Sharkskinz on first gen

Patrick Mullen pmullen.lists at
Wed Jul 11 07:57:18 PDT 2007

The bracket kit is the bent aluminum tabs that you use to attach the
bodywork to the frame.  Some don't like their mechanism (it involves
drilling small holes into the frame, and some would rather bend their
own aluminum than pay another $100.  But the kit comes with the
aluminum pre-bent and already fitted with threads.  It is certainly
expensive for what you get, but it's convenient.

As Zoran said, get the GP Tech bracket.  It's quality materials and
the replaceable ears are excellent.  That you can remove them makes
them easier to bend back into place, which you can do a number of
times before having to buy new ones ($20/pair).

Oh, and yeah -- You also need to get fasteners to attach the
lowers to the uppers.  I'm a big fan of the D-ring fasteners because
I hate having to get a screwdriver to remove the lowers.

2003 Triumph Sprint ST
2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
2000 Yamaha WR-400
1975 Harley FXE1200

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