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post #1 of 11 Old 03-29-2015, 01:56 PM Thread Starter
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New bike - 03 600rr

Just picked up a 600rr. I haven't had a 600 for a couple of years.

This one is kinda banged up. Anyone know of a good place to pick up full fairings kit?


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post #2 of 11 Old 03-29-2015, 02:55 PM
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Still a good looking bike though! E-bay should have some cheap Chinese knock-offs

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post #3 of 11 Old 03-29-2015, 11:08 PM
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Cool, it will be fun to see the work you do to get that bike looking good again.

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I had one of those a while back. The engine is a gem on those things. You can treat it like crap and it will still sound like it did the day it left the factory. Smooth fueling and great power delivery for a 600, too.

I'd also vote ebay for cheap street fairings.

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post #5 of 11 Old 03-30-2015, 09:43 AM
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Even though the earlier CBR600's including the F4i, had some cam chain tensioner issues, it's best to keep a close ear to the earlier 600RR's too, including the first year like you have there.

I've seen a few go out and, well, you get the point.

Ebay on the plastics, but be careful when tightening down the fairings, I've had a few instances where they cracked slightly around their mounting points due to poor fiberglass setup.

Best of luck on the new bike

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Aren't the ebay models typically ABS plastic? Those might have a bit more yield than poorly made fiberglass, but still worth taking care to avoid damaging. I'd expect fitment issues.

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Hahaha loved the "dust in the wind" queue. Congrats on the new purchase
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I had one of those a while back. The engine is a gem on those things. You can treat it like crap and it will still sound like it did the day it left the factory. Smooth fueling and great power delivery for a 600, too.

I'd also vote ebay for cheap street fairings.
The guy I got it from said he has barely touched it let alone ridden it for over a year. He tried to start and the battery was dead, new battery and it fired right up.


So how cheap are we talking with chines fairings? I'm seeing like $300 ish.

And OEM ones are like $500.

Bikes:
2004 V-Rod (sold)
2004 CBR600F4i (sold)
2003 RC51
2010 Triump Scrambler (sold)
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2004 CBR 600rr

Non Bikes:
2007 JK Sahara
2005 CTS V (sold)
2006 Audi S4
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You might try delkevik. I used their generic headlight on a 919 and it seemed to work well. Can't say I have personal experience with them, but at $300 for a set for the 250RR I'm having a hard time saying no, even if they need paint.

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I vote for OEM if thats all the difference in price











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post #11 of 11 Old 03-30-2015, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah, that's kinda how I was thinking.

Delkevik fairings are matte plain with no stickers as well.

Maybe these guys instead (although they are most likely Chinese as well, haha) they have stickers!:
https://www.fairingmaster.com/produc...trip-6234.html

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2004 V-Rod (sold)
2004 CBR600F4i (sold)
2003 RC51
2010 Triump Scrambler (sold)
2003 CB900F
2004 CBR 600rr

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2005 CTS V (sold)
2006 Audi S4
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