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Was wondering if anyone had any idea or already had installed impaktech race rails on their 09-14 R1. What I’m having issues figuring out is what the best way is to drill the hole through the fairings to get it lined up with the engine bolt since you can’t see through the fairings and there isn’t a way I can really measure it since it’s one big solid plastic piece. Any input would be appreciated!
 

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I believe he means sliders, specifically the "cut" ones, as opposed to the "no-cut" sliders most of us buy.
 

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Basically a stunt cage but smaller. Instead of three pucks it’ll only have one and it bolts into the engine bolt and frame. Has the same purpose as a frame slider but ALOT more sturdy.
 

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What’s a race rail?


OP, you might want to try the laser pointer method.

1. Remove side panels and place the bike on a rear stand.

2. Get a cheap laser pointer and set it on a sturdy surface. Turn it on and aim it at the engine bolt.

3. With the pointer still on, reinstall the fairing panel on that side. The red dot is where you drill your pilot hole. I recommend a step-bit for enlarging the hole. Double and triple check as you drill so that the hole isn't oversize.

4. Wash, rise & repeat for the other side.

5. Go have a beer, you're done! :beerchug:
 

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Hooli that is an awesome idea, I’m gonna give that one a try it seems simple. The R6 install is easy because there is openings in the fairings you can see through while the R1’s fairings are a solid piece of plastic. I’ll keep you guys up to date
 
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