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Offline Big Bob

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DIY Radiator Guard
« on: January 03, 2015, 01:20:18 PM »
Hi all,

Just thought I'd share a home made radiator guard I did for the CT.

Group riding on the back roads is a good way to get a hole in the radiator. Especially with the dense fin design of the CT.

The CT was challenging with its curved radiator and I also wanted to retain the stock cowling. So my first design is very much a prototype.

First you need some security mesh. Either woven stainless or hardened alloy. I used hardened alloy as it is easier to work with.





Then I cut out a template.



Then frame with Pinchweld.



Then I bent the sides to match the cowling and attached to cowling with high strength Velcro.



Finished on the bike. Sorry for the crappy pics.


Offline MotoGpNick

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Re: DIY Radiator Guard
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2015, 07:09:35 PM »
Good job dude  :002:
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