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Is there a seller for road fiberglass fairing for a gen 1 ('05)?
My ABS fairings are craking after a couple of years only (even OEM).
 

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No. Fiberglass fairings are for racing use so they can be patched up and repaired easily when the race bike crashes. Which is expected more frequently than a street bike. They typically are built without openings for headlights/taillights, mount differently, and come unpainted.
 

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No. Fiberglass fairings are for racing use so they can be patched up and repaired easily when the race bike crashes. Which is expected more frequently than a street bike. They typically are built without openings for headlights/taillights, mount differently, and come unpainted.
It would be nice to be able to patch a road fairing too. I still don't understand why manufacturer are still using ABS.
 

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I still don't understand why manufacturer are still using ABS.
It's cheaper, easier to produce, lighter weight, easier to paint, more uniform, and there's a bigger market for replacement parts. You don't get any of that with fiberglass other than the ease of repair.
 

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sharkskinz used to do their bodywork with a street version, and yes you can source street fiberglass from japan still... nothing is cheap though.
 
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