DIY upper fork protectors


7 replies to this topic
  • RCannon

Posted September 04, 2004 - 05:08 AM

#1

I made some decent upper for protectors for my YZ. I dont like the stock ones. They look too bulky and require modification. I dont like not using anything. The lower guards rub lines in the area around the seal.

I was walking the dog last night and saw soem 2 inch pvc pipe on the ground. Once I got home I sliced a section 15mm thick. I then split the round tube.

It clips into place and works like a charm. It looks halfway decent as well. I may try some of the black colored PVC pipe today.

The cost is not worth mentioning. A 12 inch section should be way less than 5.00. The 1 foot section is probably enough pvc for everyone on this board.

I can take a picture, but lack of intelligence would prevent my posting said picture. Me that dumb. Still, if someone wants a photo, contact me at jamesc4085@msn.com

  • RCannon

Posted September 04, 2004 - 10:27 AM

#2

An update. The black pvc did not work very well. It is too brittle and breaks while installing. No matter really, the white works just fine.

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 04, 2004 - 01:57 PM

#3

You're talking about the little ring thingys right above the lower fork guard? That's a heck of a good idea!!!

  • RCannon

Posted September 04, 2004 - 01:59 PM

#4

Yes, the silly upper protectors .

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  • DoctorRzed

Posted September 04, 2004 - 02:04 PM

#5

:thumbsup:

  • RCannon

Posted September 04, 2004 - 02:21 PM

#6

Maybe I could sell them. 49.95 for the set. Lifetime guarantee????

  • DoctorRzed

Posted September 04, 2004 - 04:10 PM

#7

Ill take a pair :thumbsup:

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 04, 2004 - 05:04 PM

#8

Maybe I could sell them. 49.95 for the set. Lifetime guarantee????


Sign me up for two!!! :thumbsup:
If you spray paint them blue, then take a Dremel with an engraving bit and etch "YAMAHA" in them you could sell them for $69.95 a set!!! :devil:





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