Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

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Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Roadhawg » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:06 pm

I dont feel like shelling out for KTM's protector, that should really be on there already.


Anyone done a Kev and made their own? :lol: Any tips? Im gonna go look for some mesh this weekend.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Marki » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:25 pm

There is a plastic guard listed on the parts fiche for the 1290 super Adventure. It's only about £20. A lot less than the PP one.
Won't look bling but it will work.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Roadhawg » Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:18 pm

Marki wrote:There is a plastic guard listed on the parts fiche for the 1290 super Adventure. It's only about £20. A lot less than the PP one.
Won't look bling but it will work.

I hear it's difficult to mount on the 2014 1190 because the fuel hose linking the 2 sides of the tank is in the way.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Marki » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:07 pm

Can't comment on the years to be honest but there are guys fitting them on 1190's over on adventure rider. Failing that I don't know where you are but in the UK there is stuff called wire lath, expanded metal if that means more to you. It's a good source for stuff like this. Made many a rad grill from it.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Roadhawg » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:10 pm

Ok shot man, I'll check out the plastic guard. :D

I'm in South Africa for the Record. :mrgreen:

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Roadhawg » Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:04 am

FWIW the plastic one fits great.

On bikes on all the standard bikes, and the pre2015 Rs you do need to trim a little plastic off the rad guard and also extend the holes in the fuel host cover at the bottom of the rad, but once that's done it fits easy.

Fits new R bikes without any mods, but I think it comes stock on those anyway.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by JJay51 » Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:09 pm

Roadhawg wrote:FWIW the plastic one fits great.

On bikes on all the standard bikes, and the pre2015 Rs you do need to trim a little plastic off the rad guard and also extend the holes in the fuel host cover at the bottom of the rad, but once that's done it fits easy.

Fits new R bikes without any mods, but I think it comes stock on those anyway.
Didnt come standard on my 'r' but i fitted one last week, £9.63 :lol:

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Re: RE: Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Marki » Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:38 pm

JJay51 wrote:
Roadhawg wrote:FWIW the plastic one fits great.

On bikes on all the standard bikes, and the pre2015 Rs you do need to trim a little plastic off the rad guard and also extend the holes in the fuel host cover at the bottom of the rad, but once that's done it fits easy.

Fits new R bikes without any mods, but I think it comes stock on those anyway.
Didnt come standard on my 'r' but i fitted one last week, £9.63 :lol:
Just ordered one for my SA now I finally have it.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Roadhawg » Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:10 pm

Jeez I'm sorry for the terrible typing....posting from an iPhone with a cracked screen currently.

But you get the gist of it :lol:

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by Marki » Thu Jul 23, 2015 7:51 pm

Fitted last night. Have to say for the money it's a great bit of kit and a perfect fit.
If something gets through that to the rad you have more to worry about than a holed radiator.

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Re: Anyone made their own 1190 Rad protector?

Post by manxzulu » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:57 pm

Just got one for my 1290 SA and it went on no problem in about 10 minutes. Looks the dogs for less than a tenner!

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