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Aug 13th 2016, 12:13 PM   #1
  Jul 2016
  Bellevue, WA

Wrecked my bike - where do I get the small parts?

I've never dropped my bike before, then this happend

It's an 08 R6 and it got fairly busted up in the front and rear, so I have quite a few of these little fasteners and rubber grommets missing (they're in the blackberry bushes).

Do you guys know an easy way to buy some replacements? I tried eBay and they'll sell 1 for $4 and I don't even know if they'll even fit.

I'm looking for general advice on how to deal with this wreck, so if you have anything to say please do. Thanks.

P.S. Crashing SUCKS, but I'm trying to stay positive and life keeps going. I'm thankful that I didn't get seriously injured, just a few pains here and there.
Aug 13th 2016, 12:17 PM   #2
 mjh937's Avatar
  Feb 2016
  Bellingham, WA

  Yamaha FZ-07
Try Yamaha Parts & Accessories | Yamaha Parts House They have good prices on parts. For fasteners a good hardware store should have a selection. You may also have some luck at an auto parts store. Good luck getting it back in order and sorry too hear about your crash.
Aug 13th 2016, 12:34 PM   #3
 Scribbles's Avatar
  Jan 2016

Tacoma Screw
11200 - 120th Avenue N.E.
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 822-2585

(It helps if you know the size,pitch.length and type of head you need, or better yet have a fastener from the other side for them to match)
Aug 13th 2016, 12:37 PM   #4
 SilvieFox's Avatar
  Jan 2016
  welches, Oregon

  08Kawasaki Versys(Sylvester),72Suzuki RV90(vanvan),81Honda TwinStar(Bobber),Yamaha225,Honda Shadow

and hey there is two types of bikers
those who have crashed and those who will crash
welcome to the club
Aug 13th 2016, 01:03 PM   #5
 Squidly's Avatar
  Jan 2016

Crashing always sucks but good to hear you're alright.

Don't get fasteners from an autoparts store, they'll fit but they fall out.

Buy OEM from here - part #1269022

LMK if you want a hand getting the bike straightened out. Pics of the carnage?
Aug 13th 2016, 03:08 PM   #6
  Jul 2016
  Bellevue, WA

Very big thanks to all of you. I'll keep this thread updated as I begin fixing the bike.
Aug 13th 2016, 03:50 PM   #7
 Nathan's Avatar
  Jan 2016
  space needle

ouch! really sorry to hear about your pristine white and gold beauty getting damaged!!! Shit happens.

Remember as long as you are fine all is good! The Bike and stuff can be fixed/replaced! (with even more pristine parts lol)
Aug 13th 2016, 09:09 PM   #8
 Parilla125's Avatar
  Jan 2016

Hit Ebay and buy all the bolts and parts that were removed from a parted same bike. Gives you spares of everything. I have done that on a couple bikes and ended up with plenty of spares I have used on others.
Aug 14th 2016, 05:49 AM   #9
 HalcyonSon's Avatar
  Apr 2016

Ron Ayers is competitive with Bike Bandit on OEM parts. Either one is usually 20-30% less than dealers. McLendon's Hardware also sells well nuts - the squashy rubber grommet nut thingies that hold fairings together. Not sure about their selection of metric hardware though.
Aug 14th 2016, 06:06 AM   #10
  Jan 2016
  puyallup wa.

  1990 katana 1100
I had to put a project bike back together, i tried the hardware store, trying to save money and time. But eventually I ended up buying from bike bandit. They tend to be the fastest in getting parts sent out.
Aug 14th 2016, 08:51 AM   #11
 DocB's Avatar
  Feb 2016
  Poulsbo, WA

  Aprilia RSV Mille, CB77 (AMA Nat'l landspeed record holder), CB750K, CB750F
Just to throw out another potential source for the oddball small bits, Cheap Cycle Parts has been a pretty good resource for me -

Buy Honda,Polaris,Kawasaki,Yamaha,Suzuki,Can-Am,KTM,Parts

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