650R fork dust wipers


10 replies to this topic
  • FJT

Posted July 22, 2005 - 12:13 AM

#1

Hey, all;
Trying to find 46mm rubber dust wipers to replace the accordion boots on my 650; it'll be used on pavement.

Any info will be appreciated!

Thanks,
FJT

  • frogman

Posted July 22, 2005 - 12:54 AM

#2

Lookin for the same thing here, the big knobs I run up front keep shreading the stock boots.

  • frankstr

Posted July 22, 2005 - 05:08 AM

#3

Why not try seal savers fork skins... :applause:

  • TimBrp

Posted July 22, 2005 - 07:26 AM

#4

I tried those Frank. Got a rip in one and it went down the whole saver. I was like damn, I gotta tear the whole front end apart, again. No way, I ziptied the rip and ride on. All in all I'm not happy with the SRC, fork guard/skin setup.

  • FJT

Posted July 22, 2005 - 09:59 AM

#5

Yeah, the responses so far are pretty much why I posted the Q in the first place. :applause:

We seek enlightenment!!!

Regards,
FJT

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  • irace511

Posted July 22, 2005 - 10:57 AM

#6

Why not try seal savers fork skins... :)

:applause: :eek:

  • AzMtnThumper

Posted July 22, 2005 - 11:00 PM

#7

I tried those Frank. Got a rip in one and it went down the whole saver. I was like damn, I gotta tear the whole front end apart, again. No way, I ziptied the rip and ride on. All in all I'm not happy with the SRC, fork guard/skin setup.


Yeah, I've got a tear starting in one of mine too. :applause: Do the seal savers seem more durable??

  • frankstr

Posted July 23, 2005 - 07:12 AM

#8

I've had my fork skins on for about a year, No tears yet, I go thru a lot of brush at times, Guess I've been lucky...... :applause:

  • irondude

Posted July 23, 2005 - 10:44 AM

#9

why not just go without the boots--if you are only on pavement-it sholdnt be an issue. we've raced the Baja 1000 without boots, so it shouldnt be an issue i would think...

  • frogman

Posted July 23, 2005 - 04:55 PM

#10

Just would be nice to have the rubber scrapers on the top to rub off the dirt and keep it looking sano.

  • BIG RED

Posted July 24, 2005 - 08:25 PM

#11

if you buy the sliders don't they come with the wipers? i was going to try these to get rid of the 80's boot look. i also heard there is a fork brace kit that comes with these as well.





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