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  1. ChickenIsMe
    04-28-2018 05:00 AM - permalink
    ChickenIsMe
    Hi Bernie,

    Thanks for the manual, I noticed you have had 4 FJR's and noticed in your pic's that your FJR has electrical clips on the spark plug boots/caps. Have all your FJR's had them (as mine does not and I am wondering if they have been replaced with aftermarket ones?
  2. KTM AL
    10-09-2017 01:19 AM - permalink
    KTM AL
    Hello Bernie
    Thank you for your kind offer of a manual my email address is [email protected]
    Your a star
    Alec
  3. Bernie
    03-20-2016 05:18 PM - permalink
    Bernie
    Hi Tim,
    Yes, you do need to make small cuts to the fairing, but they are relatively easy to do, and are not visible once the sliders are in place. I think the advantage with these sliders is that they have large plastic feet which butt against the engine cases, and will help to absorb and cushion shock in the event of a fall.

    I would opt for these sliders again, but I have not read of anyone who has actually crashed with a set of these sliders fitted and tested them. Note that none of the sliders available will prevent the mirrors from hitting the ground and probably breaking the internal fairing stay.
  4. Madmudder
    03-20-2016 12:10 PM - permalink
    Madmudder
    Hello Bernie,
    I am in the process of determining what frame sliders I want to buy and have come to the conclusion that the OEM Yamaha ones you installed seem to offer the most protection.
    My question is, was any cutting or modifying required to install? I have read yes & No so since you have done it I would like to ask for your honest opinion on these frame sliders & would you opt for something different now?

    Thanks,
    Tim

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  • About Bernie
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    Occupation
    Aircraft Radio Technician, retired
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    FJR Models owned from new, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2014.

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