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Repairing a broken side panel Mount?

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Repairing a broken side panel Mount?

#1 PostAuthor: Bevelhead » Thu May 12, 2022 10:07 pm

The lower mount on one side panel of my Z650 was broken, so had a look on Ebay for a replacement only to find most offered for sale have suffered the exact same damage.

Has anyone tried to repair such damage?

Somehow make a new mount and clue it to the side panel inner, or perhaps find another way of securing the side panel to the frame, the two upper mounts are fine.

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Re: Repairing a broken side panel Mount?

#2 PostAuthor: Zebedee » Fri May 13, 2022 9:36 am

I've not had a go at repairing perse but I did have to buy a cheap after market thing which is currently in bare plastic (but matches the one painted black on the other side) when mine flew off many moons ago. I think it may well have suffered from the same fate and become dislodged.
Its so long ago now I cant remember. I do remember going round finsbury square to try and find it but was late for something so had to give up. A few weeks later the first scheep one I bought to replace it got nicked while the bike was parked in Finsbury Square.

I had seen posts and thought about some kind of wiring em on to secure them but I guess that would involve drilling the post further weakening them?
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Re: Repairing a broken side panel Mount?

#3 PostAuthor: deka » Fri May 13, 2022 10:41 am

i am sure you can get aftermarket for the z650, i may have a couple (not sure) if you want genuine let me know an i will look, no idea if they have lugs as they came with my z900 for some reason. I have replaced one on a gpz900 by using a lug off a gt550 (it is a tall one) and plastic welding it into place
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Re: Repairing a broken side panel Mount?

#4 PostAuthor: z1bman » Fri May 13, 2022 8:32 pm



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