Need some help with the new WR450.....UPDATE...FIXED


6 replies to this topic
  • Zadok

Posted January 30, 2009 - 06:15 PM

#1

Went to install some Cycra ProBend Guards using triple clamp
mounts. The brake line was right in the way. I dont see a
way around it. So I decided to use the handlebar mounts,
and they are in the way of the clutch line. I would have
to rotate one or the other WAY out of the way.

So anyone have any insight on this? What are you using for
guards, and how did you mount them?

Pics would be awesome.

thanks.:banana:

  • djv5

Posted January 30, 2009 - 06:30 PM

#2

I have the TUSK D-Flex and they went on no problem.

  • Zadok

Posted January 30, 2009 - 08:56 PM

#3

PROBLEM SOLVED......

I just cut the little tab that held the brake line in one place, and
slightly rotated the line to allow the triple clamp mount to be
installed.

DONE.....:)

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  • theroyz71

Posted March 01, 2009 - 07:31 AM

#4

I'm fighting the same battle on my WR250F. I don't really want to grind the tab of my MC though. What did you do about the headlight mounting bracket?

  • theroyz71

Posted March 01, 2009 - 08:00 AM

#5

Which tab did you cut off, the upper or lower one?

  • Zadok

Posted March 01, 2009 - 10:30 AM

#6

Cut off the upper tab. It doesnt really hurt anything to cut it off. You
now have the handguards to protect the brake line from any direct hits.

The headlight upper mounting hole will not fit without some modifications
either. I just took an angle grinder and ground down the radius section
of the plastic tab so that the hole would line up with the bracket. Basically
just cut the excess off the end. The metal that the bolt goes through
will remain in place. Just grind down the plastic until you get to the metal.

  • Swiveler1973

Posted March 01, 2009 - 11:19 AM

#7

I didn't have to cut the tab, I just loosened it up and rotated it past the notch to where it cleared the guard. It took awhile to put them on because
they had to ground down to to fit but they are in my opinion hands down the best protection available. They have been tested many times without fail.




 
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