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Old 03-09-2009, 04:41 PM   #96
robhar54
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Location: Seattle, WA
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Originally Posted by Lucky Jack
I installed the adv spec crash bars and GiT bashplate on my 800GS. Crash bars work great in the field but have a question about the bash plate-

At one point during a trail ride in the woods my buddy drew my attention to the growing bushfire merrily crackling away inside my bashplate: You can see the soot on the pipes below


Question: any suggestions (other than don't ride wooded trails with dry leaves") on how to avoid torching myself in the future?

Interesting issue! TT offers this for the BMW plate, maybe something similar, that blocks the holes but lets air through: http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/sh...o?sku=048-0460

Rob in Seattle
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