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Oil Cooler Guard
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Chris Goldson Offline
Break-In Period

Lincoln
Posts: 28
Joined: Oct 2016
Post: #1
Oil Cooler Guard
Hi

Has anyone fitted one of these please and do you need to make any permanent alterations?
10-29-2017 10:17 AM
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easy Offline
Break-In Period

Poland, Szczecin
Posts: 16
Joined: Aug 2017
Post: #2
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
http://www.rg-racing.com/browsebike/Hond...OCG0018BK/

One piece of art, black powder coating on aluminium , just one bolt to unscrew and back+ 2 zip ties, fits perfectly , enjoy :-)
11-01-2017 10:56 AM
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pdedse Offline
Running Like a Top

Oregon
Posts: 428
Joined: Dec 2013
Post: #3
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
Don't take my question wrong, but...what does it do?

I mean, obviously it guards the oil cooler...are they susceptible to rocks cracking them?
11-01-2017 11:38 PM
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easy Offline
Break-In Period

Poland, Szczecin
Posts: 16
Joined: Aug 2017
Post: #4
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
pdedse - there are no stupid questions, just silly answers :-)

From my point of view - front wheel fender is pretty short and narrow, lot of sand/mud/small gravels is shoot onto the oil cooler. Yes, we may fit fender extender BUT it doesn't protect oil cooler when bike lean or turn ;-) so, for me, its chip protection of most fragile engine part. Did it on every bike before.
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11-02-2017 02:04 AM
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alprider Offline
1st Service Completed

CH
Posts: 157
Joined: Aug 2017
Post: #5
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
I guess i win first in lotto the big one as i get a stone- defect in my aircooler
11-02-2017 02:58 AM
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Rocky Offline
Road Warrior

Nova Scotia, Canada
Posts: 1,949
Joined: Apr 2014
Post: #6
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
I thought about getting a cooler guard, but after I added the Fenda Extenda the cooler doesn't get hit with much debris.
Even so, I toyed with the idea of getting one in chrome/stainless just as a bright dress-up. Haven't done it though.

Still rockin', rollin', and ridin' after all these years
'67 BSA 441 VR, '70 Triumph Tiger 100, '02 Honda CB900F, '06 Triumph T100 Bonneville, '14 Honda CB1100A
11-02-2017 03:28 AM
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Arctic cb1100 Offline
1st Service Completed

Alaska
Posts: 80
Joined: May 2015
Post: #7
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
I've considered getting a cooler guard a couple times but never pulled the trigger I also have the extenda and it makes a difference but one thing the cooler takes alot of hits from is bugs!! I never really found a guard that I liked the look of but that one is definitely the nicest one I've seen! I may need to add that to the winter list please post pics if you end up with one!!
11-02-2017 09:31 PM
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dsan1964 Offline
Running Like a Top

california
Posts: 316
Joined: Aug 2015
Post: #8
Oil Cooler Guard
I have the guard easy... practical part..


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11-03-2017 06:17 PM
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QimmiQ Offline
Break-In Period

Canada
Posts: 40
Joined: Mar 2017
Post: #9
Oil Cooler Guard
I’ve been seriously thinking about this also. Bugs are biggest issue for me and am constantly cleaning it out. I have two small dings already probably from June bugs. I am not sold on the aesthetics though.
11-04-2017 08:26 AM
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popgun Offline
Lives On Two Wheels

Virginia Beach
Posts: 5,795
Joined: Apr 2013
Post: #10
RE: Oil Cooler Guard
I think there are a couple or 3 different models that can be had. Samurider, and japan.webike.net has some. Disclaimer: I haven’t looked in a long while.

If you come to a fork in the road, take it!
2013 CB1100
2012 ST1300
11-04-2017 08:37 AM
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