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welcome to the board tomc. As for your question, there are frame bolts in the fairing opening on both sides, assuming that the sliders are the same bolt size, that is the only place that you can put the sliders without drilling the fairings. If you do a search on the top right corner of the page, you can look for fairings, and see some pics of other guys bikes with the sliders installed. Hope this helps you out! :D

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Thank you for the reply. I take it I'm supposed to remove the engine mount hex bolts and the sliders will go in there. Question though. The left side seems pretty straight forward, remove the hex bolt... but on the right side, it appears as though there is a locking mechanism "over" the hex bolt. Is this accurate, or am I mistaking? If so, how do I go about getting this off or do I just unscrew the hex bolt? Do I need to put the "locking mechanism" back in place after I install the slider bolt? Also, it appears the bolt size on the right side is MUCH larger in diameter than the bolt that came with the sliders. Is this normal? Any help is appreciated. Tom
 

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Hi board, I just bought a set of Vortex frame sliders and pucks. Of course, no instructions were included. I've looked up their website, etc, to no avail. Does anyone here know "which" bolt I must remove to install the sliders? Any other tips would be helpfull. Best, Tom
 

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To answer some of your questions, the best I can. I looked at my bike just to be sure, and you should just unscrew the right side bolt the same way. The castle nut that locks the bolt may or may not have to be removed. It is probably there to stop flex movement? I would say that you should put the castle nut back on the slider bolt. My guess is, that you should screw the castle nut back on the slider bolt all the way up, then put the slider on the bike, once you have it screwed on, then screw the castle nut down. That is my best guess. As for the size, I am not sure. I wouldn't think that it would be different, it is just that the threads are exposed. Worst case scenario, you take it off, and they are different, call the company, or send them back. They may have sent you the wrong ones. But of course we know that doesn't happen right? LOL. Hope this helps.

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