chain guard support removal

4 replies to this topic
  • jersey jorge

Posted March 20, 2007 - 06:41 PM


Ok, did a search... nothing of value... the chain guard is needed for inspection in Jersey so i need to keep the tabs on the top of the swing arm and that way i can cut the plastic and make it appear as though the guard would actually do something... what i don't like is the Aluminum "L" bracket welded on the inside of the swing arm...

here ...

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i can't see that it is structural but i can see it collecting mud and grass and sticks and twigs...

another shot...

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looks like i can just cut it off flush...:applause:

anyone care to show me the bracketectomy?


Posted March 21, 2007 - 04:01 AM


I cut mine off with a sawzall and never looked back. be sure to file down the sharp corners.

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  • CTXr650L

Posted March 21, 2007 - 02:42 PM


hmmm, i think ill whack that bracket off mine too :applause:

  • XR650L_Dave

Posted March 21, 2007 - 02:59 PM


I rocked it up and down a few times and the weld snapped pretty cleanly.

It had been abused by stuff the T-flex was tossing around, was 1/2-way gone already.


  • rebelventurer

Posted March 21, 2007 - 03:53 PM


Took a grinder with a cut off wheel to mine, 20 seconds later I was bracket less :applause:

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