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EazyDuz
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PostSubject: Floorboards   Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:48 pm

Been looking at getting some floorboards for comfort. Wondering if there are any people would recommend?
Thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:15 pm

I purchased these for the passenger:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261413543190?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

And they dont fit. Well they do put they are pointed nearly vertically and they are nonadjustable so id strongly avoid these
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:32 pm

Erm...have you tried swapping them around?
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:38 pm

MarcinG wrote:
Erm...have you tried swapping them around?
Lol that was the first thing I did. They fit on the existing bracket which holds the peg, but when fitted they sit almost vertically and there is no way to change that other than removing one bolt holding the bracket so it can swivel, but that would compromise the security of them
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:43 pm

I'm fairly sure these are meant to go directly onto the frame (the black bracket I mean). That's why they got one of the edges tapered so you can fold them up.

I have peg extenders that have the exact same mounting.
Give it a go bud.
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:22 pm

Maybe im missing something obvious:





And this is how they'd look if fitted in the way the pegs fit (with that metal pole which goes through the middle with the C clip on the end


Maybe a really dumb moment on my part but i cant work it out. They should sit totally parallel with the ground shouldnt they?
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:30 pm

Just realized, they sent me two left handed ones. What complete idiots.
Oh well better open an Ebay case
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:29 pm

affraid  that's poor!
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:38 pm

i guess mistakes can be made,they don't come in any retail packaging so i guess they just build them in a factory and package them up so i can see how the mistake could happen.
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:54 pm

well sure....but then again! :)

Just noticed you're based in Leicester... FINALLY someone close to me! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:02 pm

EazyDuz wrote:
Just realized, they sent me two left handed ones. What complete idiots.
Oh well better open an Ebay case

How annoying! Good luck with your eBay case, they're pretty good usually  
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:07 pm

MarcinG wrote:
well sure....but then again! :)

Just noticed you're based in Leicester... FINALLY someone close to me! Very Happy
Where are you? Could meet some time and compare bike mods!
Yea its annoying, they seem OK quality as well, not great but not bad.
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:34 am

That is ridiculous
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:21 pm

They're being awkward about it too. Offered an £8 refund. I threatened negative feedback so they said they will send a right hand one but that has to come from the factory so will take a couple of weeks. They only reply once a day. Why can't they just take a right one from a pair in their warehouse, or just send a whole pair for wasting my time? Probably costs them £10 to make over there and that's bring generous.

I fear the eBay case will end before a resolution is made. What is the likely outcome?
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Sun Jul 06, 2014 1:02 pm

That is unreal, I am shocked at their customer care. It seems as long as they have your cash, nothing else matters.
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:05 pm

Left negative feedback. Always seems to give them a kick up the arse if you do that first then change it later when everything is resolved.
For £30 they arent bad though. (if the correct pair was sent). If you dont want to spend £160 on some highway hawk ones i would recommend them.
They're probably packing them in bad conditions without much sleep. But its the sellers attitude that deserves the negative.
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PostSubject: Re: Floorboards   Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:23 am

Looks like they will be refunding me. Who wants two left boards? Haha
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