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post #1 of 67 Old 06-08-2018, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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T Rex Racing Crash Bars

I IJust pick these up today locally here in Dallas. These things look really nice and seem to be sturdy. They even have a little metal piece that is replaceable and in the event of a tip over the little replaceable piece takes the damage and not the bars. Tested them out at about 90mph and I couldn't tell of any vibration or anything. I know the givi connect to the small 4 Allen bolts at the frame. These attach to the main rod that runs across the bike and one of those smaller Allen bolts.
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post #2 of 67 Old 06-08-2018, 09:16 PM
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Looks like a nice product, do they have for the earlier year 650's?

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They do look good and the price seems as low as they come. Could you please drop the bike and let us know how well they work? I like to do it at an enter section with lots of people watching. Or at a stop sign by putting my foot down in a hole.
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Wow a lot of metal in those crash bars - built like a tank. Nice bars - looks great, Ideal touring bars With just a little mod you could mount a forward pair of panniers.
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Thanks for the heads up and pics. If it's not too much trouble, could you take a few pics specifically of where an how they mount? I tried to sort it out from the pics but I feel like I'm missing something. Cheers.
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post #6 of 67 Old 06-11-2018, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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And they connect in the middle like other bars
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I may have just found my next crash bars.......

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They do look good and the price seems as low as they come. Could you please drop the bike and let us know how well they work? I like to do it at an enter section with lots of people watching. Or at a stop sign by putting my foot down in a hole.
LMAO!

Wish I had a dollar for every time I went to put a foot down either to have it land in a hole, oil, coolant, mud, or just loose gravel and begin to feel the bike fall over. Quite a few times where I ended up in a Mexican Standoff for a minute or so - not enough strength to get it back up right but not willing to drop it either.

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So the ones I had originally installed were for the previous model year (2016). I sent them an email because I thought they were really close to an area where they shouldn't be. They apologized and let me know they gave me the wrong ones. I removed them and exchanged them for the correct year bars (2017). These actually look better and I like how they mount at two locations across the front. Very cool!












I also got a good look at their skid plate that is coming out. Not only is it the best looking skid plate IMO but it also mounts to the frame and not the engine or crash bars. As soon as its released I'm getting one.

They also said they are updated and totally revamping their website.
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I really like them. I want some for my 2014 650.

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