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I was wondering if anybody has or knows where to get that little tiny body panel fastener ( the one that you need a jewelers screwdriver to tighten). I had my bike apart and my dog ate it..........and its really bugging me. I checked lockhart and they don`t have them, and i don`t want to go to the dealer to get one for $10.00, so if anybody can help me i`ll appreciate it ...................thanks alot............jer

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I went to Corel draw and made a picture of the clip you need... This is a GM interior clip. Any autoparts store will have them. Just pop them in and push center down to lock.... No more stupid little plastic screws...



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Hey Richard, how do those GM ones come off do they need to be popped through from the back side after? If so it may prove difficult. I know Yamaha has a much better version of those things, you just push the center pin into the fastener to release it.

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Stick a screwdriver under the tip and pull it out. Don't have to get to the back side.... They work well comes in all sizes... I used a big one to hold inner panels together behind they back wheel.....

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And by the way, those stock KAW plastic screw thingies are technically called "Fuck me son-of-a-bitch what backwards ass idiot designed these" fasteners.



Just want to make sure anyone that tries to replace the stock ones calls them by their proper name at the KAW dealer!



Ooops, I better moderate myself. LOL

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That's precisely what I called them!

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Do you got the part# on those Blitz want to try and order some......<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol"> <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol"> <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol">

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try a glass shop, we use lots of plugs similar to that to attach cowls. we buy them from lawson products in boxes of 25 or so. they would probably just give one to you, i would.

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Hey Skeeter, you're offering I'm taking....



Let me know the price per piece and postage.



Thanks Much, Blitz.

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Since we seem to have duel posts running will post in both.... Any autoparts store should have them. Probably cheaper than dealer....


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I've got a problem with the fastner between the fork tube's. It's the one holding the lower cowling. I could not get that screw out the last time i pulled that fairing for oil change.



There's not much room on the back side.

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Wardawg, I usually leave the lower front left cowling (the one under the radiator) attached to the left side cowling and removed them attached together. I do this everytime I change the filter with each oil change. To me it's easier than trying to get the tabs apart.

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JDC

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If you guy's want cheap and effective fairing fasteners order them from Chevrolet they are Chevy part number 10134407. I ordered about 20 and they cost about 5 bucks for the lot.



These things replace those crappy Kwak screw fasteners.



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JDC



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ALIEN HERE



CAN YOU TRY TO POST A PICTURE OF THE PART YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT SO PEOPLE CAN SEE?



Thanks, I know I would like to see what they look like



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hey alien,if you go to the directory and look in the aesthetics/bodywork/screens/rims you can find a picture of the GM fastners under the (bodywork fastners) title and let me tell you that they are 1000 times better than the cheesy kawasaki fastners..hope this helps you out....reddawg



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Kewl Beans thanks.



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zx12richard

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(1/30/02 7:57:19 am)

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Here they are guys. these were the same thing I was talking about. Any autoparts store has them cheap. Probably cheaper than the dealer....

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The picture above is exactly what I am talking about. The cheap crappy Kwak fastener is on the left and the Chevy fastener is on the right. These things work great.



JDC



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Them the same ones we was talking about in the other thread.... fairing/body fastners same thread....

The Green Monster............



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I just had to also vent about those stock fasteners.They must not disassemble,or had to disassemble,a 12 before crankin' them out the production line. How did they even know they were tight ,they just spin.I just pushed/pulled them,like the ones we're trying now.BTW,that's a great idea.I have a bunch of much-too-large push pins like that from when I used to build truck bodies for Grumman.Can't wait to change em over on the 12.Boy,did I curse those suckers the first time I went to change the oil !!!



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I hate those damned stock push rivets!! I change the oil filter everytime I change the oil. So I have to f#[email protected]%! with them damned rivets every damned time!! I know, get over it, damn it. Damn it!



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