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Old 08-24-2011, 07:00 AM   #24129
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Originally Posted by debaisley View Post
don't bolt the shroud on , just use thin zip ties. That way if you fall hard on the right side , the zip ties will break , and will save your radiator. If you use the bolts , the radiator can get squished. I have always used the zip ties , the shroud is perfectly secure.
Originally Posted by Crawdaddy View Post

Thanks for the tip guys. I do this for the plastics on my road race EX to help keep them from cracking but didn’t even think about their uses in other applications. Do you recommend the small ones or the normal size? The small ones are the ones that are like 4 or 5 inches long and maybe 1/16 or 1/8” wide. I think the normal size are about 8” long and 1/4” wide.
WR250R - perhaps the ideal motorcycle for myself
Throw in a passenger and I'm unsure of what I'd consider ideal. Maybe a Multi?
I am now for sure sold on the Dual Sport style bike.
Keeping the Vulcan for now. The ladies seem to love it.
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