Sharkskinz on first gen

Erik Weber yoober at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 10:31:05 PDT 2007


Cool thanks for the info.

Erik

On 8/9/07, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com> wrote:
> Having just done all of this myself (search the archives) yes to all of
> your questions, especially price.  More details inline.
>
> Erik Weber wrote:
> > Required to fully race prep a first gen with Sharkskinz, according to
> > someone at Sharkskinz:
> >
> > Upper
> > Lower
> > Tail
> > Bracket kit
> > Windscreen
> >
> > The total is around $970.
> >
> > Those of you running this, what else is required?
> >
> > For example, the stock gauges won't fit. Is there a cheap solution to
> > have at least a tach?
>
> If you are really desperate, the stock guages can be zip tied into a
> place (not a good place but *a* place) with the sharkskinz front.  I did
> this for 3 races before I decided I really didn't need the guages after all.
>
> > Also, "Bracket kit" . . . I assume that includes the upper fairing bracket?
>
> Bracket kit: you can make the stock bracket if you drill holes in the
> sharkskinz front in the right places and use standoffs.  That's your
> best way to mount the stock guages.  Most people use the GPtech fairing
> bracket and then you're zip tying the guages.
>
> > Anything else? Fasteners? Just comparing my options and want to
> > calculate a total price for each of them.
>
> either $1.20 in screws/nuts or $20 in Dujus fasteners, your choice.
>
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