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Old 11-29-2008, 08:15 AM   #55
Runamuk
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Originally Posted by Yardstick
Yep, they're definitely worth the cost and they do the job. My old XR600's plate looked like a potato chip. It had huge dents and gouges in it. This V-strom plate is the thickest I could find (3/16" aluminum) and the damage shown is after only two rides. I'll have to take a picture after each off-road adventure to show its deterioration over time.
I have a piece of diamond plate 1/4" Aluminum in my garage that is big enough to fabricate a real skid plate for you.

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