Anyone have an Acerbis Plastic Skid plate?


10 replies to this topic
  • panaman

Posted October 25, 2009 - 06:19 AM

#1

I seen people in other make forums say they really like the Acerbis Plastic Skid plate...

I am very interested in this plate.. but only if it covers the mud hole where the stock skid plate fails.....

Also does it just use the stock mounting locations?

  • Moscow Roost

Posted October 28, 2009 - 08:36 PM

#2

Anyone??? I am in the same boat with the same questions!

  • WR_Dave

Posted October 29, 2009 - 03:27 AM

#3

If you like the stock plastic one , you can just cut a peice from a plastic oil bucket to cover the mudhole. A friend of mine did that and just used large flange rivets to attach it to the stock plate. WR Dave

  • panaman

Posted October 29, 2009 - 06:20 AM

#4

If you like the stock plastic one , you can just cut a peice from a plastic oil bucket to cover the mudhole. A friend of mine did that and just used large flange rivets to attach it to the stock plate. WR Dave


i did the same thing, but used zip ties...works good and looks like poop.
the wife wants to know what I want for christmas and an aftermarket skid plate is the only thing i really think of getting for my bike..
I like the stock plate and the acerbis covers the mud hole

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted October 29, 2009 - 06:54 AM

#5

IMHO the "plastic" skids are only going to provide so much protection.

Notice how the stock one doesnt really protech the side covers and it leaves a big hole in the front by the frame:

Posted Image

Here is the aluminum one that fills the hole and protects the side covers:

Posted Image

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

Posted October 29, 2009 - 08:34 AM

#6

IMHO the "plastic" skids are only going to provide so much protection.

Notice how the stock one doesnt really protech the side covers and it leaves a big hole in the front by the frame:

Posted Image

Here is the aluminum one that fills the hole and protects the side covers:

Posted Image


Is that the Works connection off-road skidplate?

  • Vegemite_luva

Posted October 29, 2009 - 08:53 AM

#7

Get the Hyde Racing teflon polymer skid plate. It is super tough, super light. Heck they use it for Endurocross and those guys are NUTS!

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted October 29, 2009 - 08:58 AM

#8

Get the Hyde Racing teflon polymer skid plate. It is super tough, super light. Heck they use it for Endurocross and those guys are NUTS!


They are also factory sponsored! My wallet is not :smirk:

Is that the Works connection off-road skidplate?


No its the Flatland Racing one:

Posted Image

  • Moscow Roost

Posted October 29, 2009 - 05:34 PM

#9

Had the Flatlands model and the TT skid plate on my last bike WR250F...both fins bent easily and the aluminum construction made the engine noise resonate loudly. I checked some photos of the Acerbis and it covers the front of the engine, the sides (better than stock) and is cheaper to boot. I'm going Acerbis! Just my 2 cents

  • JDLowrance

Posted October 30, 2009 - 08:51 AM

#10

I've got the Acerbis plate on my 09 WR 450 and really like the fit and look. Way quieter than an aluminum one as well. Just got the bike and haven't ridden it off-road yet (so I can't atest to it's durability) as I'm stuck over hear in the UK at the moment but expect to be home (So Cal) next weekend and plan on taking it out then.

It fills the hole left by the stocker quite nicely.

John

  • A_Vasiliev

Posted October 30, 2009 - 09:00 AM

#11

Posted Image


Off topic, but that bike is sex on wheels :smirk:




 
x

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.