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Offline kiddo

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Cheap Skid Plate from China
on: August 02, 2020, 09:15:24 PM
New Skid Plate arrived today from China 42 including post, unbelievably cheap and good quality, no instructions so followed a post from a Canadian CB500X owner, great result! Not really for heavy off road, as its fitted to the Engine, Exhaust and Gear Shift, should be OK for gravel roads but not designed to be bashed of rocks etc.



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Offline KennyV

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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #1 on: August 03, 2020, 02:13:11 AM
Do you have a link for this skid plate?
Thanks, kenny
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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #2 on: August 03, 2020, 03:23:25 AM
*Originally Posted by KennyV [+]
Do you have a link for this skid plate?

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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 08:54:42 PM
Ordered up the same. Oddly the exact same thing is listed elsewhere at more than double the cost. Not full protection but will do for me. Delivery said to be September some time. Amazon.ca.
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B08BJS87CZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #4 on: August 04, 2020, 01:21:47 AM
*Originally Posted by MoToad [+]
Ordered up the same. Oddly the exact same thing is listed elsewhere at more than double the cost. Not full protection but will do for me. Delivery said to be September some time. Amazon.ca.
https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B08BJS87CZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #5 on: August 04, 2020, 02:57:48 AM
Following.  I have a 2017 so that link for a 2019/2020 will not work for me... a bit of extra lightweight protection would be a great idea.  I don't do offroad and although brand name such as SW-Motech and RR look really great, they are more than I really need both for protection, weight and cost.

Just picked up a front fender extender (amazon.ca) and it arrived from overseas within 3 weeks - really beat the estimate of 8-12 weeks.  Seems to work well.

Thanks!

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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #6 on: August 04, 2020, 07:33:29 PM
Sept. Oct. delivery arrived today. Go figure. Not that I'm bitchen.  :008: As prescribed, no instructions. Thanks for the lifesaving pics, Kiddo.
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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #7 on: August 04, 2020, 08:41:03 PM
*Originally Posted by bdg [+]
Following.  I have a 2017 so that link for a 2019/2020 will not work for me... a bit of extra lightweight protection would be a great idea.  I don't do offroad and although brand name such as SW-Motech and RR look really great, they are more than I really need both for protection, weight and cost.

Just picked up a front fender extender (amazon.ca) and it arrived from overseas within 3 weeks - really beat the estimate of 8-12 weeks.  Seems to work well.

Thanks!


Brian

I have no direct experience with this PSLER plate offered on Amazon though I do have a similar one on my 2019 CB500X.
While it's both more expensive and extensive than the original subject of the thread, it's still a good price and offers the advantage of more oil filter protection.

https://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Engine-Chassis-Protector-2015-2018/dp/B08DHMM39Y/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=PSLER%C2%AE%2BMotorcycle%2BSkid%2BPlate%2BEngine%2BGuard%2BChassis%2BProtector%2BCover%2Bfor%2BCB500X%2BCB500%2B2015-2018%2B(Silver)&qid=1596569340&sr=8-1&th=1

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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #8 on: August 04, 2020, 11:24:59 PM
It took some wrenchin and reefin to get it to line up but it's on there. Don't really like the mounting points as a hard hit could do irreparable damage to the engine. on the up side, it is unobtrusive (I hate those things that make your bike look like it's wearing a diaper) looks good, will protect the cat and casing against loose rocks, wasn't overpriced, and will suit my purpose which will be occasional dirt roads.





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Re: Cheap Skid Plate from China
Reply #9 on: August 05, 2020, 02:32:06 AM
*Originally Posted by MoToad [+]
It took some wrenchin and reefin to get it to line up but it's on there. Don't really like the mounting points as a hard hit could do irreparable damage to the engine. on the up side, it is unobtrusive (I hate those things that make your bike look like it's wearing a diaper) looks good, will protect the cat and casing against loose rocks, wasn't overpriced, and will suit my purpose which will be occasional dirt roads.







Thanks again. It looks what I need. A little protection from the dirt and gravel roads I ride.
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