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I had some time at the shop last week so I turned out some axle sliders. Not sure I want them but just thought to see what they would look like.

The material and my attempt at a detailed dwg. I did redraw and if anyone wants I will provide.

2"OD RD alum bar.

Front right


Front left



Both done!


Threaded in M8x1.25 SS all thread.


I used ss M8 lock washers and M8 x 1.25 ss nylock nuts.
 

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Front right


Front left


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Front view


So what are y'all thoughts? Not looking for compliments just if anyone thinks these will be a hindrance while dirt riding or a compliment for safety sake.
 

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Just one opinion:
Not sure they will touch ground before the other parts especially the bar ends.

Also, if they are too strong, it makes the axle vulnerable.
Not a good trade off. I'd feel better with a few scratches on the front cowl plastics.
 

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Another thought;
With your skills, how about making a replacement bar end?
Make it possible to fit after market guards without hacking
the OEM ends; a simple replacement.

I got dibs on 10% royalty if this idea takes off! :)
 

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Make them out of delrin not aluminum.

I don't know about adv riding but on the track my axles never touched the ground in all the low/highsides I've had. And I never use frame sliders, too.
 
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