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AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver

Temporarily out of production. Possible 3-6 month backlog on this skid plate.

Protect the vital engine cases and oil sump without giving up ground clear with the AltRider Skid Plate for the Suzuki V-Strom DL650. Constructed of impact resistant 3.2 mm (1/8") anodized silver or black aluminum, this skid plate works only with the AltRider Crash Bars to provide ideal protection for off road conditions. Your exhaust header pipe is also fully protected without sacrificing ground clearance. The oil cooler is well protected while still allowing optimal air flow.

Included with the skid plate is a redesigned rear bracket that allows for easier installation and more overall strength. The skid plate matches up perfectly to the V-Strom crash bars using hidden fasteners for a clean, finished look.

  • Requires AltRider Crash Bars for installation
  • 1/8" anodized aluminum construction
  • Available in Silver or Black
  • The oil filter is accessible with the skid installed
  • Known to work with the Givi and OEM center stands
  • Is NOT compatible with Leo Vince Exhaust
  • Protects oil cooler without restricting air flow
  • Full exhaust header protection
  • Hidden fasteners
  • Height: 10" (25.4 cm)
  • Width: 13" (30.5 cm)
  • Depth: 20" (50.8 cm)
  • Weight: 5.85lbs.(2.7 kg)

Note: You may need an extra set of hands during installation to help you hold the bike upright if your V-Strom isn't equipped with a center stand.

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AltRider Crash Bars and Skid Plate for the DL1000/650 | Product Overview

AltRider Crash Bars and Skid Plate for the DL1000/650 | Product Overview

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AltRider Skid Plate for the V-Strom DL 1000/650 | Installation video

AltRider Skid Plate for the V-Strom DL 1000/650 | Installation video


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AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Feature
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Product Contents
D658-1-1200 DL650 Skidplate instructions_R2.pdf Download_icon

Installation Instructions

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AltRider Crash Bars and Skid Plate for the DL1000/650 | Product Overview

AltRider Crash Bars and Skid Plate for the DL1000/650 | Product Overview

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AltRider Skid Plate for the V-Strom DL 1000/650 | Installation video

AltRider Skid Plate for the V-Strom DL 1000/650 | Installation video


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AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Feature
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Installed
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Additional Photos
AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver  - Product Contents

AltRider Skid Plate for Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 - Silver


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  • Sat 18 Sep, 2010
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    Amazing design and quality.

    I am very pleased with these. Made of heavy duty aluminum with all the seams masterfully welded - as good as it gets. After mounting on my bike it is apparent that the designer was mindful of proper clearances around the vital bits of the engine and exhaust. That S/S cross brace that it attaches to at the back of the engine is pure genius. Room enough to remove and replace the oil filter. A large access hole for draining the oil too. The only challenge, and it is a major one, will come when you attempt to mate the front of the skid to the AltRider crash bars. For some reason, the designer felt it imperative that no bolts or screws should be visible from the top. This leads to a frustrating, profanity-filled adventure to complete the mating of the plate with the cross-bars by having to screw the flat-head bolts from inside the front of the plate up into the cross bar from below. A job better suited to a small child's hand just to try and get them started in their sockets. Remember, there are four of these suckers. Once in, they must be tightened down (up?) with a 5mm allen tool. Unfortunately, there isn't enough room to use this tool. It's either too big to use inside or it's too small to use outside through the vent holes. Sheesh! What's wrong with, instead, using larger bolts with heads on top and washers and nuts on the bottom. Infinitely less aggravating. Nevertheless, a terrific product.


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