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    how thick the VXR shim ride plate?

    hi I'm trying to shim my ride plate,did someone know how thick are the shims on the back bolts?Somebody use one or two shims,but I need to know what is the size of one shim
    thank's for your answer


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    start with your average SS 5/16 or 8mm fender washer, that should be a good starting point

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    thank's big john

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    Use as large a diameter fender washer as will fit to best distribute the load. I recall posts in the past about smaller washers digging into the hulls of the FZR/S. I'm not familiar with the VXS plate-to-hull setup, but I'm pretty sure it's not much different from the FZ setup.

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    Place the washers between the ride plate and the factory shims......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kelly_A View Post
    Use as large a diameter fender washer as will fit to best distribute the load. I recall posts in the past about smaller washers digging into the hulls of the FZR/S. I'm not familiar with the VXS plate-to-hull setup, but I'm pretty sure it's not much different from the FZ setup.
    +1 The more surface are on the shim, the better.

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    Thank's to everybody saturday I think to mod my ride platee.I let you know

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    not very informed on ride plate mods so this will sound dumb - when installing the extra shims, will you need to put silicone around them? I'm most likely going this route to fix the chining at top speed

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    nope, just put them in as is.

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    Front of teh plate needs 2 shims and the back 3

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