Tandem Twin fairing options

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Tandem Twin fairing options

Post by Cexley » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:01 pm

Hi All. I was wondering if anyone out there has ever fitted a full fairing to their tandem twin for track days and/or alternatives to damaging the unavailable originals. I seem to recall seeing a JDM KR250 Tandem with a KR1 full fairing fitted on a track KR250A. Has anyone tried this mod, or know of a full fairing that is a relatively easy swap and retains the narrow lines of the original bike. Maybe the fairings off the later narrower V twin TZR, RGV & NSR 250’s?
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Re: Tandem Twin fairing options

Post by JanBros » Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:57 pm

any fairing can be made to fit, it just depends on your skill's ;-)
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Re: Tandem Twin fairing options

Post by James P » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:34 am

Cexley wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:01 pm
Hi All. I was wondering if anyone out there has ever fitted a full fairing to their tandem twin for track days and/or alternatives to damaging the unavailable originals.
Forum member Pepsi fitted a top fairing from an FZR400: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=12897&p=91925&hilit=fzr#p91925, which I thought looked great. Otherwise, look for a type which you like and is plentiful and affordable. If you don't mind making adaptor brackets etc., it is likely that most fairings from similar size bikes of the 1980s and 1990s would fit.

Let us know what you end up with!

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Re: Tandem Twin fairing options

Post by StrokerBoy » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:41 am

Fairing and seat unit are both modified h***a RS250 :

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Don't know what this one is :

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As James said, you can make anything fit if you want it badly enough. Something slimmer would suit the tandem-twin best.
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Re: Tandem Twin fairing options

Post by Cexley » Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:47 pm

Thanks for all the responses. Both those KR250’s look excellent with full fairings. Interestingly, they both have seriously modified rear suspension set ups. Have they scrapped the underslung shock and swing arm arrangements?

I’ve been looking at the original KR250/350 factory racer fairings and trying to look for a similar match. Early TZ125 racers had a similar pinched lower front where the front pipe routes, so I’ll track down some measurements off the TZ fairing to see if it would make a suitable donor. I’ll keep you posted. Thanks again.
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KR1 Project - Sold
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TZR250R 3XV V-Twin - Road & Track
TDR250 - Road & Track
XTZ850 Super Ten Dakar Sonauto Rep - Sold

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