How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab


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Post Thu May 24, 2012 12:19 pm

How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab

Was ages when i did this repair and i thought i'd write a quick how it did it, its crude but it has done the job for me.


On my NSR project i had a few snapped missing and damaged tab/lugs from my fairing panels.

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since there was one semi decent tab on the panel i could use this a ref to make the new tabs

i started off by building up layers of fiberglass into a mass

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once cured, start trimming down and shaping the cured fibreglass mass to the tab size

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once down to the rough size you need, prep the area around and where the tab is going to fix too ie clean up the damage area for a flush join and remove dirt and grease etc, then i took some super glue and to hold the tab in place to where it needs to be

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then with more fibreglass start building up across the join of the new tab and the orig panel

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as you can see i did the same with the lug that was partly damaged to strengthen it

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carry on building up

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once the fibreglass is fully cured you can start finishing off the shape and of the tab with a dremel cutting disc and sander to thin out the tab to accept a fairing U-Clip once again then paint and you should done

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Post Thu May 24, 2012 12:35 pm

Re: How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab

There's a better way for us knobheads Richie....we just send them to you...lol
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Post Thu May 24, 2012 2:44 pm

Re: How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab

:lmao: thats true armi, but i prob wont do any better as my way is very crude
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Post Thu May 24, 2012 2:52 pm

Re: How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab

Good guide Blaggster!
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Post Thu May 24, 2012 3:02 pm

Re: How To :- Repair Broken or Missing Fairing Lug/Tab

Cheers, there maybe better ways to do it but this is my crude way lol

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