Maier Rear Splash Gaurd anyone??

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by David_S, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. David_S

    David_S Long timer

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    It seems another company has come out with a rear mud guard that is much more affordable than the mudsling. Nothing against the folks at mudsling but regardless of the R&D I just couldn't stomach the price. Anyone have one? if so what are your impressions? Maier rear splash guard Also sold as an Ilium Works but they look identical.

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  2. nat_han

    nat_han 2 Wheelers By Choice.. =]

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    looks good!
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  3. Keithy

    Keithy Chaotically Keith

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    Looks expensive.....From mudsling! $139

    $63 seems better.
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  4. lmclamore

    lmclamore Citation Collector

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    I've got a Maier on my 798. Fit well and was easy to install. Obviously functional.
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  5. johnparjr

    johnparjr Been here awhile

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    I have the Ilium works one as they are local to me it works great and a great price at $63
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  6. thleon

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    I've got a Maier too.
    It is fine, go for it
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  7. TowPro

    TowPro Lets ride

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    I looked at the ilium part (online), it has a Maier sticker on it :D
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  8. Captain Beardylocks

    Captain Beardylocks travelling beardo

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    I've got one on the f8. relatively cheap and totally functional. Definitely recommended
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  9. TX K@@TER RED

    TX K@@TER RED Been here awhile

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    Does anyone have the Maier splash guard mounted with BMW Vario luggage rack? Any installation conflicts?
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  10. EnderTheX

    EnderTheX Dirt Dreams

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    I have it, works great, no conflicts!

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    It comes within a 1/4 inch of the rack but doesn't touch it, didn't even notice it when installing. I can take closer photos if you want since my bike is parked at the moment with 1 inch of ice and 4 inches of snow outside!!!!!
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  11. TX K@@TER RED

    TX K@@TER RED Been here awhile

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    Awesome, thanks! Headed to order a couple of them. Don't worry about any more pic's, I like this one. It shows how well it blocks dirt/mud from the rear shock.
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  12. EnderTheX

    EnderTheX Dirt Dreams

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    Yeah, when it is right out of the box it may not look like the best thermo-formed piece of plastic you've ever seen but once it is on the bike and dirty it looks stock and does a great job :clap
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  13. nat_han

    nat_han 2 Wheelers By Choice.. =]

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    i lowered my 800GS slightly(15-20mm), and it is quite clear to me that the Maier Rear Splash Guard comes into contact with the inner U joint of the swingarm...

    Whenever i go over bumps/humps, there'll be a creeking, rubbing sound coming from the contact points at the left side of the splash guard hitting the inner part of the swing arm.

    I should post some pictures. I bought the Carbon Fibre ones.
    The friction has removed about close to 5cm of the CF film paint.

    =(... the sound is getting a little irritating... i might have to trim the edges...??
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  14. beammeup

    beammeup Guaging racefully

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    My Maier install was done before I could even finish my beer:clap
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  15. flubbyhog

    flubbyhog Been here awhile

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    I got one too, nice fit. The holes are predrilled and you have to use some zipties to band it to the frame but it's fine. I didn't want one that hugged the rear wheel either.
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  16. EnderTheX

    EnderTheX Dirt Dreams

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    Zip ties are even included which is a nice touch...

    Unless you are anal about your UV resistant high strength zip ties like I am :evil
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  17. rediRrakaD

    rediRrakaD Whoopdie do

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    Damn they go on nice, fast, easy.
    Took way longer to find a mud hole to make it match:D.
    Now it looks like it been there all along.
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  18. bloochdog

    bloochdog Itinerant jackass

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    It is a pity that we cannot get an ADV discount.
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  19. rediRrakaD

    rediRrakaD Whoopdie do

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    So "saving" $76 isn't enough???:evil
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  20. turnerm

    turnerm Been here awhile

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    Great! This thread helped me to decide!
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