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Trophy Trophy 3 & 4 - for all 900 and 1200cc models 1991- 2004

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Old 11-10-2012, 11:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Trophy Fairing Material

What material are the fairings, side covers etc. made of?

I know we refer to them as "plastic" but is it realy plastic or is it fibreglass.

I need to make some cosmetic repairs as I lay my bike down trying to get up onto the sidwalk and scratched the fairing.

What materials are suitable for these repairs?

I'm not a stranger to repairs with fibreglass but can't make out the fairing material.

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Old 11-10-2012, 03:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Foothillryder,

So I'll use "Plastic Padding & Hardener" to effect my repairs instead of fibreglass.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You can buy ABS glue at hardware stores and fix breaks and cracks. I've even ground up a piece of ABS pipe and mixed it with the glue to fill deep scratches. The glue bonds by melting the plastic.

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Old 11-13-2012, 03:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks Trophy 1298,

Over here in Bulgaria (behind the old iron curtain) our harware stores are not geared up for special materials and equipment so when I ask for a spicific material like ABS glue for my motorcycle fairing repairs ..... they go HUH !!

ABS plastic glue? Is that the same as the stuff used to glue/"weld" plastic drainage piping together?

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