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2014 Grizzly 700 Limited Edition

My floorboards have taken a beating from boulders over the past couple of seasons. After last weekend I now have both sides cracked and require replacement.

Where is the cheapest place online to order floorboards for a 2014? Preferably Within Canada if possible.

Also, I think I should maybe invest in some rock sliders or floorboard skid plates. I have the Yamaha OEM aluminum skids installed, but nothing underneath the floorboards. While I don't rock crawl on a regular basis, there is an annual trip that I partake in that has allot of boulders along the route (this is where most of the damage has occurred).

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I just installed the whole ricochet skid on my 2016 LE including floorboard aluminum skids and you UHMW overlay, they’re awesome pick up a pair for your floorboards.


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I just installed the whole ricochet skid on my 2016 LE including floorboard aluminum skids and you UHMW overlay, they’re awesome pick up a pair for your floorboards.


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Replacement floor boards were not that high when I upgraded my 09 to the round oil access door, like thirty bucks?, the14 floorboards are heavy made than old ones, just add the richochet floor boards, the design is different and nobody makes rock sliders anymore, the big hammer in my avatar came from doing a little shaping to get the richochet floorboards to fit to Oem skids, All of this was on here until puke bucket did there number on the pics.

If money is no object, replace all with Richochet, problem is solvable with just floorboards and BFH.
 

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I recently installed a 10 piece skid plate set from Ricochet on my 2015. I contacted Ricochet and told them I was a GC member and they gave me a discount code when I ordered them on line. You may want to give it a shot and see if you can save some money.
 

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If you have the Yamaha skids already, I’d check and see what the floorboard skids would run ya. As much as I love my ricochet skids, I imagine it would be cheaper to get the Yamaha floorboard skids than a whole new set of skids. If that’s not an option, maybe get the ricochet floorboard skids and make them work. If anything, it wouldn’t be more than a little trimming.
 
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If you have the Yamaha skids already, I’d check and see what the floorboard skids would run ya. As much as I love my ricochet skids, I imagine it would be cheaper to get the Yamaha floorboard skids than a whole new set of skids. If that’s not an option, maybe get the ricochet floorboard skids and make them work. If anything, it wouldn’t be more than a little trimming.

Does Yamaha make floor board skids now?
 

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Does Yamaha make floor board skids now?
Not sure. That’s why I said if it’s an option. Seems silly to make a complete OEM skid set and not include the floor boards but stranger things have happened. lol. Regardless, I bet the ricochet floor board skids could be made to work.
 

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Other than Richochet, Does anybody else make floor board skids?
 

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As much as I appreciate forum member comments on Ricochet skids, the a-arm kit I ordered and received was subsequently returned for full refund. Why? Protection from protruding rocks and branches yes, however (IMO) awkward mounting not utilizing OEM location points. Worse yet, dissimilar materials (bare aluminum on coated steel) will almost certainly result over time in corrosion and/or rust at friction points.

At this point, I'm much more inclined to order a full set of non-metallic HDPE skids from Iron Baltic (in Estonia). Yeah, seems odd ordering such products online from 3rd world country however their youtube videos reflect CNC manufacturing equipment with apparent consistent quality resulting. Haven't proceeded with that yet, since my own Grizz hasn't reached its 1st service interval...
 

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Yamaha does not make floorboard skids. If they did I would definitely have them :)
 

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At this point, I'm much more inclined to order a full set of non-metallic HDPE skids from Iron Baltic (in Estonia). Yeah, seems odd ordering such products online from 3rd world country however their youtube videos reflect CNC manufacturing equipment with apparent consistent quality resulting. Haven't proceeded with that yet, since my own Grizz hasn't reached its 1st service interval...[/QUOTE]

You will not be disappointed with the iron Baltic skids I had mine for 5 years wouldn't hesitate to buy them again
 

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As much as I appreciate forum member comments on Ricochet skids, the a-arm kit I ordered and received was subsequently returned for full refund. Why? Protection from protruding rocks and branches yes, however (IMO) awkward mounting not utilizing OEM location points. Worse yet, dissimilar materials (bare aluminum on coated steel) will almost certainly result over time in corrosion and/or rust at friction points.
Agreed that the Ricochets aren’t the most user friendly to put on and take off but then again, I never plan on taking them off. Not sure what the OEM points have to do with it. They ain’t fun to put on but they (mine, anyway) are solid and I have no fear of them coming loose or shifting. If they were mounted the same as the factory A-arm guards, I don’t think I’d be as confident. I agree that corrosion at friction points is inevitable but anything (including HDPE) rubbing on coated steel is eventually going to rub through the paint and result in rust.
 

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I've been very happy with the Yamaha UHMW skid plate. It was 200 on the internet
 

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Agreed that the Ricochets aren’t the most user friendly to put on and take off but then again, I never plan on taking them off. Not sure what the OEM points have to do with it. They ain’t fun to put on but they (mine, anyway) are solid and I have no fear of them coming loose or shifting. If they were mounted the same as the factory A-arm guards, I don’t think I’d be as confident. I agree that corrosion at friction points is inevitable but anything (including HDPE) rubbing on coated steel is eventually going to rub through the paint and result in rust.


Man they were a chore. But engineered very well And the mounting hardware was pretty much flawless, the only thing I had to do was open up my foot well holes a little bit. Ricochet put a lot of thought in these and with the 15% off he gave me I thought it was a pretty good deal. Plus he anodized the footwell skids for free As they were not originally part of his “visible parts” anodizing Because I’m kind of picky and I didn’t want silver sticking out the side.... at least till I wear it off LOL.


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