destroyed left radiator on my '01 426


4 replies to this topic
  • 78sharpshooter

Posted February 25, 2006 - 03:40 PM

#1

I barely ate crap and the left radiator tore at the frame. Are these THAT FRAGILE? Is this a common occurance on these bikes? And why do they cost $220 for ONE SIDE?

http://pic20.picture...7/130796351.jpg

  • jbrooks26

Posted February 25, 2006 - 04:54 PM

#2

Yes, the radiators are pretty easy to bend. If you land on them just right. It is a good idea to run a radiator brace and guard, in my opinion just to save you the 220 bones for a new one. I don't know for sure, but Mylers may be able to repair that. You will have to check with them and see. Hope this helps,

Josh

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  • biznet1

Posted February 25, 2006 - 05:00 PM

#3

These guys are magicians with radiator repair. BTW, my first "mod" is always radiator guards.

http://www.motorcycleradiators.com/

Also check ebay. You'll see good used ones fairly often.

  • kirkray1

Posted February 25, 2006 - 06:10 PM

#4

pleny on the bay

  • 78sharpshooter

Posted February 25, 2006 - 07:07 PM

#5

Yeah, I'll definitely get a pair of works connection radiator braces before I head out again. I saw some on ebay I just hope I'll be able to win the auctions.

.......and I was having the best time today until that happened..... :thumbsup:





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