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Hello everyone! New rider just picked up a 2019 pearl white. I’ve been trying to find no cut frame sliders for this bike and Yamaha still is out of stock currently so I purchased these Chinese ones. I received them the other day and attempted to install but it seems the engine mounting bolts are the wrong thread as they do not turn in by hand. If that’s not bad enough I’m tring to figure out how exactly they assemble as no instructions come with it. Anyone else but these? Link included. Thanks!!

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https://www.ebay.com/ulk/itm/223478593582
 

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I’ve ordered a pair of Shogun no cut frame sliders - the kind that lack an offset bracket. They screw directly into the engine mount bolt holes and must be torqued to 49 foot pounds.

Tracking shows them arriving tomorrow. I’ll give a report. $55 w/ shipping.
 

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Awesome! Can you also provide the link for the shogun sliders? Thanks




I’ve ordered a pair of Shogun no cut frame sliders - the kind that lack an offset bracket. They screw directly into the engine mount bolt holes and must be torqued to 49 foot pounds.

Tracking shows them arriving tomorrow. I’ll give a report. $55 w/ shipping.
 

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My Shogun frame sliders came today in a beautiful box. I received the two frame sliders, two stainless steel bolts w/ washers and a cool decal. I’ll put pics up soon when I am ready to tackle the project.

Those motor mount bolts are going to be tight and I need to have the right tools so as to not damage anything. Do Not try to force feed bolts into threads that do not match!!!

That’s why I bought a product from a name brand that has done their homework, providing parts that fit the specific machine. Man, if you order some cheapo Chinese generic product, the inferior motor mount screw could be the wrong size and/or fail without warning. Make sure the hardware is correct! The price savings is not worth the risk.

Look for an update this weekend.

That’s why I went with a name brand that has
 

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Installed my Shogun Frame Sliders (no cut). Here’s my experience:

Box was lovely, filled with the two sliders, two long bolts, two washers and a cool decal. Everything was pristine and beautiful!

They attach directly to the engine mount bolt holes and, yes, they are the two obvious bolts to replace.

Each frame slider has a precision cut that allows them to snug up to the fairings without touching. The frame slider that has the fairing cut nearest the end is for the right side.

Engine mounts were tight but I was able to loosen them with a standard size ratchet. You are going to need an extension and a 8mm Allen wrench socket to do this. Remove the bolt and the washer.

Do one side at a time! Simply fit the stainless steel bolt into the bolt hole and snug it up. Specs call for 49 foot pounds. Funny story: a friend gave me a coupon for a torque wrench from Harbor Freight for $9.99! I bought the torque wrench and set it for 49 ft lbs. Never could get it to crack! Reset the torque wrench for 10 ft lbs and it still wouldn’t crack. Piece of junk. I just got them good and snug. I’ll try to find a real torque wrench and get it right.

Be sure to align the cuts in the sliders so they wrap around the fairings. Also, the washer goes between the slider and the frame. (Nobody really explains which side the washer goes!) A4948191-E224-4048-B849-D8F682DEEE06_1569547897470.jpeg A4948191-E224-4048-B849-D8F682DEEE06_1569547897470.jpeg A4948191-E224-4048-B849-D8F682DEEE06_1569547897470.jpeg

These stick out farther than I expected but that doesn’t bother me. What does bother me a little is that the bolts are offset more than I want. If you are OCD this might drive you nuts.

I’m 5’11” and the sliders are out of knee range, but not by a lot. The right side is further back by about an inch. I was able to make contact with my shin while walking the bike. Still, I’m happy with them. Down the road I can foresee replacing them with something that will put the sliders in a more natural position.

My cost, with shipping, was $55. I am relieved to have protection.
 

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@ Geddyruiz, is you bike a 2019 or a 2015-2018 model? I'm asking as, from the photos, it looks like a 2015-2018 model. The fairings are different for the 2019 model year and this affects how the frame sliders are mounted. T-Rex Racing makes two unique frame slider SKU's: one for the 2015-2018 models and one for the 2019 models (and I assume the 2020 models as well).



@ NJR3, make sure whatever you use is compatible with your 2019 R3. I was originally planning to use the Vagabond frame sliders. After a quick call to Vagabond customer support, I learned their frame sliders will not fit the 2019 model which is what I have as well.
 

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Mine is a 2018. Yes, the 2019 fairings are completely different so I lack the knowledge of how a no cut slider set could work.
 

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Well yes, &150. They're not coming out of China. And they're not a simple bolt and piece of machined polymer stock. Price any of this style frame sliders that attach to the engine mounts, and this one is a bargain at &150.
 

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Ugh trex shows out of stock for the 2019 ?


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Well yes, &150. They're not coming out of China. And they're not a simple bolt and piece of machined polymer stock. Price any of this style frame sliders that attach to the engine mounts, and this one is a bargain at &150.[/QUOTE]
 

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Well yes, &150. They're not coming out of China. And they're not a simple bolt and piece of machined polymer stock. Price any of this style frame sliders that attach to the engine mounts, and this one is a bargain at &150.
Have you considered this? It’s Yamaha OEM. No cut and go seamlessly. It replaces the little fin on the fairing. I’ve got one myself for my 2019 R3 but yet to install. Waiting for the next service to have the workshop do it for me :)

https://shopyamaha.com/product/details/yzf-r3-frame-sliders-bs7?b=Search&ls=yamaha-motor-company

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/yamaha-integrated-frame-sliders-r3-2019
 

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Have you considered this? It’s Yamaha OEM. No cut and go seamlessly. It replaces the little fin on the fairing. I’ve got one myself for my 2019 R3 but yet to install. Waiting for the next service to have the workshop do it for me :)

https://shopyamaha.com/product/details/yzf-r3-frame-sliders-bs7?b=Search&ls=yamaha-motor-company

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/yamaha-integrated-frame-sliders-r3-2019



Where did you get yours from? I talked to a Yamaha dealership and they said they were on back order til the end of this month. See on both your links that they are also.



Also, are they made of a hard material and mount solidly? The plastic pieces they replace look thin and looked to be just clipped into the fairings. Thinking of getting a set mainly because I don't like the alternative (T-Rex style).
I would rather cut fairings and have a solid firm slider then to go with T-Rex, but I haven't even found any that are for that application (cutting fairings).
 

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Have you considered this? It’s Yamaha OEM. No cut and go seamlessly. It replaces the little fin on the fairing. I’ve got one myself for my 2019 R3 but yet to install. Waiting for the next service to have the workshop do it for me :)
Oh I like the look of that one. My first thought on getting the 2019 was "there's nowhere to put a slider!" Followed by "I wonder if that fin is removable?"
 

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I too just bought a 2019, and realized the same thing.... I'm not a big believer in the "no-cut" frame sliders. Most (not all) are not rigid enough to do much good. I do like the T-Rex "no-cut" frame sliders, and had them on my 2016 KTM RC390 track bike, as well as my current Yamaha FZ-07 track bike. I never crashed on either of them, but I liked the way they were very rigid on two points to the frame, on each side. I watched a Youtube video on the installation of the T-Rex frame sliders for the 2019 R3. It didn't like the looks of it much... The slider itself, appeared to be kind of far off the frame. I think the bodywork on the 2019's is pretty far off the frame. To me that says the "conventionally" mounted frame sliders are sticking out 4-5 inches off the frame. That's fine if the bike tips over in a parking lot (which it shows in the Youtube video). If you are carrying any forward motion, the slider is just gonna act like a lever, bending the mounting bolt over- making the slider pretty much useless. I'm on the waiting list @ Revzilla for when the OEM Yamaha frame sliders are off back-order. I'm gonna buy the T-Rex case sliders & axle sliders tool. They make nice stuff! I think they did the best they could with the 2019 R3. My gut just tells me there's a better option. Just my two cents-
 

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Where did you get yours from? I talked to a Yamaha dealership and they said they were on back order til the end of this month. See on both your links that they are also.



Also, are they made of a hard material and mount solidly? The plastic pieces they replace look thin and looked to be just clipped into the fairings. Thinking of getting a set mainly because I don't like the alternative (T-Rex style).
I would rather cut fairings and have a solid firm slider then to go with T-Rex, but I haven't even found any that are for that application (cutting fairings).
A mate of mine got them for me from Yamaha dealership in Bangkok when he was there.
Yeah they are hard to find and the dealers in Bangkok don’t do international shipping neither.

I still haven’t got them fitted yet so can’t comment on the mounting.
The fins substitute are thin plastics but the mounting pieces are heavy solid metals.
Pics attached. Hope it helps
 

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Thanks Fitbabyrider for the pics, the mounts look sturdy.

Got a set ordered (back order). Waiting on dealership to get them in.
 

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Where did you get yours from? I talked to a Yamaha dealership and they said they were on back order til the end of this month. See on both your links that they are also.



Also, are they made of a hard material and mount solidly? The plastic pieces they replace look thin and looked to be just clipped into the fairings. Thinking of getting a set mainly because I don't like the alternative (T-Rex style).
I would rather cut fairings and have a solid firm slider then to go with T-Rex, but I haven't even found any that are for that application (cutting fairings).
A mate of mine got them for me from Yamaha dealership in Bangkok when he was there.
Yeah they are hard to find and the dealers in Bangkok don’t do international shipping neither.

I still haven’t got them fitted yet so can’t comment on the mounting.
The fins substitute are thin plastics but the mounting pieces are heavy solid metals.
Pics attached. Hope it helps
I've got the OEM ones on. Not sure how they're going to perform in a slide, but they are really quite long compared to the others. They taper back on one end, so the whole slider won't come in contact with the ground all at once, so I'm not sure what they intended here.
 
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