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post #22 of (permalink) Old 05-01-2011, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
SimonSaysDie
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Originally Posted by R_Sbahn View Post
Stupid question; where did you pick up the plate backing?
Believe it or not those are a little harder to find than you would think (at least for a reasonable price). The price some places want for a backing plate is utterly ridiculous. The one in the pictures is plastic (I think Custom Dynamics has them for a couple of bucks), but I didn't like it because it was a bit flimsy and had a little curvature to it so I found the backing plate from a chrome license plate frame I had on another bike I crashed and totaled about 3 years ago. Kuryakyn sells it as chrome frame that comes with a nice chromed metal backing plate for about $17 (Kuryakyn P/N 9166).

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