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MaartenVerheijen
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PostSubject: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:53 pm

Hi all,

I've made a prototype for a CNC radiator cover to fit the GRiSO. Let's be honest, the plastic stock one just won't do. It is 13mm thick with a wavy and straight design. If there is any interest I can make a batch and ship them. Painting or anodizing can be arranged. I am located in the Netherlands. Looking forward to your reactions.

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Spruce Goose
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:16 pm

This is awesome, and if I didn’t already have the adjustable one I would get this
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motor-timothy
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:33 pm

I'd be interested but it depends very much on the price.
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Holger
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:11 pm

hello, I am also interested, but the price is also important
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lcjohnny
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:36 pm

I like it but i am also a bit price sensitive (sorry) Smile
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paulbrice
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:46 pm

Looks good Maarten; I'd be interested in anodised black version ....beware cheapskate Guzzi riders penny pinching the price Wink

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MaartenVerheijen
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:19 pm

Thanks for the interest, awesome! Due to the design it takes quite some material and CNC machining time. However I would like to get started on these so for the first batch I'll ask €90 for the unfinished grille and €100 for the painted (high temp) or anodized (black) finish. This is ex shipping, which will be at cost.
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lcjohnny
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:14 pm

reasonable price -

So if my GRiSO ("Snafu") completes the NC500 run in May (total 1600 miles from Bristol) without problems I will reward it with Maarten cooler grill in black.

Jon
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Bill Dee
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:25 am

It does look nice. Might want to do a little test to see how much it blocks the air flow and raises the oil temp.
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MaartenVerheijen
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:30 pm

Thank for the suggestion. I will test the original grille and compare the temperature with the new design, but I don't expect there to be real problems.
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Paulzilla
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:34 am

That is a good looking grill. Well done sir.
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Pete Roper
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PostSubject: Re: Radiator cover   Radiator cover Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:37 am

Unless you live somewhere as hot as the bottom of Death Valley or White Cliffs in Oz in the middle of summer overheating is never going to be a problem on the 8V.
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