Moose Radiator Guards

Moose Radiator Guards
Moose Radiator Guards

$46.95 - $94.95

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Item #MOA005W

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27 Reviews
4.4 out of 5 stars
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Seabring
Calgary, AB, Canada
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 5/5 Style 4/5
Quality radiator protection.

Definitely a solid set of radiator guards with high quality materials that look and feel as though they will offer good protection to the radiators in a crash. Installation was simple and the provided instructions detailed and accurate.
My only problem with the product was that the plastic radiator shrouds are difficult to get bolted back onto the bike after installing the radiator guards due to the distance between the shroud bolt holes and the radiator mounting bracket and the supplied mounting bolt length not being long enough. I overcame the issue with some effort but would expect a product in this price range to have zero fitment issues.
I would give it overall 4 out of 5 stars and would recommend this product.

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LISTO Verified Purchaser
California
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Great product

Easy install, looks great, and protects my radiator. Overall happy with my purchase.

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XC143 Verified Purchaser
Atlanta, GA, USA
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 4/5 Style 4/5
Good investment!

Easy installation, comes with good instructions (2011 YZ450F). Fit over my "pre-bent" radiators. Good investment !

Brant919 Verified Purchaser
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
Durability 4/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 4/5 Style 4/5
Great Purchase!!!!

On my 08 CRF 450 I used to go through 5 radiators a year racing. Once I purchased a set of these they never broke again. So now, these are one of the first parts I'm buying for my new 2015 RMZ 450.

PS you don't have to completely remove your radiators to install it just makes it easier.

Moose Radiator Guards
Moose Radiator Guards
Plus40Champ Verified Purchaser
Springfield, MO
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Solid Guards and Easy Installation

I bought these guards for my 2008 KTM 450 XC-F. Thankfully I did not bend my radiators before I put them on. I took off my shrouds, and removed my gas tank to expose my radiators~pretty easy. Then loosened the bolts that keep the radiators on the frame and the braces were ready to install. With the additional thickness of the guards, my shrouds were tight to reinstall, but they are on without modification with original OEM bolt screws. All in all, installation took 20 minutes and the fit was perfect. These guards provide excellent protection for my radiators and I am 100% satisfied with them. Frankly, I don't know why any woods rider would go without this protection. It beats a long push back to the truck.

Brandon
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 4/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Nice

Kind of a pain in the you know what to install cause instructions are junk but really nice solid product

netzer
Arava, Eilat, Israel
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 4/5 Style 5/5
Moose

really good and important product!
no one would want to get stuck in a trip with a broken radiator, these guards worry that it will not happen

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Adam Verified Purchaser
Franklin, MA, USA
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 1/5 Performance 5/5 Style 4/5
Great product but installation problems.

So I have had these guards on two different bikes now over the course of 6 years and even after countless crashes my radiators are in one piece. If they could work out some installation issues I would rate thee 5 stars. The first bike I had was brand new and installing the guards was easier because the radiators had not been bent out of place. However, when you install these the radiators become approximately a half inch further apart from one another. Just far enough to not be able to reuse the upper radiator hose that connects the two together. Not the end of the world but it would have been nice if there was some mention of that in the directions or even better, a longer hose. The only other problem I ran into was when installing them on my used dirt bike. Even after spending an hour tweaking the slightly abused and bent radiators I was never able to secure the lower part of the shrouds and had to settle for zip ties. All in all a great product that has been proven to hold up to some harsh abuse over the years, just can be a pain to install.

Brice Verified Purchaser
Wailuku, HI, USA
Durability 2/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 2/5 Style 2/5
It's ok

These where the only set that they made for my bike wish it was more durable and protecting of the radiator in the front and the left side doesn't even fit to good had to find way to make it snug and not loose so I used rubber grommet washers needs to b more sturdy hopefully does it's job of protecting my new radiator cause I ain't sponsored and can't b spending an arm and a leg for it even tho it's a pretty expensive sport! That I love!!!!

Does the job!!
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Jerry
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Braces goooood.

Work well. Protects the radiators and they make the ride feel more stable.

bikecop
LaPorte, IN
Durability 4/5 Ease of Installation 4/5 Performance 4/5 Style 4/5
Fits OEM Rads ONLY

I ordered these braces because of the good reviews, and I laid my bike down, bending my radiator. Shipment came and put one side on. Very easy to install. Then when I went to install the other side, the brace did not fit, not knowing the other side was an aftermarket radiator. These braces only fit OEM radiator sizes. EBAY aftermarket radiators are thicker. I recommend these braces if you have OEM rads, and want to protect them.

bikecop Verified Purchaser
Durability 4/5 Ease of Installation 4/5 Performance 4/5 Style 4/5
Only for Stock radiator size

Easy to put on, but I did not know the previous owner had an aftermarket radiator on the left side. The gaurds only fit the oem size radiators. I recommend the gaurds to protect your stock radiator, or just buy ebay aftermarket rads for $80.00.

Weekendwarrior Verified Purchaser
Reno, NV, USA
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 4/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
A must for trail riders

Got the moose radiator guards for my '13 exc 500. Install was a bit involved cause I had to remove the radiators,still only took about an hour. These fit perfectly with the ims 3.1 gallon tank.i haven't needed them as yet,but it's nice to know they're there.crashed my drz,and that cost 300 bucks.i recommend these to any trail rider,very sturdy,and a nice look.

motoenthusiast Verified Purchaser
Lynnwood, WA, USA
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Moose radiator guards

bought them for 2004 ktm 525 exc great fit.easy install.very sturdy well made product. I have devol radiator guards on my Suzuki. want to replace with moose guards.great deal more protection. marty lynnwood wa

ballistic26
Durability 4/5 Ease of Installation 2/5 Performance 4/5 Style 3/5
Careful 2014 ktm 500 exc owners

If you're running a radiator fan these will need to be modified to fit. Why one pair isn't offered fit this model correctly is beyond me.

Boggs
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5

I just got my radiator guards yesterday and put them on. I haven't wrecked the bike yet, but when I do ill be glad I spent the money on the guards instead of a new radiator.

Kx250f Verified Purchaser
Durability 1/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 1/5
Very weak

your radiator will break. Buy duval or flatland

matte
Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Durability 3/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Performance 3/5 Style 3/5
Would not fit

I'm sure these would work great if they fit...they only work on OEM radiators. I waited to long to get guards and smashed my radiators bought some sweet new one's that are bigger then stock ones but the guards will not fit. no room to adjust or fabricate. I sent them back.

JMO140 Top 500 Contributor Verified Purchaser
Madison,Ms
Durability 5/5 Ease of Installation 5/5 Performance 5/5 Style 5/5
Best product

Easy to install..works great

dmaxfan
Durability 4/5 Ease of Installation 3/5 Style 4/5
Good Purchase

Put these braces on my kx250f yesterday. Took about an hour all together. The fit was really good but I did have to shave some of the plastic on the inside, not a big deal at all though. Even with the plastic shaved theres still a little effort that goes into getting the shrouds on now but once on everything looks really good and you can tell the radiators are much more sturdy. Havent been able to test them out yet but I feel a lot better now knowing my radiators are protected.

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11 Questions
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kevin
Location: idaho
Q: Will these fit on a 2012 crf450X with a trail tech radiator fan installed on the rite side radiator?
1 month 24 days ago
MotoSportExpert
MotoSport Staff Expert
1 month 19 days ago
A: Fitment with the trail tech radiator fan installed can not be guaranteed.
Taylor
Q: Will these fit my 2011 yz450f oversized radiators?
1 year 2 months ago
MotoSportExpert
MotoSport Staff Expert
1 year 2 months ago
A: Yes the Moose Radiator Guards will fit your 2011 Yamaha YZ450F. Just be sure to correctly select the Year/Make/Model of your bike before ordering so we can be sure to send you the correct guards for your bike. Also, feel free to give us a call at 888-676-8853 and we would be happy to help you out with your order.
Motomez
Q: Will these fit with oversized radiators? for a CRF250X?
1 year 6 months ago
MotoSportExpert
Expert MotoSport Staff
1 year 6 months ago
A: These were made to be used with the stock OEM radiators. Unfortunately they will not work with an aftermarket Oversized radiator.
Ricardo
Location: Chile
Q: Fits it in a crf 250x year 2014??
1 year 8 months ago
MotoSportExpert
Top 1 Contributor
1 year 8 months ago
A: Yes! Just be sure to correctly select the Year/Make/Model of your bike before ordering so we can be sure to send you the correct products for your bike. Also, feel free to give us a call at 888-676-8853 and we would be happy to help you out with your order.
BG82
Q: Work on husky FC250 2015?
1 year 8 months ago
MotoSportExpert
Top 1 Contributor
1 year 8 months ago
A: Yes! Just be sure to correctly select the Year/Make/Model of your bike before ordering so we can be sure to send you the correct product for your bike. Also, feel free to give us a call at 888-676-8853 and we would be happy to help you out with your order.
Gcs71
Location: Central Ohio
Q: Factory installed fan?
2 years 1 month ago
Will this item fit my KTM 2013 450 xc w with a factory installed fan?
MotoSportGrantK
Top 1 Contributor Expert MotoSport Staff
2 years 1 month ago
A: Yes, you will still be able to keep your stock (OEM) fan. Just be sure to correctly select the Year/Make/Model of your bike before ordering so we can be sure to send you the correct for Moose Radiator Guards your bike. Also, feel free to give us a call at 888-676-8853 and we would be happy to help you out with your order.
waite4it
Location: London, UK
Q: Will this product fit a KTM 2013 300 exc six days?
2 years 3 months ago
MotoSportGrantK
MotoSport Staff Expert Top 10 Contributor Top 1 Contributor
2 years 3 months ago
A: No, unfortunately Moose Racing currently only offers their radiator guard for the KTM 300 EXC years 2000-2005.
Snuggs
Q: Do these guards still allow fitment of the stock radiator louvers?
2 years 4 months ago
MotoSportRyanT
Expert MotoSport Staff
2 years 4 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: Yes, these guards will wrap around the sides and back of your radiators and would not interfere with the stock radiator louvers in front of the radiators at all.
Weekendwarrior
2 years 3 months ago Location: Reno, NV, USA
A: Don't know about the 450,but they fit right back in on my '13 500 exc,
vais
Location: israel
Q: Is it fits ktm 250 2t 2011?
2 years 8 months ago
MotoSportRyanT
MotoSport Staff Expert
2 years 8 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: Yes, These would fit the 2011 KTM 250 SX / XC / XCW models.
Teddly
Location: ND
Q: Will they fit with a desert tank?
Over 3 years ago
I have a ktm with a desert tank will these still fit under the aftermarket tank?
MotoSportExpert
MotoSport Staff
Over 3 years ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: Unfortunately the Moose Radiator guards will not work with aftermarket over size fuel tanks.
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