fairings for a 1st gen?

Aaron Turner synfinatic at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 07:51:09 PST 2011

Thanks everyone for the feedback.  Ended up ordering some Armor Bodies
from Jeff Viets.

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 7:15 AM, KC Gager <kc at brgracing.com> wrote:
> When Hotbodies first came out, the staff was absolute crap. We would charge
> two extra hours to get the stuff to fit properly. Now, Frederik has worked
> out a deal with Hotbodies to try their "new and improved bodywork"
> it's supposed to be here sometime this week, so hopefully next week. I can
> give a report on how it goes. The stuff got a great price, but my God trying
> to work with it has been horrible. But everybody deserves a second chance
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> From: sv650-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:sv650-bounces at micapeak.com] On
> Behalf Of Erik Weber
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:58 PM
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> Subject: Re: fairings for a 1st gen?
> I saw one with Hotbodies on it (SV not GSX-R) and it looked pretty nice.
> Also I saw one with Armour Bodies old-style R-6 (I think) on it and it
> looked great.
> Also I heard of cutting a slice out of the middle of some GSX-R
> bodywork to make it narrower. I have a picture of one with GSX-R
> Hotbodies on it and it looks outstanding. The picture was on some web
> site -- yellow bike. Hard to miss.
> Z's old red one with Sharkskinz on it also looks pretty awesome, but
> his front end looks like it's been sawed in half and put back on,
> which helps this bike a lot. :D
> I got Sebimoto + Sharkskinz on mine and it has held up to some
> crashing. I haven't really seen anything sturdier than Sharkskinz and
> the tail will fit the stock subframe.
> On 2/14/11, Steve Brunton <stevebrunton at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Sharkskinz fits the best, it's what most people run.  Nice and slim,
>>> crashes well.
>>> note: you'll need a specific windscreen from zero gravity -- nothing else
>>> works.
>> Armour is good too and you can use the stock windscreen, or whatever
>> replacement for stock you may decide to use after the original one has
>> been broken.
>> -steve

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