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Offline MildDog

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Radiator Guards: who wants?
« on: August 11, 2011, 05:03:55 pm »
I bought myself a set of rad guards off the interwebs, and ordered a 3 extra sets, just to try and offset the cost of import and all that...

would anyone like?

they are 3mm ally

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150633753257#ht_1724wt_932

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Re: Radiator Guards: who wants?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2011, 03:14:12 pm »
1)What effect do they have on the cooling capabilities of the DRZ's radiators?
2) Are they a replacement for the original deflection type plastic parts?
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Re: Radiator Guards: who wants?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2011, 03:23:38 pm »
1)What effect do they have on the cooling capabilities of the DRZ's radiators?
2) Are they a replacement for the original deflection type plastic parts?

from the ebay site
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The heavy duty 3 mm aluminium wrap around radiator guard is designed to give full protection from front and side impacts, they fix to the standard radiator fixing bolts and rap around the outside of the radiator to fix the frame all fixings are included,  the air flow has been calculated to give maximum cooling efficiency and extreme protection.

that said it is ebay... other side of it is looking at the design I doubt it will be an issue I mean Alu is fair heat conductive as is
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Re: Radiator Guards: who wants?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2011, 10:30:49 am »
1)What effect do they have on the cooling capabilities of the DRZ's radiators?
2) Are they a replacement for the original deflection type plastic parts?

Yes, you take those plastic pieces off. A guy from MXalliance reckoned his bike ran cooler with rad guards than stock, because you remove those plastic fins.

I was skeptical about getting them, but ALL the top riders use them, and their bikes seem fine so I don't think heating is an issue. I dropped my bike and bent/dented my left radiator, which is why I am putting them on.
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Re: Radiator Guards: who wants?
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2011, 07:20:41 am »
Do you have a price in mind ?
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Re: Radiator Guards: who wants?
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2011, 01:13:31 pm »
Do you have a price in mind ?
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R850. plus R50 for postage if you're not in Cape Town.
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