How to fix motorcycle fairings

Can you repair motorcycle fairings?

Motorcycle fairings are often discarded because of small cracks in the motorbike fairing. Replacement fairings may not be available or they may be too expensive. We will recreate the missing piece on this side so that it matches the piece on the opposite side. Clean the damaged area.

How do you repair fiberglass motorcycle fairings?

First, clean the area again. Then, cut out pieces of fiberglass mat or cloth (mat is slightly stronger but cloth is easier to work with) in the shape desired. Then mix the fiberglass resin with the catalyst as per the instructions on the box. One or two ounces is all that is needed for most repairs.

What do fairings do on a motorcycle?

A motorcycle fairing is a shell placed over the frame of some motorcycles, especially racing motorcycles and sport bikes, with the primary purpose to reduce air drag.

How do you fix missing plastic?

Use putty epoxy made for plastic to repair chunks and large pieces of missing plastic. Use the molding putty epoxy kind that you can mold by hand and use enough epoxy to cover the size of the missing piece. Once the putty is molded and activated, shape it into the missing section, and attach.

Can you repair plastic with fiberglass?

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Fiberglass is commonly used for repairs or reinforcement on materials such as plastic, wood, metal, and even Styrofoam. Fiberglass will bond to almost any surface as long as the surface is properly prepared and scuffed.

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