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I just received a new OEM lower for my R1 but it doesn't have the aluminum heat shielding that is on the one I replaced. Has anyone had problems not having the shielding on there? Does anyone know where to get a similar product that I could install on my new fairing?

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Ive seen it at auto parts stores. I have a set of lowers on with no shielding and I havent had a problem.
 

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i didn't have any problem without heat shielding but I just "borrowed" some from work and put it on just in case....it's cheap just pick some up at a autoparts store.
 

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R1R00kie said:
I just received a new OEM lower for my R1 but it doesn't have the aluminum heat shielding that is on the one I replaced. Has anyone had problems not having the shielding on there? Does anyone know where to get a similar product that I could install on my new fairing? Thanks.
Some after market exhaust system link pipes/headers come pretty close to contacting the lowers, if thats your situation, I'd recomend you add some. If the link pipe/header is not in close proximity to the lowers, you probably won't have an issue.

Heat shielding doesn't come on replacement lowers, mine was minus it as well (its Yamahas way of getting you to buy seperate parts at increased expense).

Check out some discount (motocycle) parts distributors, for cut-to-fit sheets of the stuff, or do as the guys above mentioned, and hit your local auto parts stores :thumbup
 

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go to the dealer they are only about $20 bucks for both sides.
 

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My after market exhaust has started to melt the fairing:mad: I will definately put some heat sheild when I replace it next time.
 

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My after market exhaust has started to melt the fairing:mad: I will definately put some heat sheild when I replace it next time.
Post a pic of your bike, I've heard alot of good reviews of Over Racing Exhaust Systems, they're very popular in the All Japan Superbike Series :rock

Not too many people are aware of there quality or performance, I'd rate them equal to Sato Racing, those two (Over & Sato) are showing an increased presence in the inline 4 marketplace :yesnod
 

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Here you go :thumbup
 

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Picked the mirrors up from a local bike shop. Don't know the make and if you can get them online but I'll try and find out.
 

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