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Offline kwassi

LC Radiator Covers
« on: March 25, 2014, 02:37:24 pm »
We test fitted our new radiator covers this weekend and thank you to AntVan for the help.

We are making one small change in the form of a logo otherwise we should have it in stock before end of April.

One question do you guys prefer there to be a GS logo on it or is that just a nice to have?
« Last Edit: March 25, 2014, 02:46:38 pm by kwassi »
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2014, 02:54:36 pm »
Logo please I think...
 

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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2014, 05:04:07 pm »
Logo.
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2014, 05:04:25 pm »
And a pleasure...
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2014, 07:07:25 pm »
Show us some pics please Kwassi???
 

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2014, 10:05:37 pm »
We did not take peectjirs. You can't afford my modeling rates.
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2014, 06:47:26 am »
Just curious, I have owned and ridden a LC since they were launched more than a year ago. Admittedly I have done some dirt roads but mostly tar and would like to understand what these radiator covers are protecting the radiators from? Fying insects? Or stones. If stones then how do they get to your radiators from your front wheel or is it from bikes roosting in front of you? I could understand iff one is doing enduro races where branches could lodge itself into the radiators but an LC not an enduro bike make
 

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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2014, 07:02:42 am »
Sorry no pics. The sample ain't to friendly on the eye.

Most people would probably say for the guy riding in front of you on the dirt but saying that, some years ago I stopped at roadworks on the N1 and 3 guys pulled up on their bikes and one got hit buy a small stone on the radiator and it was pouring out. Can't remember if it was one if his buddies bike or a car that kicked up the stone. So the radiator covers probably do have it's use offroad and onroad.
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2014, 08:27:50 am »
Post a picture.  Without that, you will not get meaningful feedback.
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2014, 08:33:50 am »
Agree but the design at this late stage is not going to change. The question is only Gs logo or not.
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Re: LC Radiator Covers
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2014, 09:04:34 am »
Just curious, I have owned and ridden a LC since they were launched more than a year ago. Admittedly I have done some dirt roads but mostly tar and would like to understand what these radiator covers are protecting the radiators from? Fying insects? Or stones. If stones then how do they get to your radiators from your front wheel or is it from bikes roosting in front of you? I could understand iff one is doing enduro races where branches could lodge itself into the radiators but an LC not an enduro bike make

I have a few chips on the radiator guards. Happens when riding dirt in a group or passing farmer John in his Isuzu on the R355 and sometimes on tar when stones are flying behind large trucks. Had a lot of the latter on the N1 near roadworks.
 

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« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2014, 10:29:29 am »
Always ride in front then you have no problems 👍
 

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« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2014, 11:15:42 am »
Just curious, I have owned and ridden a LC since they were launched more than a year ago. Admittedly I have done some dirt roads but mostly tar and would like to understand what these radiator covers are protecting the radiators from? Fying insects? Or stones. If stones then how do they get to your radiators from your front wheel or is it from bikes roosting in front of you? I could understand iff one is doing enduro races where branches could lodge itself into the radiators but an LC not an enduro bike make

My guards have saved my radiators 3 times I guess. That's since August 2013.
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« Reply #13 on: March 26, 2014, 02:31:01 pm »
Interesting that nobody even asks for the price.

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« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2014, 02:49:01 pm »
We all just assumed it can't ne more than R50
 

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« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2014, 03:19:57 pm »
 :laughing4:

Ja julle klomp armgatte met witbrood onder die arm.
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« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2014, 03:55:55 pm »
I cannot see the pics, but heard a story today that BMW send a circular stating that they will not honour any warranty claims on GS's overheating with radiator protectors on, unless these protectors are from a specific manufacturer............... not sure about the reliability of this info.

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« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2014, 04:24:26 pm »
Thats sounds like Bmw.
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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2014, 04:31:41 pm »
Listen guys this unconfirmed, just rumor.

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« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2014, 04:59:29 pm »
I cannot see the pics, but heard a story today that BMW send a circular stating that they will not honour any warranty claims on GS's overheating with radiator protectors on, unless these protectors are from a specific manufacturer............... not sure about the reliability of this info.

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I bought my GS new from BMW with Rockfox radiator guards installed as part of the deal. I think this is just a rumour.