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Offline barberman

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aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« on: March 10, 2018, 05:49:37 pm »
Since I've burnt my ankle twice last summer. Stopped to check the mailbox. Take off slow to go down the driveway and do the lazy leg lift- touching that midpipe. Was wearing long pants but low socks.  So thinking about how to fabricate a shield but wonder if there's one all ready made.  I pretty much learned to pick em up out the way to avoid the problem. and ya, it took twice smart allects..ha ha

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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2018, 09:16:58 pm »
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That's very similar to the one I install every time I ride. :motonoises:
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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2018, 05:48:25 am »
I don't have what you'd call an aftermarket "Heatshield" but I did wrap the mid pipe with exhaust wrap in front of the passenger pegs down to the collector. That and removing the cats helped with the heat issue on my 09 C14.
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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2018, 06:22:24 am »
I have an 09 and installed both the six and nine inch versions of Biker's Choice exhaust heat shields.  I bought mine from Amazon.  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HXC7MHW/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also use the ones recommended in the above posts.  :-[

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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2018, 01:39:21 pm »
I use the same 9" one that AmphibSailor uses.
Unlike him, I'm poor; so I bought it on Ebay for $9.40.   <evil grin>  :-\
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Universal-Fit-Exhaust-Muffler-Pipe-Heat-Shield-Cover-Heel-Guard-4-9/282513408975?hash=item41c71c83cf:m:mqQxDaTMR6Acn-UWp7AhG6A&vxp=mtr

They also offer them with flames/skulls etc, and in chrome, black, or copper colored..

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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2018, 11:40:05 pm »
I have a heat shield some where around here that came with my CS1. Never did & never will install it. I think they look better without & burning my pants has never been an issue.

I'll hunt it up if someone wants it for shipping cost, PM me if you want it.

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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2018, 12:33:15 am »
I got mine from Ebay cheap. it works :motonoises:
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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2018, 10:47:54 am »
Take a look at my Post #38.  The link to the shield is also in this thread.

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Re: aftermarket heat shield on midpipe anyone?
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2018, 12:12:40 pm »
I use the Targa one as well.  I burned myself after washing the bike.  I dont like to park it with water all over so I warmed it up, dried the water off, and was heading back into the garage.

The flowing tears helped ease the pain, but the 35.00 Targa shield felt like  a bargain in comparison.
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