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Old 11-16-2012, 03:23 PM   #49050
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Originally Posted by Lane_N View Post
I fabbed up my own skid plate out of AL Plate and right now it has no venting holes in it. What do you guys think, drill some ventilation into it or leave it solid? I don't want to overheat (not a problem right now :) but I don't want it to become a catch all for mud and trail debris

Yes I already tested it out and it works great, and I know I need a case saver.
Good job! Looks great. I would drill an oil drain hole in it. If you are careful when you remove the drain plug, you can drain your oil without making a mess. I made a helluva mess with mine at first, but Brian got my thinking straight As far as aesthetics... I would give it hell with a scotchbrite pad and call it a day.
Originally Posted by Cigar Mike :With plastic buy two.
'93 XR650L A few stock parts left...
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