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Old 01-11-2013, 06:27 PM   #878
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I have had a Ricochet plate on my 08 KLR650 since it was a few months old. I have landed on it hard enough to destroy the engine several times. Works great still although it could use a hammer and a flat bit of pavement to flatten it out. Best money I ever spent

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Originally Posted by 8gv View Post
I installed a Ricochet brand bash plate on mine (after I stoved in the case). It works better than expected because so far I have zero crashes on it. I have dragged it over several logs and rocks though.

I did takes steps to mitigate the ringing noise that reflects off the plate back up at me. I cut some auto heater hose and wrapped it around the frame where the bash plate might touch it
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