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that's right boys and girls!!Mr. cheapo is at it again. there's no way I'm buying sliders that cost a crapload. you could spend a small fortune on sliders for an ex. try these: item #280068197514 eBay. note you'll have to change the 10mm bolt to a longer one.
*note*the slider base is slightly different on each side. the circumference is smaller on 1 side
(overall length and alignment not a problem)

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ya but they are smooth. difficult to get a good solid feel from a foot on them. would be extra slick if rain was added to the mix
 

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maybe it's already been awnsered and i didn't see it but what about the front end? i've had to replace my front top cowl once and i swear i'll never do it again. a lot of dough for a little bit of plastic.
 

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Thanks maverick9611, I was looking for exactly that ;D
 

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maverick9611 said:
ya but they are smooth. difficult to get a good solid feel from a foot on them. would be extra slick if rain was added to the mix
Wrap them in griptape . You can get it from any skateshop or marine store.Comes in about any color you could want.
 

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Lucky#13 said:
maverick9611 said:
ya but they are smooth. difficult to get a good solid feel from a foot on them. would be extra slick if rain was added to the mix
Wrap them in griptape . You can get it from any skateshop or marine store.Comes in about any color you could want.
bang-o-rang!
 

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Lucky#13 said:
Wrap them in griptape . You can get it from any skateshop or marine store.Comes in about any color you could want.
Beat me to it. +1 though.

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maybe it's already been awnsered and i didn't see it but what about the front end? i've had to replace my front top cowl once and i swear i'll never do it again. a lot of dough for a little bit of plastic.
Extra heavy bar ends will reduce vibration in the bars AND protect the sides in a drop. I think the extra heavies are a little longer so they'll give you a little extra protection. HVMP sells the ones I hear the most about.
 

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somewhere i read a thread about using sliders that attach to your motor mounts to be re-enforced for strength. this means the slider needs to have a bushing in it, these do not have them. now it can be done though.the bushing needs to be a tight fit,you'll have to hog out your slider to compensate for the bushing. someone on ebay has them with the bushing allready. i'll chk it out fellow cheapo's :p
 

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saint, here's what i was talking about.

you'll have to put a hole in chin fairing if ya got one. naturally you'll have to modify them to get em to work
nothing fits an ex except brg and they want a lot of cash!!! here is the link to brg chk out the pix for a match
http://www.brgracing.com/ex500Sliders.html
 

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those are great. but one ? with the front is there a certain size slider to get for the motormount bolt? I was looking into some sliders before and kinda gave up on them just cuz I was getting frustated trying to figure out exactly what i need to do it

the back is fine. el cheapo sliders from ebay and a longer 10mm bolt

the front..???

any help here would be great. I know search, well I have and it just keeps leading to this point( you need ones with bushings in them..) ok that is great but what size?

thanks
Josh

not trying to sound frustrated but am just alittle it's been a hard day
 

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no... the problem with sliders is that their length is customized to the perfect height that if you lowside the bike, the angle wont be so extreme that the tires will regain traction which would send your lowsided bike into a gorgeous hi-side... you also need the right size bolds that are very strong. soo if you feel like it... you could order any old sliders, just be prepared to order new bolts and find a way to adjust the length.
 

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Noob question here, what are sliders and clip-ons?

Sorry...
 

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frame sliders are specially made "pegs" that bolt onto your bike to prevent damage to your frame in the event of a crash. Clip-ons are a form of handle bars.
 

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Frame sliders :

BTW, on most bikes, they install generally on the sides of the engine (or close to) bolted on the frame, the EX doesn't have anywhere to put them onto..

Clip-ons are handlebars that wrap around the front forks, they go in pairs :
 

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funny how I looked at this thread yesterday.......... and then i dropped my bike ever so slowly when i got off the bike when the side stand was not fully in place........ i think i held it up until it was 3 inches off the ground and had to let go cause i was so off balance........ only a tiny scratch on my left muffler.......... consider myself lucky i guess
 

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maverick9611 said:
that's right boys and girls!!Mr. cheapo is at it again. there's no way I'm buying sliders that cost a crapload. you could spend a small fortune on sliders for an ex. try these: item #280068197514 eBay. note you'll have to change the 10mm bolt to a longer one.
*note*the slider base is slightly different on each side. the circumference is smaller on 1 side
(overall length and alignment not a problem)
Would this work on an 07 ninja 500r?
 

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Hey Maverick, I've searched and read all the threads I could find about your cheapo frame sliders, but what specific bike model of rear peg frame slider are we looking for? (SV 1000, YZF-R6, ZX-10, etc.) You had an Ebay item number but I can't find them by that...
 
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