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Givi TN421 Engine Guards KLR650 2008-2016
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Givi TN421 Engine Guards for Kawasaki KLR650

Designed for the on and off road enthusiast the GIVI TN421 engine guards give a more rugged and aggressive look as well as offering better overall protection for those unforeseen mishaps. Made from one inch tubing and available in matte black or bronze (subject to motorcycle model), the GIVI engine guards are a great addition for the serious motorcycle enthusiast.

Tubing is 1" in diameter.

Note: Givi recommends fitting by a qualified mechanic.

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KLR650 20082016
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Givi TN421 Engine Guards KLR650 2008-2016 761234 TN421 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours


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Givi TN421 Engine Guards KLR650 2008-2016 4.6 5 27 27
Great product but take your time on install. Once installed these bars give me exactly what I was looking for. Back from a hard ride this weekend, and I used them. Plastic shroud on KLR intact! During install, check out you tube. There is some video of the installation that was helpful. Leave everything loose as possible and don't over tighte front mounting bolts to pull it together. I broke one off trying. Overall, love the bars. November 2, 2015
Great Fit and Finish, Instructions Suck I bought the Givi Engine Guards for my 2015 KLR 650 in conjunction with the Alt Rider skid plate (see other review for that one). The instructions that come with the Givi engine guards leave much to be desired which essentially meant I had to figure it out myself, which really wasn't a big deal but seriously hard hard is it to publish a detailed step by step guide? Anyways the guard fit perfectly after I sorted everything out, just remember a few key things if you do this yourself. 1- Never tighten anything down until everything is connected. 2- The center cross bar that goes through the engine is super important, once you have that in place the rest flows easier. 3- Work from the back of the bike forward when mounting. Overall a great product and looks super slick on the bike, highly recommend! July 26, 2015
All the holes line up Easy installation. Looks like it will provide good protection June 1, 2015
Good for KLR And now a review from someone who has done a proper drop: Bike crashed on its left side, while offroad, onto compressed, rocky soil, while taking a small jump...you can imagine the gravity involved. I got thrown off and the bike suffered cracked headlight- and top fairings. The GIVI bars survived but were bent closer to the engine, not touching the fairing. If I had not had the GIVI bars I would have had a cracked radiator and who knows what else....I would not have enjoyed riding 300km on the back of a KTM back home. These bars are a good investment for a beginner, but do carry a tin of rust converter (black) as the coating on these bars is thin and will scratch off easily. May 15, 2015
Nice addition to my KLR, but installation was a bear Really nice finish and very solid. The instructions that came with it are a joke though. They need to be better. It took me a 3.5 hours to get this baby installed. Once it was installed it was good though. Very nice and I will be happy with it. I am not happy about the installation manual though. It needs to be more detailed and the bar that crosses the engine needs to be zoomed in on. I could not tell from the pictures how to install it. As for all this, I am happy with the product. March 28, 2015
A great addition to my KLR. Received the bar very quick in the mail, like other reviews there were a few scrapes (there going on a KLR, no biggie) . If you can paint by number you can install these crash bars in no time, EXTREMLY easy!!! October 4, 2014
Good upgrade The guards are good quality and were fairly easy to install. They are compatible with the HT skid plate. I do not notice any additional vibration after installing the guards. I have not dropped the bike and so don't know how much protection they offer. I find the guard useful as a handle to pull the bike up on a centerstand. June 12, 2014
Great once worked thru the defects Overall, these crash bars are a great fit for the KLR650. The fit and finish was mostly good, with an exception in the case of the ones I received. I haven't had them on long enough to have tested their durability, but given other reviews I give them an excellent and I'll change if I learn otherwise. The problem I had with mounting them, there was one missing bolt for the cross bar piece, so I ran to the hardware store and got another one. When I tried to put the bolt in, it was really resistant, thought I had the wrong thread or something. Nope, it was just a really bad nut that is welded onto the cross bar. I didn't have the right tap to fix it, so went with brute force which flattened the threads. I would suggest that Givi should tap these after the welding process and painting to make sure the threads are clean. I would buy them again. I think for the price, and lower weight compared to other brands, this is a good balance. June 2, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Francisco R: Going on some overland travels and need the added protection just in case Aug 8, 2015
MICHAEL L: Just wanted that little bit of added protection. Jun 28, 2015
Larry J. M: tired of damage caused to the plastic flaring from tip overs especially in soft sand. want better protection. Mar 4, 2015
David S: Looking for reasonable protection at a descent cost. More than met expectations, installed easily and have held up well. Feb 4, 2015
Dave A: These crashbars looked to be very well built and had read a few reviews recommending them. They fit perfectly. Jan 13, 2015
charles j: Like the looks and wanted protection if I went down Nov 17, 2014
Scott S: Givi aftermarket products fit well. Sep 3, 2014
Josh K: price and previous service level Jul 23, 2014
Stephen M: I already have Givi crash guards on my Suzuki V-Strom and I am very happy with them. They've saved my fairing on several occasions and have paid for themselves several times over by now. Jun 24, 2014
Elvin R: looks good, simple, strong and is lighter than the competition. May 13, 2014
Jason P: best on the market Apr 28, 2014
Dean A: reviewed many products and sites and found that these were the best for quality and price. you and cant go wrong with purchases through RevZilla. I have bought boots, jacket and gloves and loved every thing. Apr 9, 2014
Timothy B: protect my bike! Apr 6, 2014
Jerry P: KLR's like to lay down on the job. Hopefully these will keep it comfy when it decides it's nap time. Mar 13, 2014
Robert C: the words its a KLR only go so far when it comes to the damage done to your bike Sep 23, 2013
Michael S: Liked them much better than the "other" 2 brands that are available. Sep 10, 2013
K Y: Great reviews and I like the looks better than the happy trails. Sorry HT :( Aug 17, 2013
A shopper asked: Do the bars have a place to mount highway foot pegs? Apr 22, 2014
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Jeremy B: They do not have a pre-fab place to mount but I'd guess you could mount pegs that clamp onto the bars. I just lay my legs on top of the bars when I need to stretch. The bars reach forward only so far, so maybe the mounted pegs will be too close for you. I'm tall so the farther out the better in my opinion.

Also in my opinion I think these bars stiffen my stock KLR which noticeably reduced noise and vibration on the highway. Bonus!
Apr 22, 2014
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Skylar M: Depending on how the pegs attach, I would say it should be fine. If they are made to attach to pipes/tubes of some kind I think it would work.

I actually have found that I am able to rest my calves on top of the givi bars. For me, that has worked just fine instead of purchasing pegs. Although, I guess it would depend on the boots you have as different models may make for different comfort levels. I hope that helps some
Apr 22, 2014
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Christopher S: Anywhere along the straight sections of the molded piping, someone could fit a highway peg assembly. I enjoy resting my calves on the engine guard to relax my legs on the highway. I've thought about adding pegs, but it's low on my to do list. But it is "doable", as far as I know. Apr 22, 2014
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Ron S: You should be able to mount a clamp-on type of peg,but all you have to do is stretch out your leg and put it across the top of the loop. It is surprisingly comfortable to do this. I was originally going to mount pegs myself,but I don't think that I will now. Apr 24, 2014
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R.J. K: You can buy bolt on peg mounts and put them pretty much anywhere you want on these crash bars, I'm pretty sure twisted throttle carries them, probably a few other sites as well. I just put my legs on top of the crash bars though. Apr 22, 2014
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Rex T: Hi guys.

Yes aftermarket foot pegs could be fitted to these bars. Whilst there is no specific place on the bars to mount them, with a bit if thought, an aftermarket pair could certainly be attached

Apr 22, 2014
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William H: While there are no factory holes or mounts there are ample spots to drill or clamp on highway pegs. I don't do a lot of highway miles on this bike but if I did I wouldn't hesitate to add a set. Apr 23, 2014
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William M. S: No - unless they simply clamp on the bars, no mounting holes present... Apr 22, 2014
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Bryan F: Any pegs with 7/8" clamps should work. Apr 22, 2014
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A shopper asked: Will these work with the stock skid plate? Oct 10, 2013
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R.J. K: Lines up great, also works with the alt rider plate really well, as well as the moose racing plate, probably the tour tech as well, and I can tell you from experience that they protect the engine at least up to 35 mph. Oct 10, 2013
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Ron S: yes, they do work with the stock skid plate. Just mount all retainers loosely before finally tightening any of them. I had no problem with these guards and recommend them for their quality and ease of installation. Oct 10, 2013
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Daniel P: Yes, I used the stock skid plate and everything fit great. I also used rubber orings were the bars join at the front to reduce any would be vibration and their was very little. Great Guards Oct 10, 2013
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Brian W: Yes, you just have to remove the skid plate during install then reinstall it after. Oct 10, 2013
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Karen H: Yes on my 2012 KLR 650 this engine guard fits with the stock skid plate, just fine! Oct 10, 2013
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Rex T: Hi mate

Yes they will work with a stock skid plate

Oct 11, 2013
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William M. S: Yes! No problems - everything bolts right back up. Oct 10, 2013
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Dennis S asked: Will these fit a 2015? Apr 26, 2015
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Anthony A: Ya for sure its the same bike frame wise and probably will be for the next couple years Apr 27, 2015
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Elvin R: Yes. Apr 26, 2015
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William B: Hi,

While I have a 2013 and they fit perfectly, Kawasaki has done nothing to the frame of the KLR since 2008 gen 2. These will fit your bike. Just keep everything loose till you get every bolt started (normal install on any year BTW) then tighten everything up.

Just in case you do have a problem, Revzilla is the standard for customer service and they will support you!
Apr 26, 2015
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R.J. K: Yes. Apr 29, 2015
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A shopper asked: Do the bars come up high enough on the sides to protect the plastic fairings and innstrument shroud ? Feb 23, 2015
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Timothy B: They do not cover instruments and upper fairing. They do cover gas tank and engine well! Follow instructions during install. I love them!! Feb 24, 2015
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Ed M: Yes they do! Very nice protection Feb 23, 2015
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A S asked: Will this work with oversize IMS tank? Nov 9, 2014
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Elvin R: The IMS tank should be fine. These crash bars are separated from the stock fairings. The gap allows for wiggle room. Nov 10, 2014
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John B: Sorry. No experience with an aftermarket tank. Nov 9, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is the Givi crash bar compatible with the Moose Racing skid plate on a 2012 KLR? I was given and recently installed the plate and want to make sure I purchase bars that will fit with it. Thanks. May 15, 2014
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John B: The crash bars use existing rear mounts and have replacement mounts from your downtube in the front. If the skid will work with the stock setup, chances a quite good that they will work with the givi. I have an altrider skid and they worked very well together, especially when I dropped my bike hard! May 29, 2014
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Rex T: Going by the picture on Ebay of a Moose Racing Skid plate, Yes these Givi crash bars will fit.

May 30, 2014
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A shopper asked: Will these work with the oversze IMS 10 gallon tank? Nov 9, 2014
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dustin jon o: Holy smokes, they have a 10 gallon tank for a KLR! I like the crash bars personally. I laid my KLR down pretty hard once and it saved the hell out of it. It's pretty much centered of the weight and balance of the bike when it goes down on its side. Plus, as well as function they look good. Also it tightens up the whole framework of the bike the way it bolts on. Nov 9, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hi,
Will the GIVI crash bars make up with the older SW Motech skid plate model MSS.08.469.10000?
May 4, 2015
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