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post #1 of 12 Old 03-03-2009, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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Tank Pads

I searched the forum but didn't find what I was looking for.

I'm looking at the Carbon Fiber ProGrip Tank Pads. I can't decide if I want the long or the short version. Anyone here running a tank pad that would care to comment? Pictures are always nice.

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I've gotta tank pad, don't know if it is long or short but I'll take some pics.




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I've got the tank pad you speak of

... if you mean the one that goes on the back of the tank, not on the sides.

Don't know what size it is though.

I can probably post a pic for you tomorrow (maybe even this evening if I can remember to do it)

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Here's the large one...

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210 MM tall

and this is the smaller one...

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140 MM tall

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I had the larger carbon one on my last 919, it worked well. I'll see if I can dig out any old photos.

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I searched high and low for a carbon fiber tank protector, tried a couple of different ones that I didn't like before settling on this one...



It's actually an OEM Suzuki accessory made from real laminated carbon fiber, but it doesn't say Suzuki anywhere on it. The problem with most of the aftermarket ones is that they're not really carbon fiber, they're "carbon fiber look" gel pads. I found this one here:

http://www.babbittsonline.com/pages/...d-no-logo.aspx

It fits the curve of the tank well, looks cool and offers good protection IMHO.

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Here's the large one...

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210 MM tall

and this is the smaller one...

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140 MM tall
Yep, I have the large one.
I'll take pics if you're interested.

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Here you go, just got home & shot these pics.
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Thanks guys. Helped tons.

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Glad I could help.



Seriously though Chris, how are your guitars doing? It's not nearly as cold here in SO CAL as it is in KY and Iv'e got dried out & split guitars running out my ears! Hope you're keeping your guitars humidified.

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Here is the link, if anyone was wondering
http://www.denniskirk.com/jsp/produc...fCatId=&mmyId=

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you can also get the same pad from motorcycle superstore, here.
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...Protector.aspx





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