Front fender half Carbon Fiber Fender.....

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by ebrabaek, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    Will do.

    First on the menu, hugger fender elimination.

    I think those fork guards look like a good first project.

    I have a KTM fender I can run for now.
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  2. toro618

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    I have used a KTM light shell and KTM fender for the conversion.
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  3. RobbieO

    RobbieO Muskokatard

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    Any of you guys want to sell your stock hugger fender?

    PM me.
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  4. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    I'll do you one better, brother. You can have mine once I'm done.
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  5. RobbieO

    RobbieO Muskokatard

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    SOLD!!!!!

    Please let me know when its ready. I will pay for the shipping to Canada.

    Much appreciated!!!!!
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  6. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    Might be a little while, but I'm definitely shooting for this to be done for a trip Oct 9th, at the latest.
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  7. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Finally got back, and had a little time to make the second gen. half fender. The overall shape is the same, with the exception of a full length 1/2 inch lip on the sides to aid in rigidity. I also changed the angle a few deg, as to achieve a 3/4 inch gap between the rad guard, and fender, instead of the 3/8 the first gen had. Hardening.:D
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  8. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Cut into shape, and with a layer of top coat epoxy to auto level, it will then dry, drilled, and mounted..... Fit is perfect.....
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  9. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    That looks like crap... Send it to me and I'll dispose of it. :rofl
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  10. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    :lol3:lol3.... Come and get it.....:rofl:rofl
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  11. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    A bit of final wet sanding, and polishing, and it is on the bike.....
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    3/4 inch clearance to the rad guard.... flexible, yet stiff....
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    I dig catching reflections in the composites.....
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    I measured 9 1/2 inch clearance to the tire, at any point, to should have just about 1 inch at full stroke......:evil:evil
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  12. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    That's perfect. Everything you need, nothing you don't.

    And the beak stays!
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  13. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Yeppers....:clap:clap
    A simple, yet practical solution.:freaky
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  14. runnin4melife

    runnin4melife Been here awhile

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    :roflDown with the beak!!!
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  15. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    :lol3:lol3..... Ha ha... I know it creates a lot of turbulence...... But every time I tried to in any way alter, or remove it, I broke the bike lines.... And it either looked like Gonzo, or a turd.... IMHO...:D:D This is perfect for me....:freaky:freaky:clap
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  16. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    Once more my hate grows, the dark side is getting stronger... FFS I want one!
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  17. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    I have not made a mould for it, but if enough wants a copy, I can certainly do that. That....along with the fork sliders......:evil:evil
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  18. MKorn

    MKorn 2whl Addict

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    ebrabaek you do awesome work!!
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  19. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    Thank you sir....:freaky:freaky
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  20. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    I'm definitely in for some fork sliders. I've been wanting to try to make some, but haven't been able to find time.
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