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Burnt pants W/Powerbomb header

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I burned a hole on my riding pants and melted part of my new boot on a fall.

Today I took my stock header and powerbomb to a welding shop to swap the metal "protector", hopefully my pants will not touch the hot exaust header again.

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2000 WR400/ powerbomb-SX1 combo,YZ tank & seat. 2001 TT-R125L/ pro-circuit T4 (son), 2001 breeze (son, wife)

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freind had same problem with some pipe he bought for his XR400. E'd a freind to find out what pipe he had that did'nt have a heat shield.

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Man....Good thing you were not wearing Jeans or putting around in shorts.....You should write the company and send a picture of the burned pants...Sometimes they will make good on an obvious safety issue and replace the damaged item and pay for the shield.

Bonzai... :)

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Are you kidding? All the pipes have been burning pants since '98. The only one with a heat shield is the new Yosh, which accomodates the stock shield.

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Is that the usual remedy, attach your own heat shield? I'd think they would at least sell shields for their pipes.

[This message has been edited by John H (edited August 31, 2001).]

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