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post #1 of 13 Old 07-16-2012, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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2012 skid plate with out crash bars

Is there a skid plate for the 2012 DL650 for a basic bike not equipped with any type of crash bars? Everthing I seem to find bolts to the added bars...

I just really want to protect my oil filter and hose from debris from the road.
I will probably never do any serious off road, perhaps a gravel or dirt road occasionally but nothing that I could see me needing a huge skid plate.

I have seen the Suzuki lower cowl but they are more proud of those things than they should be. $$$ is kind of high to me.

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post #2 of 13 Old 07-16-2012, 03:57 PM
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SW Motech doesn't connect to the crash bars on the 2012 DL 650...........TD

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Thanks for the clarification TD, I had looked at the twisted throttle website but saw the image of the 04-11.

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post #5 of 13 Old 07-16-2012, 05:11 PM
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It's all plastic and rubber, and attaches to exhaust, but it feels pretty sturdy. Gives off a "pinhead/hellraiser" vibe as well.
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Might not say 2012, but it fits on mine.
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post #6 of 13 Old 07-16-2012, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Dougalicious, that is kind of weird to say, that is more what I was looking for and at a much better price.

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Touratech makes a pretty sturdy looking one as well.

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Touratech makes a pretty sturdy looking one as well.

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Looks very stout and sturdy.


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post #9 of 13 Old 07-16-2012, 09:30 PM
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just put on SW Motech today also. like the look a lot, much better protection than oem i had on there!

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post #10 of 13 Old 07-17-2012, 07:20 AM Thread Starter
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@ JayS,
What are you going to do with the factory cowling? Is it for sale?

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