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Offline Mad paddy

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Carbon bits
« on: October 21, 2018, 10:48:01 AM »
Any one thinking of buying carbon bits from Motoshop2014 off eBay
Don’t bother poor quality and don’t fit properly
I bought rear tank surrounding and key block surrounding both don’t fit flush and look bad
And the seller not interested in doing anything

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2018, 03:01:15 PM »
Great bit of information, many thanks for that.
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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2018, 10:16:03 PM »
I have the Ilmberger carbon parts all over my bike, good quality, but damn, you pay for it.. :034:

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2018, 10:23:55 PM »
I would rather pay, than be disappointed with the result.   :232:
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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2018, 10:29:57 PM »
*Originally Posted by Bree [+]
I would rather pay, than be disappointed with the result.   :232:

I'm with you there Sir, I've done the whole front fairing of my bike, front guard, rear tank protector, fuel cap surround, air filter cover/ignition switch surround, rear hugger, belly pan, sprocket cover....still have a few more bits to go but it will take some time.

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2018, 08:34:22 AM »
 :062: Will need to see some pic's
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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2018, 09:28:43 AM »
*Originally Posted by Bree [+]
:062: Will need to see some pic's


Yes definitely need pics!  :046: :821:

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2018, 11:51:27 AM »
*Originally Posted by Mad paddy [+]
Any one thinking of buying carbon bits from Motoshop2014 off eBay
Don’t bother poor quality and don’t fit properly
I bought rear tank surrounding and key block surrounding both don’t fit flush and look bad
And the seller not interested in doing anything

I’ve tried to get away from Ilmberger for various reasons over the years on several bikes even with the X/R I have the Power Bronze Carbon front mudguard and hugger but they insist on putting wire mesh in both and then bought The Ilmberger front option with the rear hugger to match the only way to keep the price down is hope secondhand turns up.

The only other options i’ve Had a serious look at is Zero Limits here in the UK,the US guys have Bestem but as we’ve spoken on the PM before it’s the import duty that kills it.

The ilmberger hugger is an oddity because it doesn’t replace the stock item it goes over the top and you still don’t get the piece further along towards the sprocket.

PB make such but obviously the weave won’t match.
« Last Edit: October 22, 2018, 11:58:36 AM by Winger »

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2018, 01:11:31 PM »
True the Ilmberger is expensive but I transferred the front fender and rear hugger off my 2016 XR onto the new one
Rear was a no brainer. As Winger says it's fitting is that it goes over the existing chain guard but it works
The front was a harder decision as it replaces the white original with the red and blue side decals in keeping with the motorsport theme
Had them on for 2 weeks and the front has grown on me and that it is much longer in the rear keeping nearly all the road crud off the oil cooler
2 and a half years on and nearly 16k miles and they look like new

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Re: Carbon bits
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2018, 01:12:47 PM »
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