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That's what I do. Actually, any old mirror will do. I have a small one my wife gave me and I keep it in my riding jacket. I still would prefer a good ole dipstick to this window idea. Now, the question is, how do you check the coolant level? The manual says to look in it's window but, there's a cover on it. The only way I can think of is to remove the cover. Just a minor pain in the backside.
I still prefer the telescoping mirror because there is no bending over involved. My thought is if you have to bend over, you might end up leaning the bike a bit and in doing so, not getting an entirely accurate read.

About checking coolant, yup, remove the cover.
 

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I still prefer the telescoping mirror because there is no bending over involved. My thought is if you have to bend over, you might end up leaning the bike a bit and in doing so, not getting an entirely accurate read.

About checking coolant, yup, remove the cover.
Or, if you are getting up it age, you may experience a head rush and get a bit tipsy:lol4:

I have long, ape-like arms so, I'm not bending down all that much.
 
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