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Chin Fairing

Not a V-Max Apr 12, 2019

  1. Not a V-Max

    Not a V-Max New Member

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    I'm a chin fairing guy. Love the look. I see a few ZL900 bike pics now and then with chin fairings on them. They are not Targa fairings. They almost look like they might of been from another bike and cut down and trimmed to fit right under the radiator. Anyone know what they are using?
     
  2. R. J.

    R. J. Supporting Member

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    Totally not a CHIN fairing.
     
  4. 87kawzl

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    All the vintage ones were Targa but with a bit of ingenuity I'm sure you could mount up one of the universal on the market.

    Please keep us informed if you give it a go. I really like the look with the little bullet fairing too, especially on the 9.
     
  5. R. J.

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    :hello: I don't know what a CHIN Fairing looks like. Do you have a pic of one.
     
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  7. R. J.

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    :hello: That ZL 9 is bitchen. Is it someone you know.
     
  8. Harriminator

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    :hello:Nope, just 'by the ad'; wouldn't like to be seen w/ something like that. :nono:

    Just my 2ct: this fairing (belly pan, front spoiler, whatever...) avoids fresh air to get to the oil pan and the pipes get very hot too; yes, the ZL-rad is bigger than on GPZ and no oil cooler but the fan runs dead to cool down the engine - sorry, not my style when I wanna ride a naked bike but each his own. To have a fairing I ride my 900R. :laughing7:
     
  9. R. J.

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    :hello: I here ya on no air getting to the lower part of the motor. Maybe those side fins direct air into the motor. It wouldn't take much to cut out a section on the front of the spoiler to let more air in.
     
  10. Harriminator

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    :hello:Look more close, R. J. - these side fins are stickers...:eek::laughing7:.
    That's what I call a Fakeiminator.:roflmao:
     
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  11. R. J.

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    :hello: That's just dumb. :laughing7:.
     
  12. Not a V-Max

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    Chin spoiler at the bottom of the radiator. They look to me like they were modified from something else but I can’t figure out what. Any ideas?

    895BF3BF-99AE-41DD-8524-ACDAA61BDB40.jpeg AB8F6F7A-B79B-4A51-925C-156AB88B26E9.jpeg
     
  13. rkerg

    rkerg Senior Member

    Those were actually a Kaw accessory back in the day for the 900.
     
  14. R. J.

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    :hello: My friend Chris modified a aftermarket chin spoiler from E-bay for his ZL 10. IMG_0808.JPG
     
  15. paulfun

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    I think I might have one of the targa chin spoilers in the garage someplace. If memory serves it has a repairable crack in it but is an easy fix.
    Do a search on here I think we have had a lot of pics posted of them over the years.
     
  16. R. J.

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    :hello: I remember our Member MACH IV from Ocala FL was going to have some made.
     
  17. Not a V-Max

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    RJ, Do you remember/know what the donor spoiler was?
     
  18. R. J.

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    :hello: No but I can call Chris to get the information.
     
  19. paulfun

    paulfun "King Of The 1/4mi (Internally Stock)"

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    He had an original and was going to have it cloned.
     
  20. R. J.

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    :hello: I did have MACH IV phone # but know more. I know he's moved his shop. I always mean to stop in when I'm in Ocala but don't remember were is shop is.
     

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