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New fairings - Need opinions

Discussion in 'Modifications and Projects' at netrider.net.au started by gsxrjames, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Hi guys . I need some opinions on my latest purchase.


    I picked a up an used after market corona fairing. It has a few marks but is generally in pretty good condition, plus it was a bargain. The colour is slightly different to my tank but I think I can pull it off. If I get it on and find it’s not quite right I’ll use it as a track fairing or just keep it as a spare.
    The front panel near the head light has half a sticker removed (ill cover it with another), tail has a slight crack but other than that its all sweet.



    The set
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    The original.
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    With the Corona
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    Is the colour difference that bad???
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    Scratches on the right side of the original after a low speed drop. Not that bad but I was thinking about getting it sprayed.
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    So what do you think? Original or aftermarket? Be brutal (it was cheap). :D
    I think the new set looks really nice. Just not sure about the tank colour. I’ll post more pics when I actually get it on (need a few bolts)

    Thanks
     
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  2. Original. I've developed a thing for gsxrs of late and can't help but think you've ruined it.

    :/
     
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  3. pfft ruined? It only takes an hour and its back to stock.
    I love the look of the original yellow but after a few years you do start to get over it.
    It'll be like trying a new pair of shoes for a week :)
    Keep in mind I only put one piece on... Once properly on it should look something like this
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    With a white tail...
     
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  4. Who cares what people think. Its your bike. Do what you want to it. people tell me that they hate the things I did to my bike, and others say they love it. I dont care anymore, I just do what I want.
     
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  5. ^^ I agree with you. The problem is I like both. The original is awesome but there’s something appealing about having something different. I’ll put it all on on Saturday and look at it for a few hours, then decide.
     
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  6. Do you have the corona singlet to go with it?
     
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  7. It looks fine, a punter wouldnt know its not supposed to look like that..
     
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  8. Can you ride holding a corona in your left hand and just clutchless shift around the cbd?
     
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  9. The original mate
     
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  10. The new one would be good if someone hadn't put advertising stickers all over it. Can you scrape them off without damaging the paint?
     
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  11. It looks fine IMO, the end result is a surprisingly subtle difference, it's different but not substantially enough to upset her looks.
     
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