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PostSubject: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 20, 2011 5:32 pm

Hey Guys and Gals..... Does anyone make stainless or diamond plate floor board skins for the 600 SW?
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 20, 2011 7:56 pm

Diamond plate would look great for a floor board, but I'm sure it would be more slippery than a dirty Tennessee toilet seat.
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 20, 2011 8:24 pm

I made some 3/4 length where I put my feet foward,placed it over the rubber F/B using them as a template. They are not slippery at all,dry or wet.
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 20, 2011 10:13 pm

Ive been thinking the same thing only using the shortest nap carpet i can find, like whats in my truck, or shorter if possible. Velcro the whole thing down so it can be cleaned. Ive only got 220 miles on mine so far, and it already is pulling and lifting up. Examining it, it doesnt seem to be attached but in 3 places with 2 way tape. I think anything might be better.
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 21, 2011 6:08 am

I'm not answering the question - I don't know where to buy metal floorboards from - but I do wonder whether it's advisable to have metal under the feet if one is able to ride when the weather is cold.
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 21, 2011 6:39 pm

DennisB -- looks like another business opportunity for you. Diamond-plate floorboards!
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 21, 2011 7:25 pm

Dang it! I just knew I should'nt have sold that darn water jet cutting machine. Ya just never know when a person might need this stuff. No
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 22, 2011 10:57 am

Some of the cheaper Chinese scoots have a vynil type checkerplate which would be easier to manipulate.
With the bend in them, would it be better to make them in two sections? The material could be shorter, cheaper sections of checkerplate.
The tupper ware has both fore and rear sections, so it may be easier to make four aluminium rear and front skins
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Maybe a diamond plate outline trim (about 1" all the way around) with the stock rubber pad. Some bling with some foot traction.
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PostSubject: Re: Floor Board Skins   Floor Board Skins I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 02, 2012 5:31 am

Wingnut wrote:
Hey Guys and Gals..... Does anyone make stainless or diamond plate floor board skins for the 600 SW?
if you put something like that on the bike you could use step tape which looks like sandpaper that has a sticky backing to it. just a few strips would improve the slickness. id go to the local welding /fabrication shop and ask if they could fab you some for your bike. that way you get good fit and exactly what your looking for.
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