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Old 05-31-2009, 06:40 PM   #1
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Talking Unibiker radiator install on a DRZ400

Here is my install of a Unibiker radiator guard on my DRZ400. Everything looks well made and bolted pretty much right on.





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Old 05-31-2009, 06:45 PM   #2
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With the parts out and after reading the directions I started to take the stuff off my bike to get to the radiator. The seat, tank horn and stock rad guard had to come off.





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Old 05-31-2009, 06:49 PM   #3
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Once all the stuff is off you are ready to start installing the new guard.





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Old 06-01-2009, 01:48 PM   #4
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Once I got all the stuff off the bike I needed to take off the stock rad guard. I just pushed in the tabs with my needle nose pliers and pulled them out. Takes only a minute or two for both sides.



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Old 06-01-2009, 01:51 PM   #5
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Once the stock guards are off then you have to unbolt the two radiators from the frame. Again, only a few minutes to do both sides.



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Old 06-01-2009, 01:54 PM   #6
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Once the two radiators are off then you have to fit the unibiker guards on the proper side. The U in the unibiker is to be on the top outside of the radiator for install.



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Old 06-01-2009, 01:55 PM   #7
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Old 06-01-2009, 07:38 PM   #8
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:36 PM   #9
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Looking good!
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Old 06-02-2009, 06:00 PM   #10
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Now the solid rods are threaded at each end and must be bolted in place once the guard is placed on the radiator. You must leave everything loose till it is all bolted together.





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Old 06-02-2009, 06:03 PM   #11
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Once I got the rods started then they could be tightened down but the radiator is still no bolted to the frame yet. There is not much play room and the right side was a touch more touchy than the left.





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Old 06-02-2009, 06:06 PM   #12
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Now the left side.



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Old 06-03-2009, 08:56 AM   #13
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Believe me, those things are worth their weight in gold, when you look at the price of a replacement rad.....

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Old 06-03-2009, 08:59 AM   #14
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Very nicely done, I just did the same job on my KLX250. It's all well designed, and quality materials, fit and finish.

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Old 06-04-2009, 06:57 PM   #15
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Now I have to bolt on the radiator to the frame. This is the left side. Just start them both at first with the extensions on the socket. then tighten then up.





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