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I'm mostly done installing the New Rage Cycles undertail kit. I ran into a few snags. I posted a few pictures.

1. The bolt and nut that are used to connect the bolt adaptor plate to the license plate really are not good for this use. It says that the bolt is a flathead screw. But it's a torx head. And it's quite long. I can get the nut on the bolt. But I can't tighten it down enough. I'm going to pick up a couple bolt/nuts from my local hardware store that will work better.
2. For the electrical connections, I have 2/3 of them connected. The white connection was easy. But for the black connectors (left and right turn signal), I think I got one of them connected by luck. For the other one I can't figure out the trick. I'm assuming that you have to push down the tab and/or force it so that they will slide together. Are there any pro tips?
 

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Wish i could help, but i have no knowledge at all for this. Luckily for me, the dealer said they would install it for free for me. Everything else looks really nice though!

Btw did you get the kit with the updated bolt for the 959?
 

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Figured it out with Justin's (from NRC) help

Wish i could help, but i have no knowledge at all for this. Luckily for me, the dealer said they would install it for free for me. Everything else looks really nice though!

Btw did you get the kit with the updated bolt for the 959?
I figured it out (with Justin's help) and got the kit installed now. For the electrical connectors, Justin pointed out that sometimes the pins inside get pushed down when you try to connect them. So, I used a tiny screwdriver to gently push them up towards the middle and got them to connect.

For the screws, I was being stupid. Justin pointed out that you can use a flathead screwdriver on them (instead of the torx). When I used the flathead, I got it to work. I'll chalk up my mistake to the fact that it was almost midnight and I was frustrated because one of the hex head bolts that I need to remove to install the passenger foot pegs is rounded out. I'm going to need to go to the dealer to get that taken out.
 

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BTW, Justin is the owner of NRC. He responded to my email very quickly and was very helpful. It's refreshing to get really good customer service like that.
 

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This undertail kit is on my list of goodies to buy. Thank you for posting and letting us know what to look out for.
 

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NRC is the best one I could find, install was a breeze although had to run the wires differently. Not legal in CA, but who cares lol
 

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I'm curious why it's not legal in California...
 

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That's why stock they never have the clean undertail. Gotta love California for that! If I lived in California I'd still put the undertail on also...
 

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I doubt any of us will have trouble in California with this kit. My car looks like this;



100% not legal in California. No issues.
 

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don't know guys but IMHO that fender eliminators looks like ***... The blinker assembly looks out of place and like it was a second thought when it was engineered. To each their own and I don't mean to pee in anyones corn flakes but it looks out of place...


I went with the werks kit... Spoke to the dealer and he said that even though the sub frames are different from the 899/1199 to the 959/1299 that the OEM tag assemble was still the same mounting pattern. Now the Werks also has a gap in engineering with what they give you as blinkers. They want you to install them in the vents which you HAVE TO BE NUTS TO DO!!!! not a chance... So I'm going with their integrated tail light, not that I use blinkers anyway but what the heck... the kit gives that *** the proper clean look that he deserves..
 

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I like the one I put on the wife's 959. I have the signal strips lined up right under the edge of the brake lights. Admittedly the integrated tail light would be awesome but I dont have any regrets.
 

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Maybe I got the outdated kit that wasn't right for the 959 but the long bolt that goes through the same hole as the wires was very short... with the help of another person, I was able to to get enough threads to begin to engage the nylon but not by a lot and it was a real PIA. It didn't go nearly as smooth as the video posted by the Motodutchman at all. I had to to pull the double sided tape covers prior to getting the bolt/nut on. Frankly, for the price, I wasn't impressed. I also wasn't really impressed with the NRC rear view mirror block off plate/ turn signal kit. For the money, by far the best thing I've invested in where the ARG Arrow mirrors.

These were all on a 959, and I'll post my personal feedback in separate threads so others can see different consumer's feed back.
 

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Maybe I got the outdated kit that wasn't right for the 959 but the long bolt that goes through the same hole as the wires was very short... with the help of another person, I was able to to get enough threads to begin to engage the nylon but not by a lot and it was a real PIA. It didn't go nearly as smooth as the video posted by the Motodutchman at all. I had to to pull the double sided tape covers prior to getting the bolt/nut on. Frankly, for the price, I wasn't impressed. I also wasn't really impressed with the NRC rear view mirror block off plate/ turn signal kit. For the money, by far the best thing I've invested in where the ARG Arrow mirrors.

These were all on a 959, and I'll post my personal feedback in separate threads so others can see different consumer's feed back.
Where did you purchase yours from?
 

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My local Ducati dealership.
Might want to contact NRC directly, they usually stand behind what they sell and could help out with any issues which you might be having, or even quality concerns which you might have.
 

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Might want to contact NRC directly, they usually stand behind what they sell and could help out with any issues which you might be having, or even quality concerns which you might have.


I got mine installed a couple days ago and I think this kit looks fantastic. It gives the bike a very clean look. It also wasn't too bad to install. The hardest part I would have to say is installing the 2 bolts for the license plate with the rear passenger foot pegs installed. Getting a tool in there was terrible if not almost impossible.

The turn signal and license plate led part was very easy and all plugs snapped in perfectly fine.

I end up using an Allen wrench and then turning the Allen wrench with a small wrench to tighten the screws. That made a big difference because it was impossible to turn the Allen wrench by hand.


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I got mine installed a couple days ago and I think this kit looks fantastic. It gives the bike a very clean look. It also wasn't too bad to install. The hardest part I would have to say is installing the 2 bolts for the license plate with the rear passenger foot pegs installed. Getting a tool in there was terrible if not almost impossible.

The turn signal and license plate led part was very easy and all plugs snapped in perfectly fine.

I end up using an Allen wrench and then turning the Allen wrench with a small wrench to tighten the screws. That made a big difference because it was impossible to turn the Allen wrench by hand.


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That is the worst part about them, also the bolts holes on the license plate are really tight, so I can see why some people would hesitate, you really have to force those license plate bracket bolts through, and at the right angle too.
 
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