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Are the foot peg mounting brackets the same on all years? Just want to check as I cannot find these same ones on Aussie e-bay. Most of the Chinese ones mention suitable up to 2005 & don't come with pins or springs. I would like to improve the pegs on my 2016 but can't justify paying around $250 for pivot pegz. Would happily use the dimensions as a guide. VTWoodchuck is your KLR a gen2?

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Yes mine is a 2017 Gen 2. I don't know about Gen 1 versus Gen 2 though I suspect they are the same? They are virtually identical to the IMS Super Sport Pegs that sell for $70 - $80. I'm very happy with mine. They sell them on Amazon.com too if you can't find them on eBay.
 

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You mean IMS Super Stock pegs? They may look virtually the same but that would be all. IMS Super Sport pegs are stainless steel the ones you are talking about a steel. I am willing to bet they are nowhere near the same quality, will they work, yes, but not even close quality wise.
 

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I had the same issue - stripped foot peg bolts - and I did the fix that Superdoo recommended; essentially, drilling out the old nuts, replacing them with 10 mm nuts & bolts from the local hardware store, welding them in and grinding it flush. I'm really happy with the way it turned out and it's a permanent fix.

The guy who did the welding mentioned that he's done this exact same procedure around a dozen times, so don't feel alone!
I missed this post (and the rest of the thread!) while I was gone.

@KLR Kool-Aid!, is there any chance that you have pictures of the repair? Even an 'after' photo of the foot-peg boxes would be helpful.

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You mean IMS Super Stock pegs? They may look virtually the same but that would be all. IMS Super Sport pegs are stainless steel the ones you are talking about a steel. I am willing to bet they are nowhere near the same quality, will they work, yes, but not even close quality wise.
Yep, I meant to say "Super Sport, my brain must have been misfiring at 12:30 am. However IMS makes two versions of the Super Sport peg under two different part numbers. The older, but still available IMS Super Stock #277317 is the one that is virtually identical to the eBay pegs. I think you are thinking of the newer IMS Super Sport Pro #273116. I attacked pictures of the 3 pegs below. The first are the eBay pegs. the second are the the IMS #277317, the third are the IMS #273116. Cheers

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wow, the first two really do look similar, even the amount of teeth and pattern. The third pic I believe is the IMS Pro Series
 

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Use a proper sized drill bit & then re-tap to 10mm x 1.25 thread. 10mm bolts are probably 30-50% Stronger than 8mm.
I wonder if there is enough space behind the captive nuts to allow the tapered tap to penetrate far enough thru to cut threads to the proper full depth?
 

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It kind of depends on the design of the tap. Its apparently deep enough to thread a 8 x1.25 Helicoil re-tap into, which incidentally is ever So Close to the same Diameter as a true 10 x 1.25 tap it ain't funny. If the tap has a non-essential pointy tip on it, they can be blunted/squared-off on with a grinder.

I can see about 5-6 mm of space between the frame rail & the backside of the stock captured nuts on my bike. Thats about 3-4 threads of available protrusion.
That should be enough space for most 10 x 1.25 taps to fully cut the threads.
 

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It kind of depends on the design of the tap. Its apparently deep enough to thread a 8 x1.25 Helicoil re-tap into, which incidentally is ever So Close to the same Diameter as a true 10 x 1.25 tap it ain't funny. If the tap has a non-essential pointy tip on it, they can be blunted/squared-off on with a grinder.

I can see about 5-6 mm of space between the frame rail & the backside of the stock captured nuts on my bike. Thats about 3-4 threads of available protrusion.
That should be enough space for most 10 x 1.25 taps to fully cut the threads.
I put a very small hex key in the crack between the sides of the mounting box and measured 1/4' clear between the back of the nut and the frame tube.

Then I used a piece of 1/8" stock and drilled the 11/32" hole recommended for the 10M x 1.25 pitch tap in it. Then I ran the tap in until 3/16" came out the other side. Then I screwed a 10M x 1.25 bolt in the hole. It went completely through by hand.

Thanks for your suggestion to measure the clearance through that little crack that I had not noticed.

While looking for a 10M tap I went to the Fastenall store I usually go to for fasteners larger than I think Ace Hardware would have. I was surprised to find a large sign on the door that said "NO INDIVIDUAL SALES - ONLY CONTRACTORS WITH ACCOUNTS". Fortunately Ace had the 10M tap.
 

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i have the ims pro series. fits well. spring can be puzzling but it takes a couple of fitting test to find how to put spring. good grip


 

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i have the ims pro series. fits well. spring can be puzzling but it takes a couple of fitting test to find how to put spring. good grip
I have the same or similar pegs. I ground the teeth on the outside tips down because sometimes when I came to a stop and put a foot down my pant legs would hang up on the teeth and I couldn't get my foot down. This could cause you to fall in front of the car in the next lane over at a multi-lane stop light.
 

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i have the ims pro series. fits well. spring can be puzzling but it takes a couple of fitting test to find how to put spring. good grip
I have the same or similar pegs. I ground the teeth on the outside tips
down because sometimes when I came to a stop and put a foot down my pant legs would hang up on the teeth and I couldn't get my foot down. This could cause you to fall in front of the car in the next lane over at a multi-lane stop light.
interesting, do you have a pic?
 

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I put a very small hex key in the crack between the sides of the mounting box and measured 1/4' clear between the back of the nut and the frame tube.

Then I used a piece of 1/8" stock and drilled the 11/32" hole recommended for the 10M x 1.25 pitch tap in it. Then I ran the tap in until 3/16" came out the other side. Then I screwed a 10M x 1.25 bolt in the hole. It went completely through by hand.

Thanks for your suggestion to measure the clearance through that little crack that I had not noticed.

While looking for a 10M tap I went to the Fastenall store I usually go to for fasteners larger than I think Ace Hardware would have. I was surprised to find a large sign on the door that said "NO INDIVIDUAL SALES - ONLY CONTRACTORS WITH ACCOUNTS". Fortunately Ace had the 10M tap.
Ace also had some 10m 1.25mm fine thread grade 10 bolts but they had 15mm hex/washer heads. The washers on the bolt heads had a slight interference with each other so, I ground one of the washers down a bit and all is well.
 
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