putting on the plate?

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  • superflymx

Posted May 27, 2005 - 04:44 PM


Hi I just got a after market tail light from XRS only for my 2005 XR650L.Well now that it is on my bike I got to mount my plate to my back fender. Can I bend my plate around my fender so it fits?Mount it striate on? Will the plate crack from sacking around off road? thanks

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  • Dual_Dog

Posted May 27, 2005 - 07:32 PM


It'll eventually crack over time. Best way is to mount a base plate on the fender first isolating it with rubber grommets and then mount the license plate on the base plate. It's how I did mine and it's worked well for a long time now with no cracks in the rear fender and no signs of metal fatigue.

  • goblin127

Posted May 28, 2005 - 05:37 AM


four strokes only has a rubber plate isolator.Of course you coud probably find one or make one out of scrap rubber from where ever. But yes the plate will crack.

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