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I looked everywhere on the site and I didn't find too much stuff on case sliders. I really want to get a set but there aren't to many options out there. Anyone have suggestions for brands or Ebay parts?

I have been looking at the T-REX ones but they are a little pricey so I was also looking at these: Racing Engine Stator Clutch Cover Frame Slider for Honda CBR250R 2010 2012 | eBay
I am just a little worried about their design and if it would just rip of in case of a crash.
 

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hmm, for the price it isn't too much of a loss, even if they don't fit absolutely perfect, the idea is to minimize the damage if you go down, and a little modification if they are 100% lined up, still worth it as opposed to a new case cover. just my thoughts :)
 
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hmm, for the price it isn't too much of a loss, even if they don't fit absolutely perfect, the idea is to minimize the damage if you go down, and a little modification if they are 100% lined up, still worth it as opposed to a new case cover. just my thoughts :)
Well the whole point of them for me is when I go to the track. If I go down one of the last things I want is to spill oil on the track and ruins everyone else's day. I am really looking for someone who has one of the cheap ebay ones and can attest to the quality. And being a college student I want to make sure I don't spend anything more than I need :nerd:
 

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I should mention that I've seen two street CBRs the went down on the right side and there was no case damage. I think the exhaust systems (one aftermarket, one stock) protected the engine.

Wondering what others have seen with bikes that went down on the left side...
 

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I have some pretty long Frame-Sliders on mine, and I agree with Stichill, on the right side with good frame sliders and the exhaust there would probably be no case damage, not sure about the left side though. It's raining out now, but when it is dry out I'll pull my bike out and a fire blanket and lay it down on each side to see how much clearance there is between the case covers and the asphalt. I like the idea of the case cover sliders though. I may get a set, my girl mainly rides this thing, and she hasn't been down yet but sooner or later ya know!
 

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I don't like the extra long bolts on the ebay covers. It looks to me like there is high chance of stripping the engine mount if you go down hard and those bolts get snagged/torqued. (I have no experience with any sliders on my CBR250, but that happened to me on my CBR600 with case covers on a relatively gentle/slow low-side crash. At that point, I would have rather slid on the OEM stator cover and just replaced it.) Just my $0.02.
 

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I looked everywhere on the site and I didn't find too much stuff on case sliders. I really want to get a set but there aren't to many options out there. Anyone have suggestions for brands or Ebay parts?

I have been looking at the T-REX ones but they are a little pricey so I was also looking at these: Racing Engine Stator Clutch Cover Frame Slider for Honda CBR250R 2010 2012 | eBay
I am just a little worried about their design and if it would just rip of in case of a crash.
If you already concerned about the design of it, why wouldn't you go ahead & spend a little more for a design you could feel confident in?
 

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I don't like the extra long bolts on the ebay covers. It looks to me like there is high chance of stripping the engine mount if you go down hard and those bolts get snagged/torqued. (I have no experience with any sliders on my CBR250, but that happened to me on my CBR600 with case covers on a relatively gentle/slow low-side crash. At that point, I would have rather slid on the OEM stator cover and just replaced it.) Just my $0.02.
Like I said before in this post. I don't care that much about a low side on the road. I am worried about going to the track. If I low side and break a case cover and dump oil on the track im going to ruin everyone else's track day.
 

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If you already concerned about the design of it, why wouldn't you go ahead & spend a little more for a design you could feel confident in?
Well being a college student means I have to be pretty stingy will my money. :p If I am able to buy a cheaper set that give the same protection then I will go with that. But im still leaning toward the T-REX slider just because I trust that design more.
 

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are you looking for crash bars like I have on mine?
I got them on eBay from Russia...with the directions in Russian...THAT was fun, lol, but I figured it out!




...they've already done their job on the left side when I fell from some deep gravel!
 

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are you looking for crash bars like I have on mine?
I got them on eBay from Russia...with the directions in Russian...THAT was fun, lol, but I figured it out!

...they've already done their job on the left side when I fell from some deep gravel!
No, those still look like they run the risk of bending the frame which is why i am also not looking at frame sliders.

Plus those seem to prevent the side fairings from attaching and I would like to have the protection on 24/7 and not compromise the look of the bike. Also I never even knew they made crash protection like that the 250! I have only seen stuff like that on bigger bikes
 

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Like I said before in this post. I don't care that much about a low side on the road. I am worried about going to the track. If I low side and break a case cover and dump oil on the track im going to ruin everyone else's track day.
Understood. I had read your earlier post. My bike is a race bike only, so I'm talking about damage at the track. If the long bolt catches and strips out of the motor mount, then you are probably less likely to spill oil (although that's still a possibility), but you are likely to have some un-fun fixing to do on your bike.

I've low-sided my CBR250 without sliders or guards, and it didn't do any damage to the crankcase cover. But I haven't low-sided on the stator side, which is much more open.

Just trying to help. If you get them and crash test them, let us know how it goes.
 
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I wouldn't waste my money on them. My 250 is a race only bike and I have been down on both sides a couple of times. Not once has there been so much as a scratch on either case cover. The points of contact the bike seems to like slide on are- clip-on tube, upper corner of the upper fairing next to the instrument panel, Rear set peg, exhaust, and the tail fairing on the outside right about where your butt would be.


Every crash is different and I'm sure it would be possible to damage them, but at that point IMHO you've written the bike completely off.
 

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are you looking for crash bars like I have on mine?
I got them on eBay from Russia...with the directions in Russian...THAT was fun, lol, but I figured it out!




...they've already done their job on the left side when I fell from some deep gravel!
can't find these on ebay anymore, but I wish I could. Found them on russian sites but I don't read russion nor do I trust it.
 

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Wanted to chime in here, my girlfriend went down at the track and the frame sliders I had on there saved ALL the fairings...

PLEASE don't leave any inflammatory remarks on this video, she has only been riding about a year and this was her 3rd time at the track. Yes she was chasing too closely, yes she freaked and whiskey throttled it, I don't need the reminder and neither does she.

https://youtu.be/lkDYdpomBIU
at 10 minute mark

it keeps uploading this file upside down but you get the idea, no fairing damage, some scrapes on the foot peg, and shaved the rubber off the shifter.

http://blackpathinc.com/shop/motorcycle/11-honda-cbr250r-cbr-250r-cbr250-r-ninja-no-cut-frame-sliders-replaceable-tips/
 

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Glad she took it well and walked away unscathed. She was also only doing 20 MPH; that was a slow and relatively low impact fall. A faster and harder fall could have still got to the fairings and possibly bent the frame, particularly with pucks that stick out that far.
 

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Glad she took it well and walked away unscathed. She was also only doing 20 MPH; that was a slow and relatively low impact fall. A faster and harder fall could have still got to the fairings and possibly bent the frame, particularly with pucks that stick out that far.
Yeah, fortunately it was around a turn. Frame sliders are not meant to take 60mph 100yard slides. but where it was on the ground it could have slid a good while longer before marring up the fairings. The ducati she took out was not so well off unfortunately, for being a panigale the factory sliders didn't do jack shyte, she ground down the clutch case/cover pretty good.
 
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