This will help us generate some revenue and to make it easier for you to purchase products while helping to support webBikeWorld. Allow at least 20 minutes to cure before sanding. We prefer paypal but can accept personal checks with the shipment if absolutely necessary. This was interesting on my Ninja 500 since the upper fairing is one large piece from side to side, so I had to first remove the mirrors and disconnect the turn signals and headlight. Repair work is not just a filler between custom jobs for us, it's our forte and we take great pride in our results.
The pictures must then be e-mailed to us with explanation of the damage in the e-mail. After doing your weld, grind the weld slightly flush and apply a skim coat of epoxy filler to the area. I remember seeing a list of the various plastics in one of my factory service manuals and how to repair that particular plastic. How to Install and Remove Fairing Bolts and Screws: When removing screws from fairings especially on older bikes, the fairings have been weathered and if you loosen bolts to quick it will pull paint off fairings, and then when replacing over tightening it will crack giving a hair line fracture in plastics or even worse break off a piece. The Diamondite Clear Plastic Kit is made by the clear surface care specialists. Note that advertisements for the affiliates may be placed on the product review pages. This may be important information required by some shippers.
Plastex Plastic Repair Kit Review They say there are two types of riders: those who have gone down and those who will go down. Sandpaper will cost a couple of quid all in, and sanding blocks can be had for a couple of quid. Use a Polyvance plastic cleaner to remove these contaminants. We have a 2 part process designed to ensure that you will be happy with with your purchase before your work is returned to you. Work gently until the area is flattened off. Fiberglass tape may be imbedded in the epoxy for reinforcement. I used alchohol to clean both areas and applied a substantial amount to each, waited a minute for the glue to get tacky then pushed the moulding into place, kept pressure on for a few minutes until it held.
At this time we can only produce single color vinyl decals. Once the back of the fairing is prepped, use clear packing tape and tape the front of the pieces together, being careful to line up the cracks so no gaps show. Clean off loose slag and test for strength within reason. Rub down with a rough grade paper P80 to remove the worst. A clean, clear windscreen and haze-free headlight lens enable you to see and be seen. Yep, two problems with gluing plastics.
This location is used for shipping and receiving only. Figure on an accidental drop or two, or someone backing into your motorcycle. While replacing the handle like Craig suggested is likely the best route to go, there is a glue I use for practically everything broken. Like I say, a year later, still working. Utility knife Estimates: Time: Depends on size and amount.
Even though it was chilly outside, we ended up opening a window to vent the room. Please be aware this is a residential address. Use the other side of the fairing, or its opposing panel, as a guide to shape. Storing completed parts is problematic. Soldering Iron with replaceable tips 25w range, 45-degree cone 2.
There are so many different plastics used that you kinda need to know what it is. Once the piece has been spot welded together, using the tip of the iron, cut a deep V-groove along the seam. At that point ownership of the parts is automatically forfeited and they will be sold. If the pieces are separated or not, be sure to line them up correctly. Please e-mail to schedule your repair work and to receive your quote. Sprocket Nuts Our rear sprocket nuts are made from high quality aerospace aluminum. The cloudiness results from the oxidation of the topcoat of the lens cover.
Step 1 Motorcycle plastics are often discarded because of small cracks in the fairing. While we call these 'estimates' or 'quotes' it is extremely rare that we would raise the price of a repair once a number is provided. As in over the years many customers have used similar full body kits and to find out they were striping the treads right off when tightening to torque specs, so don't be fooled by imitators! Once the Plastex was completely dry, I used a drill to cut through the hardened cloth that covered the hole where I needed to reattach the reflector. Well done, and it mirrors my experience with using Plastex as well. Last summer however I had to repair a problematic door lock, and to do that required removing the handle. From start to finish, it took me less than an afternoon to have the repair done and the fairing back on my bike.
Step 8 - File flush if needed. Body has held up to tons of abuse. As soon as they have investigated we will have your damaged parts picked up at our expense and return to us. Repairing Rigid Plastics with Two-Part Epoxies Step 1. Epoxy is also used to reinforce welded repairs. Nosecone now ready for priming.