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Thinking of a kury cooler rack and would like to know if exhaust turn downs are necessary .Would like NOT to have t/downs if poss.My fear is the cooler will blacken ,melt or more importantly bugger up a cold beer.Hoping the brain trust can shed some light.Thanks
 

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Don't have the Kury rack but I do have a similar one. No turn downs here and I have had both a canvas rack bag and a cooler on the rack(not at the same time) and have had no problems.:thumbup:
 

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without the turn downs, my bags have come off the bike not just hot, but smell like exhaust very badly.

Turndows fixed this issue.
 

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Mine did melt a plastic bag that I had back there with some souvenirs in it. Other than that I had no problems. Have Alleycats now that turns down so no more worries.

oh wait my rack is not a Kury. Um don't think there would be much difference in them unless they Kury sits up higher. Mine sits at the same height as the receiver.
 

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Good one Wing Down Under.Had spotted these before but was not aware they turn down.They are now in the bag of options.Thanks.:thumbup:
 

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Haven't melted anything back there yet, but I have been thinking about getting the turndowns just to try to direct some of the grit away from the cooler, just by changing the airflow patterns. I wouldn't put anything unsealed in the cooler (I put apples in ziplock baggies for instance) just to try to keep from ingesting roadgrime.
 

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Thanks to all for your insight.I think at this stage I will go the way off Trader 1 but a smaller platform to take a smaller eski.The photos were just what was needed to make up my mind.Thanks to all and thanks for the photo's Trader 1
 
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