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Handguards are one of the most popular modifications for the Suzuki DR-Z400S, DR-Z400SM, or any dual sport / off road bike for that matter. Handguards will protect your hands and the bikes controls from tree branches and other trail hazards, plus they can help prevent damage if you crash or drop your bike. Another side benefit is that they offer a bit of wind protection in cooler weather.
We have simplified the whole process of buying the individual parts you need for handguards, by putting together a few package deals that allow you to select everything you need.
For the Suzuki DRZ400S or DRZ400SM, we recommend Zeta's Armor Handguards or Zeta's PRO Armor Handguards. Listed below are some of the details and differences between the two...
Zeta Armor Handguard Package...
Available in anodized colors: Black, Titanium Silver, Red, Or Blue
Include bar end inserts for either steel or aluminum handlebars
Include your choice of either 7/8" or 1 1/8" handlebar clamps
Designed for use with aluminum or steel handlebars
Zeta PRO Armor Handguard Package...
Available in anodized colors: Black, Titanium Silver, or Orange
Include longer more durable bar end inserts to hold the handlebar tighter
Can be used with Zeta hand guard mount kits: side triple clamp, front triple clamp or BC type
Designed for use with aluminum handlebars
Feature durable plastic bumpers to protect outer handguard body
Are made from durable aluminum in the popular "Bend Style"
Are pre-drilled for mounting of optional Zeta XC protector shields
Work with the optional Zeta LED flashers/turn signals
OPTION 1: Zeta Armor Handguards
If you have steel handlebars on your bike (like the DRZ400S comes with), or have aluminum handlebars (like the Renthal Fatbars on the DRZ400SM) and are looking for a standard handguard that clamps to your handlebars, this is the way to go. It is our best selling handguard, because it does a great job of protecting your hands/controls, and for the vast majority of riders, they work great. They come pre-drilled for mounting of the optional Zeta XC protector shields and Zeta LED flashers/turn signals.
Zeta Armor Handguard Package
OPTION 2: Zeta PRO Armor Handguards
If you are running aftermarket aluminum handlebars on your DRZ400S, or have a DRZ400SM with the stock aluminum Renthal Fatbars, and want a stronger more durable handguard, the PRO Armor Handguards is the way to go. The PRO Armor Handguards have a couple additional features like longer / stronger bar end inserts, protective plastic bumpers on the outside of the handguard, and stronger mounting kits that bolt to the triple clamps or handlebar mount (instead of clamping to the handlebars). They come pre-drilled for mounting of the optional Zeta XC protector shields and Zeta LED flashers/turn signals.
Zeta PRO Armor Handguard Package
OTHER PRODUCTS TO CONSIDER:
When adding handguards to the bike, many of our customers will also replace their grips, throttle tube, and levers. Since you're removing some of these items when adding the handguards, its much easier to do it at the same time rather than later. Some of these products are listed below...
Pro Taper Pillow Top Grips
Zeta Quick Turn Aluminum Throttle Tube
G2 Tamer Aluminum Throttle Tube
DRZ400 Zeta Pivot Levers
DRZ400 Short Clutch And Brake Lever Set
DRZ400 Supermoto Mirrors
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