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Are alll fairings the same base color?

Hi all,

Does anyone know if our bikes' fairings are all the same color of plastic from the molds, or if the different editions use pre-colored molds before the paint/stickers go on?

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- Scuffed bar weights & brake lever from asphalt acrobatics
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- Otherwise OEM, not gonna make BOTY any time soon


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I have not seen a euro model set of plastics to be able to compare??

The color under the paint on mine is a gray/black. It probably started as black but the fiber filler in the material gives it that grayish tint I would imagine.

(I have previously worked with plastic resin compounding for automobile parts.)



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