Rails 13 vs 14 Difference

Turblue

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I bought a used 2014 Yamaha viper xtx that was long tracked to 162 with cat rails. I have one that’s starting to crack , so trying to figure out what year they are and if there’s difference. Need to order one.
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2014 and 2015 rails are slightly shorter than 12/13 rails to account for the skid being mounted further back in the chassis. 2016+ cat rails are totally different profile and require more part swaps. Yamaha was first to use the new profile in 2015 I think.
 

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Wrong scratchers installed or not installed in that hole caused that problem. Short end of scratcher spring goes in that hole not above it. Those rails look like the 12-13 profile to me. JMO
 
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