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Old 12-15-2006, 09:12 AM   #1
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Plastic or Fiberglass ??

Wut up fools !!!! I need to replace all my fairings on my 99 CBR 600 F4 due to me wrecking at 130mph in Brookshire a couple weeks ago. :BangHead: :BangHead: I was just wondering on what type of fairings I should go with, plastic or fiberglass ??. I know fiberglass is the cheaper way to go but it's one of those things where "ya get what ya pay for right".

I have a aftermarket fiberglass front bumper on my truck and noticed the paint chipping all the time from rocks and pebbles bouncing off it. I don't want this to be the case with the bike though. Does this always happen when fiberglass is painted or is it just me ? What do yall think ????
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Old 12-15-2006, 09:57 AM   #2
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Old 12-15-2006, 06:40 PM   #3
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Anybody else got any suggestions on this ????
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Do you think your cool cuz you can tell everyone you crashed at 130mph? hmm...go for plastic. fiberglass sucks..
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abs plastic for street, fiber glass for track or stunt bike
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Old 12-15-2006, 08:30 PM   #6
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Plastic, make sure that you buy oem plastic because aftermarket parts never fits right. Same goes for fiberglass. Cheap labor = cheap parts.
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Old 12-15-2006, 08:46 PM   #7
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Old 12-15-2006, 09:54 PM   #8
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abs plastic for street, fiber glass for track or stunt bike
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Plastic is better for street use, less sensitive to cracking from vibration, and will mount up easier.
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