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Old 12-02-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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does anyone know how aftermarket fiberglass fairings hold up on normal riding, Im riding an 06 GSXR 1000
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:47 PM   #2
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You talkin about the Chinese sets?


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Old 12-02-2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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My bike went down on the right side so i brought a new set of fairings from hong kong and it turns that they are not as much of an exact fit as the company say, does anyone know how after market fiberglass fairings will hold up under normal riding and some racing
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:24 PM   #4
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I've used fiberglass fairings on my track weapons. The durability has always been dependent on the quality of the paint job. The thicker the paint layers the more sturdy the fairings will be.


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Old 12-02-2012, 11:36 PM   #5
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I've used fiberglass fairings on my track weapons. The durability has always been dependent on the quality of the paint job. The thicker the paint layers the more sturdy the fairings will be.
That's one hell of a theory. If that was the case, my track bodywork would never break.
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:43 PM   #6
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I've used fiberglass fairings on my track weapons. The durability has always been dependent on the quality of the paint job. The thicker the paint layers the more sturdy the fairings will be.


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Old 12-03-2012, 06:10 AM   #7
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:46 AM   #8
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That's one hell of a theory. If that was the case, my track bodywork would never break.
Not sayin it won't break smart guy. Lol. Everyone knows the fiberglass fairings are reeeeally flimsy. A quality paint job gives them alot more backbone. Without enough layers of paint his bike would look like it was waving at everyone as it went down the street.


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Old 12-03-2012, 06:55 AM   #9
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Not sayin it won't break smart guy. Lol. Everyone knows the fiberglass fairings are reeeeally flimsy. A quality paint job gives them alot more backbone. Without enough layers of paint his bike would look like it was waving at everyone as it went down the street.
And I thought it was the number of fiberglass layers they are made off. Damn, I need to paint my fairings asap.
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:09 PM   #10
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Not sayin it won't break smart guy. Lol. Everyone knows the fiberglass fairings are reeeeally flimsy. A quality paint job gives them alot more backbone. Without enough layers of paint his bike would look like it was waving at everyone as it went down the street.


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Or they are "flimsy" so that they flex in a crash instead of exploding
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Old 12-03-2012, 02:12 PM   #11
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Not sayin it won't break smart guy. Lol. Everyone knows the fiberglass fairings are reeeeally flimsy. A quality paint job gives them alot more backbone. Without enough layers of paint his bike would look like it was waving at everyone as it went down the street.


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What?

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Old 12-03-2012, 06:15 PM   #12
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Okey dokey......... I will bow out gracefully from this one. I realize my post left the the door wiiiiiide open for the responses I received.

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Old 12-03-2012, 06:32 PM   #13
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Your responses were just plain wrong and moronic.

The paint does.NOT add any usable rigidity to the bodywork.

Mounting it properly does.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:32 PM   #14
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does anyone know how aftermarket fiberglass fairings hold up on normal riding, Im riding an 06 GSXR 1000
So think about your question for a minute. Corvettes bodies were are made from fiberglass granted they are thicker but they hold up great also boats for that matter . A lot of race bike use fiberglass . It's cheaper than Carbon fiber and easy to fix . I have a fiberglass tail section on my bike instead of the stock plastic and it fine . Eventually I plan on replacing my upper and lowers with Sharkskinz street glass . My right side lower got cracked from when I was hit by a dog a couple of years ago. I fiberglassed the inside of the fairing until I can replace them.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:40 PM   #15
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Not sayin it won't break smart guy. Lol. Everyone knows the fiberglass fairings are reeeeally flimsy. A quality paint job gives them alot more backbone. Without enough layers of paint his bike would look like it was waving at everyone as it went down the street.


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