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in my constant pursuit of finding plastic crap on my bike thats not needed, today i removed those goofy looking batman plastic things on my front forks where the seals are. not sure of the purpose, but they had to go. forks look much cleaner and meaner. looking at the forward belt cover thing next.
 

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Those batwing plastic things are fork protectors from flying stones off vehicles ahead of you. if the fork gets nicked, it will end up leaking- thus expensive repair!
 

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claytonandson said:
in my constant pursuit of finding plastic crap on my bike thats not needed, today i removed those goofy looking batman plastic things on my front forks where the seals are. not sure of the purpose, but they had to go. forks look much cleaner and meaner. looking at the forward belt cover thing next.
I did that a while ago, and have to agree. It looks alot better.
 

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i wanna see pics... and that belt cover i think i will leave mine alone... the dealer was telling me that the belt cost like 1300 bucks... so i would really hate to have something get in there and cut it... that was suck
 

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I really love the look of the fork protector removal.
Makes the forks look longer and clean.......2 years
with it off and 16,000 miles
 

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11stryker said:
Those batwing plastic things are fork protectors from flying stones off vehicles ahead of you. if the fork gets nicked, it will end up leaking- thus expensive repair!
+1...as well a the belt protector.... Some folks are lucky nd may never hav the need for them....but.... heaven forbid something does fly that way....ur basically financially fukked!
 

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all my other m/c's do not have a "guard" on the forks, and never had anything happen. it looks so much better w/ them gone. even give illusion of an inch or so to lenght of forks.
as far as pictures, i am having an issue posting, always says too big. im a total f**cking idiot w/ my computer. never had this problem on my other forums. if someone can help on this...much appreciated.
 

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they were saying that you can put the pics in your gallery and then linking them to the post some how.... havent done it yet so i dont know.. sorry
 

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Go to photobucket.com and get an account. It's free. Then upload your pics to that. Then you just copy the image code listed under the pic and paste it into your reply. I use this for all my forums I'm a part of. Makes it very easy to post pics in multiple forums.
 

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Re: trimming the trash...fork wings

not to knock anyone, but i have been riding non stop with over 10 bikes over the years,37 to be exact and i have never gotten a nick in a fork from anything. got a few in the forehead though.....
 

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Re: trimming the trash...fork wings

claytonandson said:
not to knock anyone, but i have been riding non stop with over 10 bikes over the years,37 to be exact and i have never gotten a nick in a fork from anything. got a few in the forehead though.....
I have been riding for almost 20 years now but of course the first 6 was all on dirt bikes and i cant think of anytime that i have ever nicked a fork either... now i have blown a few forks out... lol.... (dirt bikes again..) lol...
 

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Go to photobucket.com and get an account. It's free. Then upload your pics to that. Then you just copy the image code listed under the pic and paste it into your reply. I use this for all my forums I'm a part of. Makes it very easy to post pics in multiple forums.
you essentially do the same thing here....post pics in your gallery
and there are 2 links below the pic you wish to post....I usually use
the top link....copy and paste that link with your new post. if you still
need help PM me.....its what I am here for. i guess redstar and ace
left me stranded so i am all yall got :p
 
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