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Fender Extender / Rear Hugger

Hey Team!

I live in the pacific northwest, were it rains, snows occasionally etc. Vancouver Canada to be exact.

Any thoughts on the merit of purchasing the fender extender and rear hugger?

Is the spray that I currently have on my radiator going to damage it?

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yes buy both...the extender is cheap and plain looks good
the hugger will protect your R/R by keeping it clean from water and dirt...there are other options for this in other threads
you've got some great roads "up" there in B.C. HAPPY RIDING

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Sorry for being so daft, but what is an R/R?
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Sorry for being so daft, but what is an R/R?
Rectifier/Regulator..it's a major part of your electrical system
You can see it right behind your left leg..it's gray and finned
Check out this forum thread:

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...er%2Fregulator

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I have the fender extender, but not the hugger yet. Any recommendations for a rear hugger?
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I have the fender extender, but not the hugger yet. Any recommendations for a rear hugger?
Make your own mud flap for a fraction of the cost.
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mudflap - brilliant - probably costs 5$ to make.
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I bought a $4 3-piece cutting board set from target- the really skinny flappy ones- and used double sided stick tape to attach them. They've been through mud and rain many times without an issue.

To me the reg/rec is more important than having a hugger on the rear.

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brilliant!! so am doing this =p
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Both are a must for anywhere wet IMO.
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Thanks folks for all the input!

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I made my own mud flap. Did it work...yes. Was I unable to live without a svelte, sexy PowerBronze...no.

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The rear hugger won't keep grit from getting into the lock mechanism of a trunk. Need to extend the rear fender or put on of those BMW tire huggers on the bike.

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I like my Skidmarx rear hugger a lot...

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I'd recommend both. My used 2008 came with a Pyramid Fender Extender. I added the Power Bronze Carbon/Silver Rear Hugger. Both help and make a difference and look trick too.
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