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Hey guys,

I apologize because I know there are numerous threads on this topic, but I didn't find an answer for my question in searches.

Like a lot of you my upper mount is broken off. I have found a few options for bolting a case saver up despite this.

Option 1: A bracket being sold on ebay that lets you mount a traditional case saver using alternate mounting bolts(case bolts). This seems like a solid choice and costs $38 plus I'd have to buy a case saver(another $30-$40). Totaling ~$75

link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Raptor-700-Broken-Case-Saver-Mount-Repair-Kit/131818333310?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid=222007&algo=SIC.MBE&ao=2&asc=38530&meid=2524c9259f4e4a7093044f6e8e541f1c&pid=100005&rk=2&rkt=6&sd=291868472971

Option 2: I found this other case saver that uses the same alternate mounting locations and is in all-in-one package for sale on ebay for $35. Do any of you have experience with this product? Does it offer the same amount of protection as a traditional poly case saver(moose, UPP, ect.)?

link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Yamaha-Raptor-700-Case-Saver-ForBroken-Case-Casesaver-Guard-Chain-Guide-Sprocket/291868472971?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid=222007&algo=SIC.MBE&ao=2&asc=38530&meid=f1c63105ee8c495288284af565bf9864&pid=100005&rk=1&rkt=6&sd=131818333310

Pictures of both are attached.
LMK what you think is the better option. Obviously either are better than whats currently on there...nothing.
I'm leaning toward option 1 being a better choice, but does it actually offer better protection to warrant double the cost?
 

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I would go for option 1 for 2 reasons.

1- The guy that sells that unit is a member of this forum
2- Your option 2 is made of steel, give me poly any day to absorb impact.
 

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Exactly what morph suggested. If you go with the steel option and your chain comes off again then your case is going to be done for sure and that is a 1000 dollar fix. Spend the extra money and go with route 1. Then spend some more on a new chain, sprockets, chain cleaner, and chain lube. Do regular maintenance on your chain and this won't happen again.
 

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I would go for option 1 for 2 reasons.

1- The guy that sells that unit is a member of this forum
2- Your option 2 is made of steel, give me poly any day to absorb impact.
Exactly what morph suggested. If you go with the steel option and your chain comes off again then your case is going to be done for sure and that is a 1000 dollar fix. Spend the extra money and go with route 1. Then spend some more on a new chain, sprockets, chain cleaner, and chain lube. Do regular maintenance on your chain and this won't happen again.
Thanks. Those were my thoughts as well. The mount was snapped before I got the machine, I'm just trying to prevent any future damage.

I'll pick up option 1 and a poly case saver. The chain and sprockets are on my list to be replaced this winter.

Appreciate the fast response.
 

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I also have a broken top mount. I installed a UPP (poly) case saver over the remaining stub. Add a spacer (washers) to keep the saver aligned with the chain/sprocket. It's grip is great, I have poly protection, and it doesn't look ugly. Beware, Some other brands aren't as thick as the UPP and don't offer the same protection.
 

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running option 1 myself on my 06. thankfully have not had to use it.
I need to order a second one for new to me 11' raptor 700...
 

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I was going to buy UPP or moose racing case saver. I read that UPP makes them for moose so I believe they are the same. Thanks for the info guys.
 
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