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post #1 of 7 Old 09-28-2011, 01:42 PM Thread Starter
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For those who break things....

I ran across something I found interesting, and I thought I'd pass along......

Potentially, some aftermarket Tupperware [plastic body components] for the KLR 650, and some other dual sport bikes. I don't know anything more than what's in the link. I think another option for body parts might be a good thing. Maybe some participation in the survey might lead to some less expensive options of repair when Piglet goes "ka-bomp".

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post #2 of 7 Old 09-28-2011, 03:09 PM
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Hmmm, an alternative to duct tape, plastic weld, scrap aluminum, and pop rivets. Looks to be interesting, especially for a dual sport with somewhat fragile plastics (particularly in the cold.)
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post #3 of 7 Old 09-28-2011, 03:10 PM
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Please check your E-mail, vatrader!

Feller I know has a Ninja 250 that might profit from some plastic repair . . .
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-28-2011, 06:31 PM
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Hey, thanks for the invite vatrader!

I would like all the input and comments about some aftermarket plastics I can get! I encourage everyone to take the poll at ADV and visit the website and take the survey.

I need to get a gauge on what to start with!

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I emailed the nice fellow at otb (and got his permission to post this).

Originally Posted by the nice fellow from otb
As of now, we are only in development of an '08+ KLR shroud due to budget restrictions. I would like to offer a full line of plastics for all years of KLR's in the future. Pricing right now is estimated at $75.00 per side with additional hardware
(metal mounts) that will most likely be around $5.00 per side. I am having issues with confirming a manufacturer at this time so things are still variable and can change.
For perspective, my 06 klr shrouds seem to be about 80 bucks for each side from bike bandit.

A 09 seems to be about 150 a side from bike bandit.
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KLR 650 plastic

bike bandit only carries oem for KLR 650, I can go to a dealer local for less.
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I got an email update from the nice fellow from otb a number of months ago...the conclusion was that he is not going to go through with the plans. I think he couldn't get them manufactured cheaply enough.

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