R100GSPD R80G/SPD skidplate and fairing mountingsize

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by The Raven, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Martian

    Martian Long timer

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    I remembered to take the camera to the shop today; so I took a couple of picks of my stop sign bash plate.

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    I could have dimpled the plate a bit more, I guess, but the bolt heads are pretty much flush.
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  2. hardwaregrrl

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    That is really slick looking Martian!!:thumb
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  3. Martian

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    Thank you, Miss Jenna. It was fun to do.
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  4. fishkens

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    Nicely done. How about replacing the bolts with button head allen bolts? Lower profile and possibly less likely to catch or get buggered on a rock? Trivial but I thought I'd mention it.

    p.s. I've got a clipboard/tankbag mount on my Acerbis tank...made out of a One-Way street sign. Great stuff.
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  5. Martian

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    Good idea. The local hardware store didn't have anything in the right size but the bolts. Next time I'm in the big city, I try to find some of those button head allen bolts.
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  6. Padmei

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    Excellent Martian veryvery excellent. I will try it that way.

    So far onmineI have made a seat & these pivoting pegs. they're a bit homemade looking however work fantastically well

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    Sorry forthe hijack just thought I'd share
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  7. advNZer?

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    umm why not use origina skid plate as template form step 1?
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  8. Martian

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    Thanks, Padmei.

    If you don't have a large socket, the swingarm bearing races work, too. Actually, they work better than the socket 'cause they are shorter/more stable.
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