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Old 03-25-2013, 07:00 AM   #34124
Rapid Dog
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Joined: Oct 2003
Location: Strangel Living West of Hell, SoCal
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Originally Posted by GSBS View Post
I put a Flatlands Racing skid plate on mine right after getting the bike 22K miles ago. It had harmonic vibes that were somewhat irritating to me. Next oil change while I had the plate off I reinstalled with 1-1/2" rubber washers placed between frame and the plate at the four bolt hole mount sites. No more vibes. Rubber washers were about 35 each at the local ACE hardware store.
Also wedge a large grommet between the cases and the skidplate 'wings' on either side of the motor. Part of the resonance is there as well.
'91 R100GSPD Derelict Deux , '81 R100RS Rattlecandy Red/'06 950 ADV Orangeboom/91 R100GSPD Derelict etc.

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