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    Sliders + lights mount

    I was thinking of mounting some sliders on the GT, and wondered if they could also be used as a mount point for some aux lights. This would keep the extra wiring off of the fork. Has anyone seen this done?
    (I have no intention of doing any sliding, but you just never know...)
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    Jerry - where would (or thinking) of mounting them?

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    One of the fella's we ride with put some on an 08 K12GT. He had the side panel ones.

    He mounted them like the S bikes on Pirates lair website.

    http://pirateslair.net/K1200Scrash.htm

    He had the Granite Gray bike and they did not look too out of place
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    Steve - thanks for the pics.

    I see mounting these on a GT will require some surgery
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    Never mind....I re-read the first post and answered my own question...must be too late in the evening...
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    Thanks for the link. The Pirates' Lair photos look good. The general idea is that the slider might be an extra inch out, with light mounts attached between the slider and the fairing. A little fabrication would be required. (The slider would not protect the light, but that's not the point.)
    I haven't looked under the Tupperware yet, but it's good to know there is some sort of strong point there. The first service is coming up, so it's time to explore. I know there is a motorcycle in there somewhere, because when I twist the throttle, I'm suddenly in a different zip code.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Semper_Fi View Post
    Steve - thanks for the pics.

    I see mounting these on a GT will require some surgery
    Yeah, same for the S...Helen wants a set on her S...will require cutting holes in the fairing The side panels look similar

    I'm going to ask Joe who did his GT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by henzilla View Post
    Yeah, same for the S...Helen wants a set on her S...will require cutting holes in the fairing The side panels look similar

    I'm going to ask Joe who did his GT.
    Just checked Max's site and the hole you need to drill is in a $792 peice of plastic.

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