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Finally - An Aftermarket Solution For Tank Shrouds

As the title say there is now an aftermarket solution for tank shroud replacement that wont require a bank loan.

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post #2 of 7 Old 12-15-2018, 05:47 PM
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That is very cool; Gen 1 plastics repop. I wonder if they are molded or printed.

This seems to me to be one of those things that should invoke Tom's First Rule Of Shopping (TFROS): "If you see something you like, buy it because it may not be there when you need it".

I hope these sell well and the company stays around and expands their product line.
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my thoughts exactly, Tom.....after being in the collector car world for many years you see repops come and go. Since I have a set of mint shrouds on my shelf as I use the IMS 6.6 like you, I don't really need these.....but I may buy a set anyhow. it's too bad they're ABS...

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As I understood from what I read, they intend to also manufacture Gen 1 Side Panels, Fairing & Rear Fenders!

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As I understood from what I read, they intend to also manufacture Gen 1 Side Panels, Fairing & Rear Fenders!
Again, that's wonderful but if they are made of ABS they are likely to be far more brittle than the stock pces and if they require painting anyhow, you aren't any better off compared to painting an old set. I want a black set of Poly plastics the same as the Gen2 stuff from Polysport.....it's ironic that there are now more robust plastics for the Gen2 (poly vs. the stock ABS) and then these come up for the Gen1, which originally used poly and they are ABS! :-(



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As the title say there is now an aftermarket solution for tank shroud replacement that wont require a bank loan.

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Just speculation! I wounder if Kawasaki is parting out the KLR650 molds 'n machinery? But then they might end up in India like "British Enfield" of motorcycles 'n firearms history.
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