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Mounting Instructions

  • Do not drill the mounting holes before inspecting the parts. Once you drill the holes, they cannot be returned! For more instructions, please read below:

  • DC Plastics manufactures vacuum formed replica plastic parts. They are made as close to the factory OEM parts as possible. Please do not expect the same sharp lines and perfect fitting pieces like the injection molded original parts. The team is constantly updating molds and making parts fit better.

  • Before installing your parts, please verify that you have ordered the correct parts for your make and model bike. Most parts are model specific.

  • Some plastic products that are produced by DC Plastics do not come pre-drilled due to the variation in mounting hole locations on each individual vintage motocross bike. In order to get the proper fit on your motorcycle, please measure the mounting holes before drilling each hole. Do not drill each hole in the center of the mounting eyelet. In most cases, the holes will not be drilled directly in the middle.

  • Make sure that you drill your holes and get everything lined up BEFORE you install your decals. We will not refund any decals that were applied if you decide that you do not like the plastic or fitment.

  • All items have a coat of Armor All applied before they are packaged. If you are going to install decals, the plastic will need to be cleaned with a degreaser such as mineral spirits, brake cleaner, etc.

  • Vacuum formed headlight holders and enduro style rear fenders will take a bit of work to get them to fit properly. Due to the vacuum forming process, many of the tabs, nuts and mounts cannot be molded into or on the underside of the part. If you are stumped and cannot find a way to make the part work, please give DC a call or email.

  • Some panels and fenders require the use of spacers behind the mounting eyelet. Due to the molding process, they are unable to make some of the mounts as deep as the original parts. To achieve the same mounting position, you will need to use spacers behind the part.

  • Plastic will warp during shipping. If the parts are shuffled into an awkward position, please note that you will have to bend them back into the correct shape. The parts can be bent and tweaked as needed. You will not break them by doing this. Use light heat from a hair dryer or heat gun to assist.

  • When installing a panel that is close to the exhaust on a bike make sure that there is at least ½” clearance between the pipe and panel. If the panel touches your pipe or heat wrap on the pipe, it will melt. You will most likely have to use washers or spacers to get enough clearance.

  • We recommend using flanged washers where applicable for mounting plastic. Please note not all parts have enough room to fit a flanged washer. It will prolong the life of your plastic.