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I recently picked up a 2008 R6 which seemed to layed down on a low speed corner. When doing some maintenance I noticed more damage and missing bolts and rivets than initially thought. I was wondering if yall has some recommendations for someplace that sold a bike specific fairing bolt & rivet kit. Was eventually going to change out the fairings as well, so I was just planning ahead. I’d rather not go to an oem page and pick out the things I’m missing and pay $5.50 for a single piece. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also I just joined the forum and I’m new to the street bike thing so cut me some slack 😅
 

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OEM pieces are not as expensive as everyone thinks they are. Check with a Yamaha dealership first. They’re not gonna charge you for getting a price quote. If you don’t like the price, don’t buy from them.


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There isn’t a Yamaha specific dealer near me, would any motorcycle/ Motorsport dealer work?
 

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Okay so I used the handy dealer locator from there website and found one close by. I could probably stop by and check in with them this weekend
 

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It’s worth looking into. OEM fasteners are actually high quality. Plus it makes the bike look better when it’s not cobbled together with 10 different types of bolts.


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Thanks for the help I really do appreciate it. Very new to all this stuff and being able to ask any question to some veteran riders out there sure makes everything easier.
 

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Went through this recently with an `09 R6. Fairings were held together with zip ties, ordered a bunch of screws/stays from bikebandit.com. For the plastic push rivets, buy a bulk pack, not off the fish, much cheaper.
 
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