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I was going to work in the morning a couple of weeks ago, and was following someone from work (by coincidence) maybe a little close. Anyway she was driving and drove over a chunk of lead pipe. I saw it at the last second and hit it with my front tire. The pipe bouced out and hit my bottom right fairing leaving a scratch 5" long and a crack 2" tall!! :mad: Are there any products, maybe similar to a bondo, to repair it?
 

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it might be easier to just get a new bottom fairing i would check on here or ebay. because after you fix it with epoxy or bondo your still gonna have to get it repainted.
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Just get a used fairing off ebay. Its gonna cost less in the long run after you get your current fairing painted. Oh ya, if you have a complicated color like candy red then forget trying to color match the paint and blend everything in.
 

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Me and my dad are painting my bike charcoal gray, im getting him to paint it because he restores tractors on our farm anywho i had a few deep scratches on my fairings an i just used puddy that he had in the shop and slapped it on let it dry and wet sanded it with 600 -1000 grit sandpaper you cant even tell there was a scratch.
 

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sweet ive been looking for this thread for about 3 months...so what kind of putty is it? plastic repair? and then wet sand it with 600-1000 grit, then spray and enjoy?im doing flat black so i dont think it should be so hard to hide it ...right?
 

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Not Hard at all...Just go to the Parts store like scooter said. I have used a two part, or they sell a premixed tube of plastic repair. Just make sure and sand the area around the damage really good with 80-120 grit to give it a good surface to bite to. To ensure a proper repair i always spray some plastic adhesion promoter right before you apply the repair. This will prevent it from chipping out if the panel were to flex. If the crack goes all the way throught the back side of the panel then you would want to prep and repair both sides. Finish by block sanding it smooth until you are ready for some primer. High build primer will cover imperfections and you can even wet sand primer with 600 grit to get rid of the orange peel before you top coat. Shoot me a Pm if you have any specific questions.
 

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Not Hard at all...Just go to the Parts store like scooter said. I have used a two part, or they sell a premixed tube of plastic repair. Just make sure and sand the area around the damage really good with 80-120 grit to give it a good surface to bite to. To ensure a proper repair i always spray some plastic adhesion promoter right before you apply the repair. This will prevent it from chipping out if the panel were to flex. If the crack goes all the way throught the back side of the panel then you would want to prep and repair both sides. Finish by block sanding it smooth until you are ready for some primer. High build primer will cover imperfections and you can even wet sand primer with 600 grit to get rid of the orange peel before you top coat. Shoot me a Pm if you have any specific questions.
Sweet man ill let you know ...thanks
 
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