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post #1 of 6 Old 10-03-2017, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Handlebars handguard

I just bought a 2017 klr. I am in the process of making mods and wondering what handguard to use. I want something to protect the levers, that looks good, and don't really want to start grinding the handlebar etc. Do you all know of something that would fit without trouble?

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PS: I am also looking at buying a seat, and crash bars.
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-03-2017, 08:59 PM
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I bought SW-MOTECH Kobra Handguard kit and the tear drop bar ends by bark buster. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to say where I got them, but revzilla had a great deal and delivered fast.
I put them on with my daughters as a day project. The clutch lever does touch the aluminum so I'm going to put a washer in to give that 1mm space it needs.
Oh, and they cut down the wobble at 80mph.
hope I was helpful.
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post #3 of 6 Old 10-03-2017, 10:17 PM
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TUSK, with spoilers; versatile in mounting, crashworthy, affordable: ROCKY MOUNTAIN ATV/MC.

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post #4 of 6 Old 10-04-2017, 10:46 AM
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I'll second Damocles's TUSK suggestion. They don't look too bad, and they look even better once they get "worn in". Installation is easy-peasy, too.
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post #5 of 6 Old 10-05-2017, 05:21 AM
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Tusk DFlex handguards. wrapped the bike around a tree. Handlebars hit first and hard. Bent the handlebars but no damage to brake lever. Rode it out.
SW Motech crashbars. They just work ... and they look good too.
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-19-2017, 08:51 AM
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I put the sw-motech crash bars on looks good and beefy-solid
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