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Bluetooth / Stem Yoke

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Hi,

I’m after some help, I’ve just picked up a 2006 Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R 636 and I was wondering if
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you can remove the Stem bolt (middle bolt on the Yoke) to insert a Quadlock mount for the phone?

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks
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Usually that gold colored nut I think you’re referring to just holds down the top triple clamp. The steering stem itself is held in place with nuts underneath.
I suppose you could get a thin gauge metal bracket that fits underneath it if there’s enough threads but there’s a lot of vibration there. It’s probably not the best place for a mount if vibration is a concern.
What's under that gold cap?
There’s just a thin washer with probably 1/4 inch of steering stem threads showing. Then you’re looking down the hollow stem. The stem locking nuts are under the triple.
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That gold stem nut has is there to hold the top triple down on top of the stem. It may be an aftermarket nut but it still has a job to do. If you were to remove both forks, that nut is the only thing securing the top triple in place.
I believe I have seen mounts built into that nut. While riding on the highway, I have reached down and touched that point on the bike and was surprised how much vibration was there. It felt like a jackhammer, at least on a couple of bikes. I’ve heard excessive vibration ruins iPhone cameras.
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