didnt end up lining up correctly,
just left it as it is, as i didnt want to bend/break the lug on the frame if i ever wanted to refit the stock skidplate (unlikely)...its pretty solid as it is..looks schmick..and doesnt impede the bike in any way.
2004 XR250R- The Toy SOLD
2013 CRF250L- The Daily HOON SPEC
2002 Forester- DRIVING MISS DAISY