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Soooo, I had my license plate mounted on the upper belt guard. It seems that the welded bracket that holds the rear bolt can't with stand the stress and will break.

Yesterday I was on my way out to work and noticed that the plate wasn't right. Grabbed a hold of it gave it a little shake (lightly)... and pop the bracket broke, just below the welded nut. I am glad that I saw before took it to work. I would have hated for it to break off, and get forced into the rear tire.

So everyone, that uses the belt guard, PLEASE CHECK YOUR BRACKETS.

I would hate to hear about someone getting hurt cause of this. I am in the process of fabbing another on and using the axel bolt. Does anyone know what size the bolt is like 19mm, 20mm, ect.. I don't have a set of calipers.

Thank in advance!
 

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I went with a bracket that was meant for an R6. It has a very thin frame that is able to fit on the rear tire bolt. the only problem is that you have to run your own LED's, which I keep meaning to do, lol.
 

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I had mine mounted in the same location for a little while too (like a day) and had a similar experience. Was riding on the highway and kept looking down to check it and noticed that it was moving around a lot! I managed to make it back home without it breaking off and went to work to put it back on the back.
 

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mrlazi said:
I went with a bracket that was meant for an R6. It has a very thin frame that is able to fit on the rear tire bolt. the only problem is that you have to run your own LED's, which I keep meaning to do, lol.
I was looking at the same one. I did a little research before I bought it. California requires the letters to be vertical and read left to right.. (which really blows). lol..
 

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clar2001 said:
Mine is mountes to the upper belt gard one bolt thur the mounting hole and the second one thru the medal plate on the guard seems really secure no movement and its sideways horz.
Do you have any photos?
 

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MNSTRYKER26 said:
StrykenShane said:
I have mine mounted to the axle and have never scraped it.
Yours is vertical though right? We have to have horizontal in MN unless we get a personalized plate.
that is correct, i guess there's the possibility of scraping but that would still take one helluva lot of lean. good luck with this one brother, dam screwy laws.
 

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This is from Road6Customs and works great! very durable and havnt has any problems here or with the "Fuzz"


The LED Pl8 Frame Was From Chromeglow i think??
 

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Glad I didn't mount mine there like I originally wanted to. I mounted mine vertically to that bracket that sticks out right behind the passenger peg on the left-hand side.
 

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MNSTRYKER26 said:
MY said:
Where did you mount this? I just bought the same one and am debating on where to put it for safety reasons. Bolting it on the swingarm scares me due to the above story and mounting it on the axle raises concerns about it scraping on the ground while making a sharp left turn.

Mounted mine on the axle and haven't scraped it yet. Have scraped the pegs however, so I'm guessing as I come up from a turn or dip the back end comes up high enough to not scrap.

 
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