Engine guards and windshield

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  1. Darron1117

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    Hello all,
    Going to purchase engine guards for my 2012 Roadster and needing to know
    do they bolt right up to the bike with no issues. 71FwzNqlGAL._SL1024_.jpg

    Also, are there any windshield options more cost effective than Triumph that
    gives good protection and is not huge either.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. warp9.9

    warp9.9 Pocałuj mnie w dupę

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    Them are the old style guards don't wasye your money. They bend to easy smd triumph changed to a stronger design.
     
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    Idaho Red Rocket 3 Living Legend

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    Warp is right. The ones pictured are very bad. The top mounts are very weak and fold over at the slightest pressure. Even the pressure from your feet if you mount highway pegs as many of us do.

    If you want Triumph guards you need the up-dated guards that have a steel knuckle at the top mount.

    I have a set of Rivco Engine Guards available. They are considered and have proven to be good guards and work well should they be needed. Asking $230 Shipped Domestically.

    For Sale - Rivco Engine Guards

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    New design has welded elbow that bolts on rather than flimsy tab
     
  5. CrzystghndKC

    CrzystghndKC Triumph guy happy he didn't work for Harley.

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    I agree with the other folk don't buy that style of guards. They suck! The newer guards eleminate that weak top bracket.
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Place jack under engine to hold while removing and replacing long engine mount bolt.
     
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    It is a little hairy getting the top bolt through. Sitting on the bike while someone jacks up the engine feels pretty weird. Once you hit the sweet spot, that monster bolt comes out quite easily
     
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    Just need to lift the engine slightly until the bolt slides easily. Don’t allow the engine or the bike to move until the long bolt is back in place through the new guard brackets. It’s easier than it sounds. Good luck.
     
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