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Has anyone seen or built any kind of screen out of stainless mesh or the like to protet the radiator from rocks,road debris,etc.
After a while I notice everyones radiators are wearing battle scars and have the fins banged and dinged up.

Allen Dean
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Allen,
I like this setup from Russ Allen (UK) on his 502 trike a lot. It's
made from stainless mesh, and he said it took him 2 hours to build it.
It looked very clean.

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That is functional and also looks good...I like it.
I wonder if he attached it to the flimsy shroud or directly to the radiator or frame somehow.

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I couldn't see how he attached it. But he told me another
advantage of his radiator screen. He said he don't had to
buy the chrome fan, because you barely see it anyway.
He said he just sprayed it with chrome paint.

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I made one very similar to Russ Allens except I cut out for the fan and painted the expanded metal screen black . I also have the same screen on the back side of my radiator because it seemed when I washed the bike or was working on the bike in that area , I was always bending the radiator fins . Didn't seem to effect the coolig at all but sure protects the fins from getting dinged by bugs and road debris .

Jack
 
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