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Old 04-10-2012, 06:08 AM   #3286
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Warthog, I see in Your bike TT engine guards, Did You have any problems when You overturn?
No problem, but the guards will tear away from the cylinder after a few slides on hard dirt, or asphalt. On the right side, only the rear and bottom middle mount are still in tact. It still provides protection for minor drops.

I think the best protection idea is the engine guard bar protecting against slides, and the TT guards protecting against punctures on rocks.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:11 AM   #3287
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Warthog, I see in Your bike TT engine guards, Did You have any problems when You overturn?
The lower mount can snap off - taking bits of the cylinder head with it
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:10 AM   #3288
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I also was unimpressed with the TT guards. The mounting tabs are thin and break easily. After repeated JB Welding, I pitched them and now just have crash bars.

If I wanted to replace them, I'd probably go with the Machine Art Moto guards:
http://machineartmoto.com/shopsite_sc/xhead.html
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:51 AM   #3289
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Hp2 and new auxiliary tank

NOW IT'S READY TO TEST....NEW SEAT AND NEW UNDERSEAT TANK WITH FILLER CAP ON BACK POSITION...



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Old 04-14-2012, 05:29 AM   #3290
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i lust for this
What are the details on that fairing??
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:37 AM   #3291
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I also was unimpressed with the TT guards. The mounting tabs are thin and break easily. After repeated JB Welding, I pitched them and now just have crash bars.

If I wanted to replace them, I'd probably go with the Machine Art Moto guards:
http://machineartmoto.com/shopsite_sc/xhead.html
Just for the sake of balance in opinions, I have had great luck with the TT guards through lots of drops and one LONG distance high speed slide on pavement. The tabs do give up over time but do their intended job of keeping the guard located correctly (sorta like the Velcro in your armor). I would feel really uncomfortable without them and would not want the extra weight of crash bars for the kind of riding we do.
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:05 AM   #3292
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What are the details on that fairing??

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A REQUEST ALSO IN CARBON COMPOSITE FIBER...LIKE THIS...
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:15 AM   #3293
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Skid plate for your cylinder

Im not unhappy with function and life-span of the TT valve cover guards. They are pretty tough and very light. Eventually they grind down or tear away from the mounts.



Crash bars might be in my future. I have stripped almost everything off the HP2, except the airbox. This HP2 will never be light enough for trail work.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:26 AM   #3294
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My first trip, after the crash........... my HP2 it is OK, I am waiting for machineart X-heads cylinder heads guards.

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Old 04-16-2012, 09:59 AM   #3295
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Great to see you and the Hp2 back on the trail

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My first trip, after the crash........... my HP2 it is OK, I am waiting for machineart X-heads cylinder heads guards.

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Old 04-16-2012, 02:44 PM   #3296
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Great to see you mobile again, Dops
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:25 AM   #3298
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Welcome back Dopra!

Happy to see you on trail, with Doc. House look like!
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:27 AM   #3299
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:27 PM   #3300
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some photos from last trip last weekend








670 km on/offroad in last trip last wekend


Ps : nice to see you back Dopra.

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