware is here.
Take the spacers provided in the kit and slide them on both threads of the new bolts. Grab the bracket for this side. It’ll line up just like this, how we have it.
Once it’s lined up, grab the nuts provided in the kit and hand tighten them. We’re going to run them down by hand.
That’s what this side should look like. Now we’ll go to the opposite side and repeat the same steps.
[6:08] Now that our seals are installed, I’m going to grab my windshield and flip it around. Grab the handle. You want the same hardware that you used on your catch and catch support.
Take your plate and the handle. We’ll rotate this up for you a little bit. Lay the handle up here and start the hardware. Again, we’re not fully tightening anything just yet.
It’ll look just like this. We’ll repeat the same steps on this side.
[7:27] Your windshield should look just like this up to this point. Now we’ll head over to the machine and start installing the brackets.
Grab the lower portion of the flip windshield and slide it down into the groove on your hood. Line it up with the brackets that we just installed. I like to go ahead and install my hardware. We’ll make sure our seal washer is installed to our hardware.
Start a nut and again, we still have to tighten our hardware—everything’s loose right now. We’re just mocking it up and piecing it all together.
[8:15] Now our hardware is started on both sides. We’re going to get the lower portion of our windshield centered the best we can. Check it on both sides.
Now we’ll grab this bracket with the strut on it. Remove the two screws holding your clamp on. Once you’ve done that, grab the hardware from this kit. Slide your clamp on the cage and then slide it all the way up so it lines up with this hole.
Slide the hardware through and line it up with your bracket. Then start your nut.
[9:00] Once that’s done, take your previously removed screws and start them back into the clamp.
We’ve started them but haven’t fully tightened them yet. We’re just going to repeat the same steps for the opposite side.
Now you’ll take something to prop your roof up. It doesn’t matter what you use—I’m going to use a hammer and this little box full of punches. Slide it underneath. It doesn’t have to be perfect. It just needs to keep the roof up a little bit.
Then we’re going to install the upper portion of the windshield. This is easier with two people, but it can be done by yourself.
Once it’s close, just pick up on your latch and handle. Latch it in a way that it holds itself in place for a bit. Take an M6 Allen-headed screw and slide it through the bracket. You may have to move it around a little bit to line it up correctly.
Do the same thing on this side.
[10:51] At this point, it should look just like this. Next we’ll take a clamp and wrap it around the cage. Take our hardware that was previously removed from the clamp and line it up. Do the same thing for the opposite side’s clamp.
Now we’ll fully tighten this hardware, as well as this hardware. Tighten the clamps that we previously installed to the cage. Do this for both sides.
Then we’ll fully tighten the cage hardware. Do that for both sides as well. Tighten the catch, as well as the handle. Then we’ll tighten where the lower portion of our flip windshield attaches to our bracket.
I like to pull mine back as far as it’ll go. Make sure everything latches nicely and it stays sealed really well.
Let’s repeat those same steps for the opposite side.
[13:35] We’re going to tighten the last piece of hardware. With our windshield up, we’ll slide the strut in. It’ll sit something like that. Once your strut is in place on one side, do the same thing for the opposite side.
Let’s go ahead and grab the Nyloc nut for the strut. Thread it on. Take a 12 mm wrench and hold that there. Then fully tighten your hardware for both sides.
[14:29] After that, close your windshield. Figure out where the catches need to line up. It looks like mine need to be all the way forward for it to lock the windshield down really well. So we’ll move those into the forward-most position and fully tighten them.
We’ll check this side out—it should be about the same. Yep, that needs to move all the way forward as well. That makes it nice and easy. Shove it all the way to the top.
[15:15] Go through and latch the flip windshield down. Everything looks good here. Pull these out that were holding up the roof.
Then we’ll go back through and reinstall our hardware for the roof.
And there you have it! That’s all there is to installing SuperATV’s Flip Windshield on this Yamaha Wolverine RMAX. For more information on this windshield or any of SuperATV’s great products, feel free to check us out online or give us a call. Thanks for watching and we’ll catch you next time.
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