High-Mount Front Fender For 1999-2006 Tigers

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Stretch67, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    Okay Gents, here we are...

    In stock form, there is one brake hose from the front brake master cylinder to the front left caliper, then a short crossover hose from the left caliper to the right. This crossover hose needed to be eliminated in order to properly mount and utilize a high-mounted motocross-type front fender.

    First to be dealt with was the removal of the front brakes crossover hose, which links the front left caliper with the front right. I decided to utilize a full-length hose for each caliper, with the hoses stacked at the master cylinder.


    All this required was swapping the 31mm double-stack banjo bolt on the left caliper with the single-stack 22mm banjo bolt on the master cylinder.
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    Then I ran a full-length hose to each caliper, with a hose running along each fork leg.
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    Like this, but with a bike attached to it.

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    And after.
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  2. EagleFeather

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    Stretch, you ROCK!

    Uhhhh........I'd like to place my order for the fender brace and spacers....

    You tell me how much and I'll send it....plus some local Boulder micro-brews!


    Where did you get the other full length brake line? Dealer or somewhere else?

    Also, did you use the existing threaded holes on the underside of the tripleclamp? What size screws did you need?


    That will look awesome with some knobbies! Can't wait!
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  3. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    I've put together a kit which includes the fender (black, red, or silver), mount and brace (which is designed and hand-made for this specific fender), the machined-aluminum spacers, another long brake hose, crush washers for the brake hose fittings, and every nut and bolt (in stainless).

    Link to "Vendors": http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=267428
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  4. Chad M

    Chad M A full head of air.

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    It's a good thing you don't have TKC's mounted, my computer isn't drool proof! Nice job Stretch. Now just figure out how to apply a silver film to the windscreen (I've tried, it's tough) and I'll move you into "Tiger hero" status!
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  6. Cos

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    Nice...very nice.
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  7. Cos

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    Spam my ass...post it in Vendors along with pictures of what you did...we got your back.
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    Just plain awesome.
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  10. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    Thanks, Bro. Your badass Steamer is partly to blame for all this. Your bike is kickin'!
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  11. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Dirty again

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    Just great! Another mod I didn't know I needed until I saw it!

    Your kit is on my list of things to ad, so please let us know when it's officially available!:deal
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  12. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    It is available.

    PM sent.
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  13. Jet Jaguar

    Jet Jaguar King of the poseurs

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    What fender is that, if you don't mind my asking?
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    I believe its the Acerbis Technic fender.
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  15. mudbogdad

    mudbogdad Been here awhile

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    DireWolf that is so cool! you the man!
    I think I just found my next project.
    Running the dual feed on the brakes didn't change the braking?

    Thanks for posting up the pics.
    Your an inspiration.
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  16. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    :D :D :D
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  17. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    It's an Acerbis replacement fender for a 2004-07 Honda CRF450.
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  18. malachi

    malachi dirt dog

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    how did you attach the fender? Thru the bottom triple clamp?
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  19. Stretch67

    Stretch67 Mad Scientist

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    There are two M6x1.00 holes in the bottom of the lower clamp.

    Two 1-1/4" long solid aluminum spacers fit between the lower clamp and fender mounting plate / brace.
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    Ain't me hoss. I ain't even close to that bit of juicyness - Mr. Stretch is da man with that deal.

    (DireWife says I *have* to swap. You know what they say - if mama ain't happy, ain't no one happy :evil )
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