Acerbis Handguards with ProTaper Bars


6 replies to this topic
  • redrocket190

Posted August 24, 2006 - 09:36 AM

#1

I put ProTapers on my '99 WR400F and wanted to re-install my Acerbis handguards. The bit that goes in the end of the bar appears to come in two flavors: 7/8" aluminum i.e. Renthals and 7/8" stock steel. The former is to big to go inside the ProTapers. So I ordered a "ProTaper kit". When this arrived it is for mounting the end that goes on the bars near the clamp. So I am still left with the bit that goes in the bar-end being to big for the inside diameter of the PropTaper bar. Do I need ream the bar out, or am I missing something? Thanks!

  • simon@vic

Posted August 24, 2006 - 12:43 PM

#2

pull off the rubber tube/sleeve thing.

  • redrocket190

Posted August 24, 2006 - 04:41 PM

#3

If there were anything rubber around to pull off, I would, but there isn't. Next!

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  • nut

Posted August 24, 2006 - 06:39 PM

#4

redrocket i sent you a pm. later

  • simon@vic

Posted August 25, 2006 - 07:30 AM

#5

take a picture................ :thumbsup:

  • o2golfpar

Posted April 20, 2009 - 10:50 AM

#6

I have the exact same problem with my 2008 WR. What size bar inserts kit is needed that is small enough to fit in the inside of the bar? Help? Suggestions?

  • wr450mazz

Posted April 21, 2009 - 01:23 AM

#7

I had the same problems when i fitted the pro taper bars as well.
The gen-yamaha bar end inserts seem to be longer than most aftermarket hand guards.
I had to get a drill bit the same inside id as the bars and drill in a little further until the inserts and guard ends were flush with the bars.
Been aok since.




 
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