Skid plates

13 replies to this topic
  • rushfan

Posted May 05, 2005 - 07:00 AM


Can anyone recommend a skid plate for an 05 wr450? :)

  • stonewall

Posted May 05, 2005 - 07:15 AM


Check this thread:
http://www.thumperta...tah sport cycle

Here's a pic of mine.
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  • rushfan

Posted May 05, 2005 - 09:35 AM


I'm looking at the one at Utah...I like that one. Thanks for the help. :)

  • sprint450

Posted May 05, 2005 - 10:21 AM


I have the E-Line carbon fiber skid and it's a pretty nice piece. It wraps up the sides enough that it shields the oil line very well.

  • clark4131

Posted May 05, 2005 - 10:24 AM


Utah :) . Great Fit, stout as hell, well made, end of story...SC

  • C-ya

Posted May 05, 2005 - 11:08 AM


I just bought a Utah for my WR400. Stout as heck - looks like it will really do something, not just look pretty. I bought mine from Rocky Mountain. This link is for your bike.

  • rushfan

Posted May 05, 2005 - 11:38 AM


I guess it's unanimous. Utah it is!!! :D Thanks to all for the help. :) :)

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  • Seabass

Posted May 05, 2005 - 02:20 PM


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  • MKP

Posted May 11, 2005 - 07:23 AM


New with '05 WR450F.
Whats the problem with stock Skid Plate ? :)
Thank you

  • rushfan

Posted May 11, 2005 - 11:39 AM


The slide plate between the front frame tubes is plastic and it is supposed to protect the oil lines behind it.

  • MKP

Posted May 11, 2005 - 11:43 AM


OK, incredible that kind of mistake !!!
Thank you

  • beakr

Posted May 11, 2005 - 06:08 PM


New with '05 WR450F.
Whats the problem with stock Skid Plate ? :)
Thank you

The stock glide plate doesn't protect the frame rails at all. At less than 150 miles on my bike, I've already dinged the frame tube on a rock. :D

I also bought the Utah plate based on the recommendation of the guys here on TT, and I must say, the fit and finish are great. Plus the "wings" provide much better case and water pump protection than the stock ones. I just installed it, and am lookin' forward to getting a good field test in--maybe Saturday. . . :)

  • rushfan

Posted May 11, 2005 - 08:23 PM


I didn't think the stock glide plate was good for much anyway, and I am very impressed with the fit of the Utah plate. It is better to have it and not need, than to need it and not have it!!! Know what I mean? :)

  • MotoGoalie

Posted May 12, 2005 - 09:21 AM


I just bought a Utah plate too for my YZ.

1. Suprised by how lightweight it is. When I got the box I was thinking, damn they forgot to put the plate in...they didn't.
2. Fits securely and is very protective.
3. TT'ers are the best source of info going. :)


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