Left Rad has an boo-boo

2 replies to this topic
  • Miguel159

Posted June 18, 2006 - 05:19 PM


I had a bit of a get-off into some scotch broom today :bonk: . I kinda munched the left rad scoop and some lower/outer rad fins on my XR. Does anyone have suggestions on how to fix it (if it's required)? Don't recommend Devol rad guards :excuseme: . I'm going to get a set.

Posted Image

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Thumpmeister

Posted June 18, 2006 - 06:25 PM


That is nothing!!! I almost thought I was looking at a brand new rad...

One of mine has about the same size issue on it, and its been working fine for years. I wouldn't worry about it at all, unless you get a stick through it, or REALLY get it pushed in. If your really worried about it, try to ever so gently push it back in, and don't hit the fins. As long as its not leaking, you'll be just fine...

  • Falls A Lot

Posted June 19, 2006 - 02:38 AM


Looks like a near-miss to me. Careful, you almost hurt it.

Others may disagree, but I wouldn't be too quick to bend aluminum back into shape too much, Maybe just a smidge to get the shroud back on reasonably straight.

Related Content

Want to add a kickstart to your XR650L?  Here's how - last post by clc3251

Want to add a kickstart to your XR650L? Here's how

  • 1 reply

XR650L super moto wheels by greggkklee

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  29 replies

ignitech programmable XR650L CDI by brianhare

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  60 replies

Supercross Preview 2017 Part 1: Championship Contenders by Chris Cooksey

Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  186 replies

Post Apocalypse, ThumperTalk style! by Justin Pearson

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   General Dirt Bike Discussion
  • Hot  35 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.