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Hillbilly Fix for Swingarm Slider?

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My swingarm slider is done - it has worn through to the point that the chain can now contact the swingarm.  I ordered a new one from my dealer but they are backlogged all the way to Japan.

 

Riding season will start in a few weeks.  Is there a hillbilly fix that will let me ride my bike without damage until the new slider arrives?

 

Ian

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If you can't get aftermarket you could make one depending what you have local. A plastic company should have some form of kevlar available. You could also try using a solid chunk of trex decking. Not sure how long it will last but might get you through until the part arrives.

 

Teflon might work better than kevlar I get them confused. Which ever one is known for its "slip/smooth" properties.

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