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I've got safety wire and pliers so next on the list are some axle sliders and rear sets. It seems like they are already available in Thailand, I wonder if anyone will carry them stateside?

Hopefully a company will design a pair that can handle a beating since this this bike is going to be great fun racing or just being a hooligan.
 

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Im sure that all of the cool stuff for these bikes in other countries will make it here. Matter of fact, I have already started my Christmas list.
 

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lol glad to see I'm no the only one with a Christmas list already. If only they only bought stuff on the list though instead of saying those aren't real "Christmas presents" and I'm like huh? It's stuff I'll actually use so that counts as real to me instead of stuff that just gets thrown in the closet haha.
 

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I have been searching the net for rear sets. if anybody is interested the mounting holes are 93 mm center to center , that gives you something to work on, found a few but the holes do not line up.
 

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I've got safety wire and pliers so next on the list are some axle sliders and rear sets. It seems like they are already available in Thailand, I wonder if anyone will carry them stateside?

Hopefully a company will design a pair that can handle a beating since this this bike is going to be great fun racing or just being a hooligan.
whats the safety wire and pliers for?
 

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I've got safety wire and pliers so next on the list are some axle sliders and rear sets. It seems like they are already available in Thailand, I wonder if anyone will carry them stateside?

Hopefully a company will design a pair that can handle a beating since this this bike is going to be great fun racing or just being a hooligan.
Looking for some track time on your Grom eh?! I thought about it, would have to do cart tracks or something, I doubt my road courses would allow that slow of a hooligan out lol
 

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Safety wire is to pass inspection for track use. It prevents bolts from backing out so you don't dump oil or lose a caliper bolt and then lose your brakes.

Definitely only interested in kart tracks. Big tracks come with big price tags and big hospital bills if you push it. This bike with 12s is perfect for tight kart tracks and I guarantee you'll have more fun banging bars with buddies on the small tracks than in any other racing.
 

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Safety wire is to pass inspection for track use. It prevents bolts from backing out so you don't dump oil or lose a caliper bolt and then lose your brakes.

Definitely only interested in kart tracks. Big tracks come with big price tags and big hospital bills if you push it. This bike with 12s is perfect for tight kart tracks and I guarantee you'll have more fun banging bars with buddies on the small tracks than in any other racing.
so you gotta drill tiny holes on all the heads of the bolts you need to safety wire?
 

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so you gotta drill tiny holes on all the heads of the bolts you need to safety wire?
Yep ... Spectre makes manufactured bolts with safety tie holes but they're like $30/6 and with the different threads and all there'd be quite a price run up ... I like the idea of wire-tying the Grom cause it would look bad-ass AND it seems all the bolts would be super easy to get to. Averian, if you do so please post pics!
 

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Safety wire is to pass inspection for track use. It prevents bolts from backing out so you don't dump oil or lose a caliper bolt and then lose your brakes.

Definitely only interested in kart tracks. Big tracks come with big price tags and big hospital bills if you push it. This bike with 12s is perfect for tight kart tracks and I guarantee you'll have more fun banging bars with buddies on the small tracks than in any other racing.
Whatever, have you been to a "big track?" I do many track days a year because you can push and it is safer than street riding Track days at regular tracks likely cost more than mini Gp but are no more dangerous. If you crash your brains out on any two wheeled vehicle in the wrong place it'll be bad. The track if you are going to crash is mostly the best place to cash, not hit anything and be ok. A big bike or track is not more dangerous than a small bike or kart track.

Most Groms will be used on the street and the street is by far the most dangerous environment for a bike. You know this.
 

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I would like to track it but not if I am going to be pushed of the track by bigger bikes. I have never done a track day but if it can be done with the grom, then I will do it!

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Yes, I would be interested in taking the Grom to a kart track myself. I have no interest in doing 120+ on any bike on any track any more. I believe a smaller tighter track with smaller slower bikes will be all the fun I can handle and the damage in a crash is usually less at 30-50 mph that it is at 130-150 mph.
 

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Yep ... Spectre makes manufactured bolts with safety tie holes but they're like $30/6 and with the different threads and all there'd be quite a price run up ... I like the idea of wire-tying the Grom cause it would look bad-ass AND it seems all the bolts would be super easy to get to. Averian, if you do so please post pics!
thanks for the info.

the track here close down like 10yrs ago. i think theres couple 1/4 tracks on other islands. but no road course. the closest we got is cones in a parking lot.... sooper gay for motorsports here in oahu, hawaii. so thats why i have no knowlege of track requirements... lol
 
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