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Old 03-14-2013, 08:41 PM   #10
Airhead Wrangler
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Originally Posted by hardwaregrrl View Post
Short I had a HE bash plate, but the head pipes on the R80 are wider than the R100.....well the collector outlet is wider than on an R100. I had to space the bash plate out about 2"! and I didn't really trust that the spacers would hold up to an impact. The one shown that Bgood has is the same one I have. It's heavy, but shit, the weight is low and there isn't a ding on it. My head pipes are intact because of the steel bash plate. make one. If you need help, us Atlanta folk love to cut and weld custom crap.
Contrary to what happened on yours, my twin headlight ernie bash plate fit just fine on my bike. Maybe your holes weren't located right or something? Mine used the ~1cm spacers that ernie included, and while it was very close the headers, it didn't make contact.

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