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post #1 of 10 Old 01-12-2011, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
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rear brake cylinder guard

Do these guard's help any stories ?
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post #2 of 10 Old 01-12-2011, 06:39 PM
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Can't hurt and they do look nice.

The brake cylinder does look a little unprotected without it but I suppose it would take just the right crash to do damage, which is usually the case. Cheap protection IMO.

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Can't hurt and they do look nice.

The brake cylinder does look a little unprotected without it but I suppose it would take just the right crash to do damage, which is usually the case. Cheap protection IMO.
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I fall in line with the others, I have one but can't tell you that it saved the day. It just goes along with all the other stuff I may not have needed.

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Ditto.. Think I got mine on eBay for $4 years ago.. Looks kinda neat.
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And if your handy, you can make your own. Here's one that a friend from work made for me, it's made from high grade aluminum and I just polished it up. He has also made slotted ones that look awesome


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What about something to replace the plastic guard over the rear brake fluid holder (I thought that was the master cylinder)??Not that I do any real off road riding, but I think a nice aluminum piece would look really good there.

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What about something to replace the plastic guard over the rear brake fluid holder (I thought that was the master cylinder)??Not that I do any real off road riding, but I think a nice aluminum piece would look really good there.
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Looks good 650stew.

I've got one very similar.....My boot tends to keep mine polished.

mebbe if I get bored I'll do a rear MC cover too.
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