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Woodcraft Rearsets on ZX6r - February 2, 2010, 11:44 AM

Im looking into getting some rear-sets for my bike, and have steered towards the WoodCraft rearsets. However, I have been told that both the woodcraft and the Gilles do not have the spring for the rear brake light. As this is a street bike, i do need that for inspections. I have been told I need like a switch or something that goes in place of the spring? Anyone fimiliar with this? How easy is this switch to install?



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go vortex, easy, lots of options, and easy to get spares. Wish I went Vortex


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February 2, 2010, 11:50 AM

See everyone I talk to has has bad luck with these.. Saying vortex isnt all that durable in a lay down, or something liek that. I have 2 buddies that have head vortex rear sets brake on them in lay downs...



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February 2, 2010, 11:51 AM

Id rather the rearset break and just replace select parts. I dont think rearsets should withstand a good crash IMO


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February 2, 2010, 11:54 AM

My sato's came with a banjo pressure switch for the rear brake light. You can buy these online, or rig up something to make the stock brake light actuator spring work..


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February 2, 2010, 11:54 AM

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See everyone I talk to has has bad luck with these.. Saying vortex isnt all that durable in a lay down, or something liek that. I have 2 buddies that have head vortex rear sets brake on them in lay downs...


the tip of vortex pegs are made to break....that way you still have a useable peg (just not as long)


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Im not sure about the Kawi, but I am pretty sure you can get the part from Woodcraft as well. We put them on a lot of the Ducatis.. both street and track, and they do hold up extremely well.. they act almost as a slider.


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Satos with banjo pressure switch is the way to go. Works flawlessly


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Got woodcrafts on my zx6r, love em. Held up well in a lowside. There is no spring, you buy a new banjo bolt with a sensor, two wires replace the spring sensor, easy as pie. Just remember to bleed your brakes, you can order the part with the rearsets from woodcraft, its like $20


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My Vortex's held up in a low side!


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tech-g are a sato knockoff for less than half the price and can be found on ebay. They also come with the banjo pressure switch.

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Got woodcrafts on my zx6r, love em. Held up well in a lowside. There is no spring, you buy a new banjo bolt with a sensor, two wires replace the spring sensor, easy as pie. Just remember to bleed your brakes, you can order the part with the rearsets from woodcraft, its like $20
+1 You can get the part from woodcraft when you order the rearsets. I've had woodcraft on my bike for 3 or 4 years and they're great. Only thing I don't like is no adjustablilty.

here is some more reading is your interested WOODCRAFT vs VORTEX
http://forums.13x.com/showthread.php...ight=woodcraft


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February 2, 2010, 05:28 PM

both woodcraft and vortex make nice rearsets. and both have replacement parts available. the vortex pegs might be a little agressive for a street bike as they have some nasty knurling on them for grip. Sato's are real nice too but very pricey. and woodcraft and vortex support local racing . the pressure switch is easy to install for your brake light


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