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OMR Performance Fender Eliminator

Hi guys, I just bought and installed this fender eliminator and thought I would share my experience.
I got this from Olson Performance (OMR Performance) for ~$220 shipped. It includes the license plate holder, the bracket that fits under the passenger pegs, some miscellaneous hardware, and a plastic piece that covers the opening left by removing the factory fender. It didn't come with any instructions, but if you mananged to remove all the factory parts, this is not hard to figure out. I was able to find instructions online for removing the factory fender and passenger pegs.

Pictures are attached.

Things I learned during this install:

1. The two cap screws closest to the seat that hold the fender (and after, the block off plate) are pretty deep in the bike and you need a very long 4mm hex key that is 4mm for its entire length in order for it to fit in the opening in the fairings. I bought a long T-handle set from Lowe's made by Kobalt.

2. Sounds stupid, but DO NOT drop either of the front two passenger peg bolts. Luckily mine landed where I could just barely see it in the exhaust hanger and I was able to retrieve it with a magnetic pick-up tool.

3. The license plate light needs to be removed from the factory fender and installs with two supplied socket head cap screws. The light goes on the bottom face of the bracket, and the cap screws go down through the top of the bracket into the plate light. I bent the license plate light mounting tab down at a slight angle so that the head of the cap screws didn't touch the subframe. I couldn't see if they were actually touching, but they were so close I just wanted a little safety factor.

4. Factory turn signal connectors: DX is right ("destra") and SX is left ("sinistra")

5. Route all of the wires before bolting everything down. Run all of the wires coming from the kit into the bike directly above the plate and don't have them exit again until the openings that will be under the block off plate. If you don't, the block off won't go on flush and will probably pinch the wires.

6. Test everything before you bolt anything down.

Things I like about the kit:



1. The turn signals are extremely bright, don't change the flash rate (that I notice), disappear when they aren't on, and are arrow shaped. I also like that they are a larger distance from the brake light than other kits. In my opinion, this greatly enhances their visibility.

2. All connectors are plug and play to the factory connectors; all the wires are long enough.

3. Reuses the factory license plate light.

4. The block off plate uses the factory fender screws, looks pretty good and has enough internal volume to manage all the wires and connectors.

5. Everything is pretty rugged. The plate that goes between the subframe and passenger pegs is steel and the license plate holder appears to be aluminum. All coated black.

6. Besides tweaking the license plate light down a little for clearance, I had zero fitment issues.

Minor Criticisms:

1. The wires coming from the turn signals weren't labeled positive and negative that I could see. They have a "banana plug" connectors that connect them to the factory style connector. Seems excessive, but it actually makes it easier to route the wires as these are smaller than the factory connectors. So if you plug them in and the light doesn't blink, just flip the banana plugs. Don't connector the factory adapter to the banana plug until you get everything routed.

2. Some people won't like that they're aren't instructions.

Thanks for reading!
 

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Much better than the stock tail. Looks good! Those turn signals are blinding.
 

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LOVE the look of this kit. Love that it keeps the tail clean! Great find!
 

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That's awesome! Glad to see a new fender eliminator for a Panigale.
 

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Looks really good, hmm wondering if I should throw down on this, I bought my bike and it already had rizoma tail tidy - but really isn't the best looking,
The omr kit however looks great and I also like the fact that the indicators are also integrated into the plate
 

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Have you had any problems with the wires/signals being so close to the pipes?
I can't speak for JesseC92, but I've had my OMR for over 500 miles now, and I've not had any problems with the wires/signals
close to the exhaust. Zero issues.
 

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I'm curious-how is the wire management with this? Is it just exposed and tucked in somehow? I can't seem to find instructions or any up-close pics to see how it's all tucked away and I'm curious...
 

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I'll see if I can get close-up pics this weekend and post them. almost all the wires are un-exposed to the elements except for the wires that connect directly to the led turn signals. I was a little leery about how the'y do, but so far, so good.
 

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I'll see if I can get close-up pics this weekend and post them. almost all the wires are un-exposed to the elements except for the wires that connect directly to the led turn signals. I was a little leery about how the'y do, but so far, so good.
Sweet! NO worries if not. I ended up just getting the Motobox unit. A bit pricey but it's legit and I kinda love the line signals after installing the NRC unit (which is total crap).
 

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You're in SF actual, or the area? I'm out in Contra Costa county, we can always set up a time for you to see in person!

Also, congrats on the 959. Good choice.
 

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You're in SF actual, or the area? I'm out in Contra Costa county, we can always set up a time for you to see in person!

Also, congrats on the 959. Good choice.
Thanks! Yeah that'd be coo. Are you part of the BADOC crew? I'll prob ride out to the next meet.
 

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I was contemplating getting this kit but I did not like the placement of the license plate. Wouldn't this be a problem with law enforcement? I mean the license plate is not really visible.
 

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I was contemplating getting this kit but I did not like the placement of the license plate. Wouldn't this be a problem with law enforcement? I mean the license plate is not really visible.
For what it's worth, the pics can be a little deceiving. In person, the plate is still very visible from the behind. I let my friend ride it, and while riding behind: the plate is well lit (uses the OEM license plate light!), and sits at an angle that can be seen easily by other cars. I don't think Law Enforcement would have an issue seeing or reading the plate, even at night.

That said, I'm not a L.E.O, so take it with a grain of salt.
@motosamurai: you're in SJ? I live in Antioch, work in Dublin. I'd be happy to meet up and let you see in person!
 

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For what it's worth, the pics can be a little deceiving. In person, the plate is still very visible from the behind. I let my friend ride it, and while riding behind: the plate is well lit (uses the OEM license plate light!), and sits at an angle that can be seen easily by other cars. I don't think Law Enforcement would have an issue seeing or reading the plate, even at night.

That said, I'm not a L.E.O, so take it with a grain of salt.

@motosamurai: you're in SJ? I live in Antioch, work in Dublin. I'd be happy to meet up and let you see in person!
Yes I live in SJ and commute to city twice a week. I would definitely love to see the kit in action. Perhaps we can meet up in Fremont.
 

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Heres the install on my 18' 959. I pulled the passenger pegs which brought the exhaust cowl up much higher. Exhaust pipe is 1" away, hopefully the paper plates don't catch fire lol. I didnt pull right bike's right side fairing, didn't want to mess with the lock cable. Left side did come off and it was very easy to route all the wiring. They are plug and play, the connectors need a heat gun for proper install. I spent more time taking the bike apart and getting the tail light out than installing/routing the kit. LED's are bright as **** too well worth the money. Had a problem with paypal and Olson hooked it up with 2 day shipping.
 

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