Will OEM 1150 Crash Bars fit on an 1100??

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  1. Dan Alexander

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    Is wondering if there will be much difficulty fitting the newer ones, my bike is an 1100 but the PO has installed a full 1150 front end on it so maybe it'll work ... any ideas??
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    The exhaust layout might cause some difficulty.
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    Yup.

    A tubing bender, MIG welder, steel and creativity would get you there...
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    Everything I don't have :lol3
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    So the next question is .... will the 1150 header pipes fit on the 1100?

    There's a much better choice of used pipes, skid plates, crash bars etc out there for the newer model.
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    Probably. You'd also need the muffler and Cat (or a Y pipe) to finish the system. A complete cosmetically imperfect system shouldn't cost muc.
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    Might be worth the trouble. I bought a 1100 Remus full system with collector off Ebay and it's just as heavy as the stock system so no real gains there.
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    1100 headers are 3 bolts per side. 1150 headers are 2 bolts per side.
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    Hmmm.... Are tube diameters the same? Could a manifold plate from an 1100 be grafted to an 1150 header?
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    Not sure on the tube diameters. You could check the parts fiche to see if they are configured similarly. I suppose if you can weld it could be done. I think you would have to cut the mounting flange off both pipes and switch them. Or you could swap for 1150 cylinders if you really wanted to waste money.
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    Any good repair or machine shop can cut, swap and re-weld the pipes for not a lot of $. Send 'em out afterward to get a ceramic coating if appearance is a hangup.
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