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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-16-2017, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
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Installed T-Rex Racing Skid Plate

My goal for the Versys is to eventually be able to handle Fire roads (maintained dirt roads) along with the typical pavement. I've ran over some items the 1st my own fault and the 2nd just bad timing on my other bikes, and I just want this one to get me home when I'm out and about. So I ordered the Skid Plate and got it installed. It was pretty straight forward and fairly easy.
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Looks good!

Do you know the thickness of this T-Rex skid plate?
Thanks!

I still have a full deck.
I just shuffle slower.
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quexpress, I do not know the thickness. I will go out once the snow stop and check it.

They do not have it listed on the site either.

https://t-rex-racing.com/catalog.php?item=1418
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Looks pretty stout. What are the red and silver doo-dadds attached to your front fender mounting bolts?


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quexpress, I do not know the thickness. I will go out once the snow stop and check it.

They do not have it listed on the site either.

https://t-rex-racing.com/catalog.php?item=1418
Thank you!
No rush!

I still have a full deck.
I just shuffle slower.
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Fork tube protectors. Only ones I could find.

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T-Rex: the thickness is approximately 3.5 mm

... as per T-Rex Racing customer service.

"the thickness is approximately 3.5 mm."
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I still have a full deck.
I just shuffle slower.

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That's a nice looking skid plate . You have a link for the fork tube protectors?
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Just installed mine and I'm pretty happy with it.

Actually reviewing your initial post had finalize my decision based on my needs of the bike.

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Is there a large gap between the bottom of the skid plate and the underside of the engine. It seems that the clearness with T Rex skid plate is very low to the ground. Skid plates normally have about 1 to .5 of an inch of buffer. I looked at the SW-Motech skid plate and it clearness seems larger, meaning skid plate is closer to the engine.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-18-2018, 06:35 AM Thread Starter
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Robert I have mike bike on the lift since I'm doing an oil change this afternoon. I will take some pics of the clearance gap for you.

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