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Has anyone figured out a way to strengthen the mounting system for the Grizzly's floorboards, where the bottom of the plastic floorboard mounts to the steel floorboard supports? The OEM plastic floorboard only has a thin plastic washer like piece that a bolt goes through to hold the floorboard to the metal floorboard support, and that is unbelieveably flimsy if you ask me. All it takes is getting hung up in the rocks one time, with the weight of the grizzy being supported by the floorboard, and the floorboard is simply pushed up and off of the metal floorboard support, breaking that flimsy plastic washer like piece that holds it in place. There has to be a stronger way to mount these plastic floorboards on, ... thanks.

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I have had the same problem and the same question...

From taking my floorboard off so many times, it looks to me like one possible way to correct this is to bolt some aluminum or steel strips under the board, to the board, across where the current holes/washer things are, and then put the mounting bolts through the strips into the frame mounts.

As it is right now, my right floorboard is held on by only one of the mounts. The other three have broken. JB Weld doesn't hold very well.

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Both of my floorboards are held on by only one bolt, thanks to the plastic breaking around the other bolts. Kind of a dumb design if you ask me.
 

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check my prfile there i have fotos and drawing of how i mounted my floorboards.

and with the "peggs" that i made the r rock solid!
 

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I have seen where someone took square 1" x 1" tube and it fits inside the plastic channel under the floorboard. Run it from front to rear and weld it in place to the stock supports. He notched the channel to fit over the existing support then welded flat stock onto the bottom of the channel to stiffen it back up. Seemed to work for him.
 

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i have seen that too somone at ATV-time did it.

But i think the exsisting supports r made from very thin metal, and it takes 15min to make the ones that i made, and since i mounted the belly plastic with the same bolts this was the best way to do it.
 

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hey Gulfi was wondering if you got any detailed measurements of your skid plate design if so was wondering if you could PM me some blue prints if you got them and also your ideas on footpegs reinforcement as I broke mine this weekend it seems, thanks
 

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One quick fix that has lasted very long and worked really well is..

1 large flat washers and 6 roofing washers (rubber one side metal the other) per hole in each floor board.(4 per board)

I also raised the metal teath on the ploor board wth a "nut" so my boots could grip better!

Take a look at this lion photo and you can see the 4 big washers!

PS also check the old post on this at http://www.grizzlyowners.com/index.cfm?action=thread&catid=58&topid=211&thrid=11114
 

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VERY cool pic Beast!!!

hey, I have the same sticker on my Honda that you have on the side of your Grizz except it says "rice inside", I love it being a computer geek but most people dont get it!
 
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