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It may be too little too late. As my lines have improved, I drag less peg, or could I be slowing down?

These bolt on using the same hole the acorn nut used.

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What are those things?

They wouldn't last to long on my bike if I was in the mood to lay a few sparks on the ground.The allen head bolt head would be gone in short order.lol

I got these on my pegs.
 

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what are they and where did you get them?
 

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Big Galoot how's it going? It looks to me that they are 3/8 in thick so that I would think would make you drag the pegs more.:shrug: Oh by the way mine are getting there too, not as bad as yours but I only have 13500 mile on my new 1800 so I have to do something in the near futurel.:eek:4:
 

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I had them made to experiment with. The are made from steel. The outside diameter is overkill. Need to address that (design change). I sent my extra set of pegs to a buddy with a machine shop. Call these Gen 1!

So far I have only ground them cutting hard exiting a parking lots.

Typically when I was leaned way over, I had to pick my foot up to keep from grinding the edge of my boot.

Call them a work in progress.

Rocky.....it's tougher to grind them with the Traxxion Suspension and my rented shock! :joke:
 

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I had them made to experiment with. The are made from steel. The outside diameter is overkill. Ned to address that (design change).
Au contrair - make them smaller and you may be more likely to get caught in road surface imprefections. I would keep them that size. You selling any?
 

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scrape disk

yeah get them perfected.i want some of them for my bike.after the dragons tail this past summer.the pegs are trimed down some
 

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how much we talkin for our own set?
 

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Titanium peg savers

DJFire is working with someone to make titanium peg savers and they are supposedly only a few weeks from release, but its nice to have options in case you don't want all the sparks. I figure I'll get whatever I can get my hands on first as long as it doesn't break the bank.
 

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Titanium make a white spark vs yellow from steel.When we first made up some tips we found steel to soft and wore to fast.
The tips I posted in the picture above are Titnaium.
I got a friend that machines them with a 8mm thread.you need to drill the acorn nut on the bottom of the stock pegs from 6mm to 8mm.
He sells his 1/2 x 3/4 tips for $15 a set plus shipping.

I use 5/8 x 1" rod for my tips.


DJ sells his floorboard savers through Traxxion (under Goldwing accessories) they are steel.
 

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DJ sells his floorboard savers through Traxxion (under Goldwing accessories) they are steel.
But I am doing a couple of final checks on a direct bolt on Titanium peg saver similar to what you are using. Can't touch your price but mine does not require any mods to the pegs. Mine are also 3/4" not 5/8"

Does your friend want to make more or just a project for you?
 

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but its nice to have options in case you don't want all the sparks.
If you do not want sparks just go with aluminium.
 

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But I am doing a couple of final checks on a direct bolt on Titanium peg saver similar to what you are using. Can't touch your price but mine does not require any mods to the pegs. Mine are also 3/4" not 5/8"

Does your friend want to make more or just a project for you?
Doug.Anything is possible.I'll ask him.

The issue with not touching the stock 6 mm threaded hold in the stock peg is when he made his 1/2 tips with the 6mm,they snapped off when dragging.he lost a couple of them.
He found that when he made the threaded shank with 8mm threads they were fine.

I was looking last night at titanium prices from the guy in LA that I buy my rods from and Titanium has doubled in price since the last 22 sets I had made up a year ago.Metal prices fluctuates just like wood at home depot.So buying when the prices are much lower for titanium is the key.



PM me what you have in mind and I'll ask my buddy what he can do for you.
 

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If you do not want sparks just go with aluminium.
I'm good with sparks. Any updates on the direct bolt ons your trying to perfect.
 

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Doug.Anything is possible.I'll ask him.

The issue with not touching the stock 6 mm threaded hold in the stock peg is when he made his 1/2 tips with the 6mm,they snapped off when dragging.he lost a couple of them.
He found that when he made the threaded shank with 8mm threads they were fine.

I was looking last night at titanium prices from the guy in LA that I buy my rods from and Titanium has doubled in price since the last 22 sets I had made up a year ago.Metal prices fluctuates just like wood at home depot.So buying when the prices are much lower for titanium is the key.



PM me what you have in mind and I'll ask my buddy what he can do for you.
Rocky, are you the one starting all those fires in So Cal.:22yikes: Have you been riding out by Tehachapi this past weekend?:shrug:
 
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