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Old 05-28-2012, 07:17 PM   #12929
Fair/Not Balanced
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Originally Posted by the_babaji View Post
Tried to find an answer with the search button, but had no success.

How do the giant loop bags stand up to the heat from the exhaust? I though I had seen a post where someone had melted a bag on their heat-shield.

I have the stock exhaust and am wondering if the bags will stand up, even in hot trail riding conditions?
I've done some traveling with the Giant Loop bag in contact with the heat shield and no problems. I suppose if you somehow blocked airflow between the heat shield and the can, it might get pretty hot, but so far, no worries.
Tom Stites - Dawsonville, GA -
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