Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
riffraffretro

4 Ride Enduro Edition

Recommended Posts

S3 manufacture a replacement high level enduro mudguard for the 4 Ride, but at £100 plus it's seriously more costly than buying standard bodywork from the likes of UFO, Polisport, etc. Has anyone had experience of making the change using a generic motocross type mudguard? I'm happy to pay the price for their gear selector kit, considering the engineering involved, but 100 quid for a plastic fender just doesn't seem right.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

 So the lower steering head has bolt holes for a fender? I highly doubt it.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
 
 

Yes, it's the absence of threaded mounting holes located in the lower section of the steering head that necessitates a different solution. Fair play to S3 for working out a fix, but at £100 a pop, it'll be a few hours spent in the shed with some aluminium plate, an assortment of tools, lots of trial and error and a standard MX fender for me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
51 minutes ago, riffraffretro said:

Yes, it's the absence of threaded mounting holes located in the lower section of the steering head that necessitates a different solution. Fair play to S3 for working out a fix, but at £100 a pop, it'll be a few hours spent in the shed with some aluminium plate, an assortment of tools, lots of trial and error and a standard MX fender for me.

The good thing is that it looks like once you have the S3 kit a standard MX type fender with the 4 bolt setup would mount right up.  I admit I am not a fan of the high fenders and if mud between the tire and fender was my consern I would get something to space up the finder a bit.

Though that is a bit pricey so don't blame you for deciding you want to sort it out yourself. 

Edited by jonnyc21

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
7 hours ago, riffraffretro said:

... lots of trial and error and a standard MX fender for me.

Can you get a standard MX fender with the "rear ventilation" for the 4RIDE's single, center mounted radiator?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
28 minutes ago, sportsawyer said:

Can you get a standard MX fender with the "rear ventilation" for the 4RIDE's single, center mounted radiator?

That would fill up with mud and crap, pronto

Personally I would keep the low mudguard and fit spacers/longer bolts, to improve clearance

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

The Polisport fender looks identical to that used by S3... there again, it'll be a case of buying and trying, I guess.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
4 hours ago, riffraffretro said:

The Polisport fender looks identical to that used by S3...

I think you're right. The Polisport Supermotard UFX Front Fender looks the same.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...