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OfflineValkman1291

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    Fender Extender - yes????
    « on: 2014-03-23 16:45:30 »
    Had an extender on my Concours which worked well.  Just traded that bike for a GTL-E.  Anyone get the extender, and have any feedback?  It sure looks to me like the radiator is awfully exposed to front tire throwback?..

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      Re: Fender Extender - yes????
      « Reply #1 on: 2014-03-23 16:49:44 »
      You'reright that the radiator is quite exposed. I'm also looking for one. As soon as I have it, I'll give the radiator a good clean and will install the fender extender.
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        Re: Fender Extender - yes????
        « Reply #2 on: 2014-03-23 17:45:45 »
        The Pyramid fender extender for the K1200/1300GT fits the 1600.
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          Re: Fender Extender - yes????
          « Reply #3 on: 2014-03-23 18:25:32 »
          I have one of these:
          https://bit.ly/1oPuXCr
          Seems to work pretty well and not too expensive for a change!


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            Re: Fender Extender - yes????
            « Reply #5 on: 2014-03-24 18:14:38 »
            after my experience on a K1300GT i fitted one to the bike. i still take great care to clean out the radiator area and intend to get the plastic off before my trip this year so that i can be sure the rad isnt clogged
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              Re: Fender Extender - yes????
              « Reply #6 on: 2014-04-04 13:00:18 »
              Have one fitted to the GTL but due to the flex in the fender the extenda rubs on the tyre and has worn part of it away, but will fit one to new bike as I have done with every bike I have & do own. Saves the rad & the front of the bike from stones & general crud.
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                Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                « Reply #7 on: 2014-04-23 17:33:35 »
                Thanks for the replies.  The carbon fiber choice looks good to me.

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                  Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                  « Reply #8 on: 2014-08-06 20:06:14 »
                  Pyramid's 1600 model didn't work for me, the angle was off.  I used the Wunderlich, have better clearance and more protection.
                     Fender Extender K1600 GT   Part Number: 32211002    Price: $79.00
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                  Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                  « Reply #9 on: 2014-11-27 21:46:12 »
                  I bought one of the carbon fibre ones from eBay a few months ago and fitted it when I changed the front tyre.
                  As soon as I fitted it there was a clicking noise from the front of the bike when driving over anything other than a smooth surface.
                  Had a look at it and it's hitting the radiator guard when the bike hits a bump in the road. The end of it is now fraying as it rubs the tyre when it hits the radiator guard.
                  Contacted the supplier thinking maybe it's something I had done while fitting.
                  They replied that it's going to do that if I use the Comfort settings and recommended that I keep it on a firmer setting!
                  I took a few photos and emailed them. It's only a few pounds and was only looking for some feedback on how to fix it.
                  No reply since.
                  Even a sorry would have been good.
                  Next time the wheel is out it's for the bin. I'll try the Wunderlich version next time.
                  Based on my experience, wouldn't recommend the carbon fibre one.

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                    Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                    « Reply #10 on: 2014-11-27 23:26:24 »
                    Sorted my pyramid plastics by heating it up with a hair dryer and wedging it back from the tyre, leave to cool then remove the wedge. So far all is good no rubbing
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                      Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                      « Reply #11 on: 2014-11-28 19:43:11 »
                      Wunderlich. Now officially available for GTL as well (was GT only before)
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                        Re: Fender Extender - yes????
                        « Reply #12 on: 2014-11-28 20:58:03 »
                        Wunderlich. Now officially available for GTL as well (was GT only before)


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