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So, for my 99 R6, I have a couple things I'd like to do. First being moving the ignition somewhere other than the front of the triple clamp. How hard is it to do this?

Next, I'd like to look into getting a shorter exhaust. Is there any companies in specific who make one made for my bike? Or would I have to modify one to fit?

Finally, I'd like to mount my speedo a bit more solidly, what's the best way to do this? I'll ideally be getting a new one over the winter, but for the time being, I'd like to have a nice bracket made and get it looking a bit less sketchy. Are there any resources I can reference for this?

Sorry if I should have used the search first, but this way I won't have to dig through a ton of threads to get the most specific answer possible.
 

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So, for my 99 R6, I have a couple things I'd like to do. First being moving the ignition somewhere other than the front of the triple clamp. How hard is it to do this? Difficulty is relative to your fabrication skills. I would say it is somewhat easy. You might need to lengthen wires depending on where you want to put it. You will lose your steering lock. Find a place to put it and then fab up a bracket out of aluminum to hold it there.

Next, I'd like to look into getting a shorter exhaust. Is there any companies in specific who make one made for my bike? Or would I have to modify one to fit? There are probably companies out there that make an exhaust for your bike. Or you could find a used slip on from another bike and chop it down to your liking and fab it to fit.

Finally, I'd like to mount my speedo a bit more solidly, what's the best way to do this? I'll ideally be getting a new one over the winter, but for the time being, I'd like to have a nice bracket made and get it looking a bit less sketchy. Are there any resources I can reference for this? You probably won't find a premade bracket for this. A piece of aluminum bent to shaped and drilled for screws would probably suffice.

Sorry if I should have used the search first, but this way I won't have to dig through a ton of threads to get the most specific answer possible.
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Thanks! My dad has access to a machine shop where he works and the sky is pretty much the limit for him. I guess I'll have to ask him to make the brackets after I figure out exactly what I want out of them.

I have searched the Internet for an exhaust, but I haven't had any real luck for finding one that's specific to the year of my bike. I suppose I'll have to fab something up for that too then.
 

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Thanks Decepticon! Shortening the exhaust sure beats the hell out of paying for a new one. I did previously lurk through the thread on relocating the ignition, I was just curious to know how much work would go into doing it. I'm pretty sure this is all stuff that I will be able to do myself no problem.
 

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drilling the bolt head should be the hardest part. I was able to do this on my bike without having to remove the top triple. ymmv
the sub harness that is attached to the ignition should be long enough to be able to relocate without having to cut and splice wires. the creative bit is finding a suitable location
 
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