Race bodywork mounting grommets

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  1. backho

    backho Well-Known Member

    What’s the preferred mounting grommets with metal insert bushing for M5 and M6 bolts?
     
  2. gapman789

    gapman789 Well-Known Member

    Well nuts?

    What's the bike?
     
  3. Tas

    Tas Well-Known Member

    I think it depends where and what you are mounting. I use well nuts to secure my windscreen onto the fairing.

    For the actual fairing to the bike/frame I use the oem brackets and hardware. In 1 spot I fabricated a piece of sheet metal to help hold the belly pan up and next to the frame.
     
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  4. gapman789

    gapman789 Well-Known Member

    H
    Hell, i've tapped the frame for an L bracket to hold the upper fairing on a GSXR . Those white derlin inserts for race bodywork just don't cut it half the time.
     
  5. stangmx13

    stangmx13 Well-Known Member

    I usually try to make a bracket with a dzus fastener instead of bolting fairings directly to something. The fiberglass lasts longer and it makes it easier/faster to remove the bodywork. This works for the lower fairing most of the time. I don’t care that much for the front fender and just bolt it directly.
     
  6. Gerry Gentry

    Gerry Gentry Well-Known Member

    Take a look at McMaster and search for well nuts. Size can be a problem but you can use a few wraps of electrical tape to make the O.D. a little larger. We use the 6mm for mounting fairings on our GSXR 600's (2006 & 2008) in the frame and other locations.

    https://www.mcmaster.com/well-nut-inserts
     

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