TECH REVIEW: Rad Dudes X-2 Surf Brace

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Rad Dudes Freestyle Innovations has been making some wicked parts for your freestyle rides. We recently got our hands on their STA (strong than all) surf brace for the Kawasaki X-2.

unnamedCOST: $225

WHERE TO BUY: www.raddudesfi.com

INSTALL TIME: 20 minutes

DECISION: DEFINITELY BUY

WINS

  • Easy to install, Jessie installed in 20 minutes all by herself.
  • Can be purchased with an ebox mount for 750/800 engine swap.
  • Ebox mounts to brace and allows for easy removal for work.
  • Extremely strong — surf tested.
  • Gives you a place for your SXR or SX ebox when doing a 750/800 swap.
  • Made of a thick aluminum.
  • Light weight.
  • Has a super RAD logo cut into the top.
  • Easy to remove, and easy to work around.
  • Allows you to remove OEM brace, which interfered with dual carb set up.

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    OEM brace interfering with dual carb set up.

LOSSES

  • You have to remove the foam from your hood to make room for the brace.