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Alternative fairing

Post by buzinc » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:29 am

As the title says! As we know finding good fairing is difficult, freshly broken is perhaps repairable. My fairing has been down the road by lots of previous owners, and has wire mesh and filler like a 70s ford escort!

So what alternative fairings are folk using? Are they plastic or fiberglass, post some pics of your work.

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by Luders » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:42 am

I've used Aprilia RS, Yamaha TZ, h***a RS and TSR fairings over the years, but getting an aftermarket fibreglass fairing for a KR-1S is not difficult or expensive.

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by buzinc » Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:30 am

"but getting an aftermarket fibreglass fairing for a KR-1S is not difficult or expensive."
Ah, but I have a fiberglass fairing and the fiberglass/quality is very inconsistent. I have looked at,

http://www.bbplastics.co.uk/Shop/Fairin ... -KR1S.html

as this company is local to me, but they would have to make up a kr1 fairing. The question is would it be better than what I already have?
I would imagine there must be a few people on the forum that are in the same position as me, ie aftermarket fiberglass or plastic from another make.
What I would like to see is; the best place for fiberglass kr1 reproduction is . . . . .
The best (easy to mod) attractive alternative is . . . . . and whether its is oem plastic or fiberglass.

ps smashing looking bike you are building Mr L

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by Luders » Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:48 am

There was someone here that was looking at making quality plastic replica fairings for the KR-1S some time ago, but a) I don't remember who it was and b) I've not heard anything else about it recently.

I'll try searching topics and see if I can find anything

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by buzinc » Thu Oct 09, 2014 11:56 am

It was this fellow here

http://www.taffmoto.co.uk/store.html?pa ... 6&vmcchk=1

But no plastic for kr1 yet!

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by Luders » Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:36 pm

It might be yes

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Re: Alternative fairing

Post by SP_BOTT » Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:55 am

Im afraid Taffmoto has gone pearshaped, due to supplier issues I think

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