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Tusk Impact Universal Linkage Guard

Our Price: $32.50

MSRP: $39.50 - You save up to $7.00 (18% off)

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    Protect your linkage from logs and rocks with this Tusk Impact Linkage Guard. This durable UHMW guard will allow you to slide over obstacles with ease while preventing damage to your linkage.
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Tusk Impact Universal Linkage Guard Reviews

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4.6 / 5.0
15 Reviews
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Value
4.6 / 5
Durability
4.6 / 5
Fitment
4.5 / 5
Performance
4.7 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (14)
No (1)
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Keeps the trash out!
No more cleaning the bark and mud out of my linkage. Install was very straight forward and other than the obvious benefit of easier maintenance you hardly even know it is there.
September 21, 2019
Central, UT, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
nice linkage guard
I'm headed out for my first ride but this linkage guard seems to be made of durable material and it was relatively easy to install.

-m-2005 YAMAHA YZ250--
August 25, 2019
Anaconda, MT, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Protect your moving parts
Linkage bikes ride so smooth and handle amazing, why not keep it that way? The Tusk linkage guard is tough, it is made to last and take a beating. Install requires at least an 18 ACT score, read the instructions and do what it says. There is some drilling involved but it is very minor, and easy to do. Before I had this guard I smashed my linkage elbow and had to replace it... Should have bought this guard from the start! Protect your bike and slide over the logs like Graham Jarvis

-m-2019 YAMAHA YZ250X--
August 8, 2019
Logan, UT, US
Age: 25-44
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great procuct!
Overall a great product, I mounted this up to a 2019yz450fx stock skid plate could have been longer though!
June 12, 2019
Gardnerville , NV, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
5 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
3 / 5
Fitment
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Tusk linkage guard
The only issue I had with this product was the aluminum spacer/washers. When the bolts were moderately tightened the washer head separated from the spacer. So I had to use steel fender washers to complete the install. This left the both heads sticking out instead of being recessed. Spacer/washer should be steel not aluminum.

-m-1999 HONDA--
April 17, 2019
Dallas, OR, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
6 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great product
Exactly what I was looking for at an affordable price. Nice that it came with everything you would need to make it work.
February 7, 2019
medford, OR, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
9 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
This was very easy to mount and works great to protect the linkage on my bike
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December 24, 2018
Denton, NC, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
10 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
great product
easy install. fit and finish excellent. quality material.

2018 beta xtrainer

-m-2018 BETA 300 Xtrainer--
November 27, 2018
pueblo, CO, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
1 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
1 / 5
Recommend it?
No
Not a Clean Fit
The price is right but it presents a HUGE gap between guard and skid plate. It's basically a straight line from mounting point to shock link with mounting bolts angling into the skid plate. I recommend spending a little extra and getting a skid plate specific linkage guard.

I'm trying to decide to send this back or heat the material and conform it for a better fit. If you decide this route do a search for bending HDPE.

-m-2017 HUSQVARNA TE 150--
October 28, 2018
Flowery Branch, GA, US
Age: 65+
Purchased
11 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Iron clad plastic
Great guard and so much cheaper than a metal linkage guard. In my opinion this will protect better than billet bling.
October 23, 2018
Georgetown, KY, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
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Has anyone mounted this on the TOPSIDE of the skid plate, between the plate and the engine? This would enable a smoother surface for obstacles to glide over.
Mike D on Aug 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We recommend mounting it on the bottom side. Some skid plates will not allow for the extra space between itself and the frame.
will this work with acerbis skid plate for the crf450x 2007?
Camilo F on Oct 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It will work, you may have to trim it some but should work just fine... Hope this helps
Will this fit on Yamaha WR250R with a Devol lowering link installed?
David N on Oct 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: If you have a skid plate to attach this guard to then it should fit. It is very simple to install. My only issue was placing the fasteners where they would not come into contact with the case. The guard works excellent and is very strong. It protects better than a custom metal linkage guard in my opinion, especially if you ride in rock gardens.
Can you add the tusk linkage coverage to this plate?
Sean A on Jan 4, 2019
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BEST ANSWER: Yes you should be able to. I mounted one to the cycra full skid plate.
Has anyone mounted this to a carbonfiber skid plate?? Specifically an E line?
how does the carbon fiber handle the drilling?
Keley b on Mar 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have not but I suspect there are specific instructions online for drilling cf. the skid plate is designed to take a beating on rocks etc. so I imagine it could handle a couple of extra holes made with a (new)sharp bit.
Will this work with a stock skid plate on a 2018 yz450fx?
Andrew H on Jul 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This is a universal part and will have to be modified to fit different skid plates. If you have the room on your OEM skid plate, you should be able to drill holes to mount this up to it but fitment is not guaranteed since it is universal.
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