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Not my favorite look

I bought my bike without one. It isn't my favorite look, and I've always had other things I could spend 180 bucks on for the bike. It does suck trying to keep the underside clean though.
 

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I dont think they look that bad.I just dont want rocks and crap kicking up on my fender eliminator because there not cheap either.
 

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I hear ya

No they don't look that bad. Personal preference I guess. I did see a red one and a carbon fiber one earlier this week on ebay. I think at least one of them had the chaingaurd attached to it. Have fun shopping for your bike. I know it's my favorite pastime.
 

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You can use a hugger from a CBR 600RR. It requires you to drill a small hole on your swingarm, but so do all the others anyway, and this mod is way cheaper.
 

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Although drilling into a perfectly good swingarm goes against my nature, however mine already had one installed when I bought the bike.

It's not a perfect fit, but works ok.
You may need to notch around the hole just a bit on the hugger for the brake hose clip anti-rotation nib to fit for the SP2's.

I don't see where it does a very good job of preventing dirt from being slung onto the shock, but it does add a bit to the appearance.
 

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I felt the same way about drilling into mine. Especially after I had just spent two days polishing my swing arm.

But, on the plus side you can't really see the hole unless you actually point it out to someone. You also have to put a couple of spacers on to clear your tire properly. I made a pretty good looking spacer out of an aluminum bushing from a skateboard wheel I had. That and a couple of wellnuts and I was good to go.

I actually have a silver carbon fiber CBR600RR one on my RC. I think I paid a little over a $100 for it brand new, I also got a silver weave chain guard to match all for less than the cost of the purpose built hugger. I did want the one actually made for it, but $200+ was a bit rich for my broke A$$.

If you can afford it, definitely go for the purpose built SP2 one, but in a pinch well you know make do with what you got.
 

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I got one.

I have a hugger that I'm looking to get rid of.
Its from Magical Racing in Japan. I had it made out of ABS to help keep the cost down. The only thing is it has a slight damage that could easily be painted over and be very hard to notice. I'll attach a picture...if I can.
If you would like to buy it, shoot me an Email.
 

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I have a hugger that I'm looking to get rid of.
Its from Magical Racing in Japan. I had it made out of ABS to help keep the cost down. The only thing is it has a slight damage that could easily be painted over and be very hard to notice. I'll attach a picture...if I can.
If you would like to buy it, shoot me an Email.
That's a nice looking piece.
Magical Racing does really nice C-F parts as well.
The chain guard portion seems to not extend as far as the stock part.
Is that true or is it just my perspective?
 

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dunno about the length of the chain guard.
I never compared it to the stock one to see which one was longer.
I don't have the RC anymore, so I couldn't even find out.
 

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How much do you want for it? My only concern is enough room for the rear tire warmer. I might be able to use washers/spacers to set it up off the swingarm a few mils and get the clearance needed. Any thoughts?
 

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Thanks skunkgroomer the tire hugger is def. a nice piece.Now all I need is a little paint work and spring/summer to get here!
 
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