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Sigh.. I feel dumb posting this, but I know theres others out there like me.. I just bought a CA Integrated Taillight and a FMF slip-on so Im broke.. So I needed to mount my license plate but didnt have the money for a real bracket.. Home depot here I come.. *Sorry no pics yet*

For $5 you can make 2 small brackets that hold well..
2 - 1" L 90 degree brackets
2 - 2" flat plates
6 - 1/4 nuts
6 - 1/4 lock washers
4 - 1/4" bolt 1/2" long (3/4" will work, just tighter fit)
2 - 1/4" bolt 3/4" long (1" will work also)
2 - 1/2" washers

Its pretty simple.. The bracket holes are too small for the bolts, so drill them out to fit the bolts (5/16").. Bolt the L bracket to the rear plate w/ the 1/2" washer on the face of the plate so that the bracket goes upwards and sticks out towards the front of the bike 1" and turn it @ about a 45 degree angle inwards to the plate.. Next put 2 - 45 degree bends in between the holes on the flat plate so it goes up about 1/2 of an inch and clears the bolt head where it bolts to the L bracket.. Bolt that flat plate to the L bracket.. Get the sleeves from the stock allen head bolts and put them on the 3/4" bolt, and use the rear most 2 mounting holes for the stock mudflap.. Bolt the flat plate bracket to that.. Repeat for the reverse side.. I know, its REALLY cheap, but it is PLENTY stable and doesnt hurt the pocket book :D

Will post diagram as soon as my stupid ftp server is back up..[/img]
 

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Thanks for posting the above. I did build my own custom holder, don't understand why people spend $30-$40 on premade ones. Goes to prove you can do anything with a little elbow grease.
 

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I built mine for around $18.. (the new shortie turn signals ran me about $15).. then al I used was the 90 degree brackets... I had the nuts abnd bolts already.. I love it..
 

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i did the same thing

 

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I got the CA taillight too and didn't want anything on my tail. I didn't want to put the license plate bracket on my swingarm though because of clearence issues. So I fabbed a bracket to mount off the pipe.

http://www.r6-forum.com/nuke/module...=4665&highlight=licence+license+plate+bracket




I think there are alot of great ways to do these hommade eliminators. Good work guys. (Sorry for reposting these pics, I guess I am tooting my own horn.
 

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Hey that looks good, anyone have any problems with the fuzz after installing a plate like mounted sideways like that?

I just ordered my CA integrator, so tomorrow at work it's to the drawing board to make something for my plate relocator, any tips, or ideas
 

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considering the post is about 2 months old, im guessin the pics arent hosted there anymore. Sucks, cuz I wanna see them too.
 

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ditto

danrivito - i think were hittin the same posts, looks like we're both in the same boat :laugh
 

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Well, like most people, I don't like the stock rear fender. I had already planned on buying the rear taillight w/ integrated turn signals, so I don't really figure that into my cost. I had looked at several sites, including eBay for a fender eliminator kit. Most are in the $20-30 range and don't have a license plate light. Others are in the $80-90 range and have a license plate light and funky turn signals (either stalks or barely visible single LEDs). I wanted to be legal at night, so I decided to make my own eliminator with a license plate light bracket.

I have several small aluminum brackets used for supporting garage door openers, so I took some measurements and cut two small brackets. I then took a couple more measurements and drilled some holes in the brackets to bolt them to the undertail, as well as to mount the stock license plate bracket and the stock light. Next, I ground down any burrs, as well as rounded off the corners of my new brackets. Next was a light coat of semi-flat black paint.

I then purchased some rubber washers and some nuts and used the stock holes and screws for mounting my two brackets. I also have the rear taillight with integrated turn signals installed (Thanks, Speedwerks!). Cost of hardware was less than $3. If you want to include the taillight, then yeah, I spent in the $80-90 range, but I personally like my setup better because none of the other fender eliminators came with the taillight that I wanted.

I did not have to make any modifications to the undertail of the bike. Also, I was able to use the stock wiring for the light bulb. Now, whenever I go to the track, I can just unbolt the brackets, pop off the undertail, disconnect the light and put it back together. Total time necessary to remove the brackets, light, etc. is about 5-10 minutes.

I'm working on a cleaner way to mount the light so the wire doesn't show, but I don't want to drill any holes in the undertail. I'll post up pics when I have it done, but here are the pics as it sits now.

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/4182a01cz932d1b1e/7452/__sr_/cd7e.jpg?phd5fICBL_dReFdZ

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/4182a01cz932d1b1e/7452/__sr_/a83d.jpg?phd5fICBvUvckaiN

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/4182a01cz932d1b1e/7452/__sr_/7b20.jpg?phe5fICB.fTPGbPx

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/4182a01cz932d1b1e/7452/__sr_/fc99.jpg?phd5fICBo.c_vbwo

http://us.f3.yahoofs.com/users/4182a01cz932d1b1e/7452/__sr_/30c9.jpg?phd5fICBi8LTLVnJ
 

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Jay said:
I got the CA taillight too and didn't want anything on my tail. I didn't want to put the license plate bracket on my swingarm though because of clearence issues. So I fabbed a bracket to mount off the pipe.

http://www.r6-forum.com/nuke/module...=4665&highlight=licence+license+plate+bracket




I think there are alot of great ways to do these hommade eliminators. Good work guys. (Sorry for reposting these pics, I guess I am tooting my own horn.

That doesn't look right for some reason. It's kind of off centered because you got the exhaust and the plate on the same side. IMO
 
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