Rear Fender Bracing?

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  • mazzuca21366

Posted January 09, 2009 - 08:43 PM


I am installing a dual sport kit on my 2008YZ450F. Will the rear fender support the tail light and tag holder assembly. I am using the UFO tail and turn signal assembly. I will not be riding the bike on an mx track. Just street and fire roads. I am concerned it will shake considerably when the bike is running. Should I fab an inner fender brace under the plastic, or can I purchase a different rear fender to support the extra weight?

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  • honda907

Posted January 10, 2009 - 05:29 AM


I just pmed you. Yah, don't jump the bike (with the BAJA kit anyhow) because I broke about 4 turn signals. The lenses broke(the amber ones anyhow,not LED) and then the light would come off the stalk. This was over a tripple on my CRF450 wtih a little dirt/mud attached to the rear fender. Of course, I still practiced on it like it was my mototcross bike! Other than that , they hold up ok. Don't be concerned about the bobbing of the rear fender. It is ok.

  • mazzuca21366

Posted January 11, 2009 - 06:32 AM


Thanks for the input. Come to think of it my Drz 400sm rear fender shook the edge tag a tail pretty good.

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