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Hey guys, has anyone tried the new Vortex V3 rearsets for Gen5? I'm not talking about Gen4 V2 rearsets converted for Gen5 like many people have done because Vortex didn't have Gen5 model available until fall of 2017.

From pictures and videos, they're very different to the Gen4 V2 design we're all used to. It seems to have an extra mechanism to convert it to GP shift without having to flip the shift knuckle. Has anyone tried them yet? Looking for feedback on usability and reliability.

https://www.vortexracing.com/shop/product/140335/1924/28/53/
 

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I just got a set and installed the left side this weekend.

Definitely the most complicated rear sets I've ever installed. Not in a negative way, they just have a bunch of hardware when compared to their older models.
Yes, you can run either standard or GP shift with the OEM shift sensor, no reprogramming necessary, just bolt on the additional rocker and links to convert to GP shift.

The peg adjustability is also different from their older models. Gone is the array of machined holes. Now they use 2 hole locations and a pivoting bracket that gives you different locations.

Biggest gripe is that you'll have to remove the rear sets from the chassis to make any adjustments. Not hard to do, but it's an extra inconvenience.

On the plus side, they hit the price point again, and still have the same Vortex quality and sturdiness that I've come to expect from them. I'll have the bike out on the track in 2 weeks, if I come up with any big observations, I'll post an update.
 

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Hey guys, has anyone tried the new Vortex V3 rearsets for Gen5? I'm not talking about Gen4 V2 rearsets converted for Gen5 like many people have done because Vortex didn't have Gen5 model available until fall of 2017.

From pictures and videos, they're very different to the Gen4 V2 design we're all used to. It seems to have an extra mechanism to convert it to GP shift without having to flip the shift knuckle. Has anyone tried them yet? Looking for feedback on usability and reliability.

https://www.vortexracing.com/shop/product/140335/1924/28/53/

Hey Lanister,
I just mounted mine... there's a couple threads going on it now. here's one :http://www.zx-10r.net/forum/f23/adjustable-rearsets-322386-4.html
Yes there's an extra mechanism to mount them. The instructions are nonexistant - but they supply a great diagram - you have to figure out the order as you go along.
Don't worry though... I'm not a mech wizard and I was able to do it.

here's some pictures.
 

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Hey guys, has anyone tried the new Vortex V3 rearsets for Gen5? I'm not talking about Gen4 V2 rearsets converted for Gen5 like many people have done because Vortex didn't have Gen5 model available until fall of 2017.

From pictures and videos, they're very different to the Gen4 V2 design we're all used to. It seems to have an extra mechanism to convert it to GP shift without having to flip the shift knuckle. Has anyone tried them yet? Looking for feedback on usability and reliability.

https://www.vortexracing.com/shop/product/140335/1924/28/53/
Those are junk. And I like most vortex stuff. I'm assuming g5 sets are same as g4 sets, which are most excellent.

Been there with those on other supers: boots slip off; not so with g4 sets.
 

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Hey Lanister,
I just mounted mine... there's a couple threads going on it now. here's one :http://www.zx-10r.net/forum/f23/adjustable-rearsets-322386-4.html
Yes there's an extra mechanism to mount them. The instructions are nonexistant - but they supply a great diagram - you have to figure out the order as you go along.
Don't worry though... I'm not a mech wizard and I was able to do it.

here's some pictures.
I luv that newer graves; good luck on the rearsets
 

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I have a brand new set of these vortex gen5 rearsets for sale if you're interested. They are assembled and have been mounted but never ridden on.
 
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