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Old 05-14-2013, 06:16 AM   #1
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Dog chewed on my R6 fenders

I have scratches on the front fender and rear hugger,the hugger is carbon fiber,and I believe the front fender is plastic with the color molded in,anyone messed with plastics at home??Ideas?
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:00 AM   #2
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I have scratches on the front fender and rear hugger,the hugger is carbon fiber,and I believe the front fender is plastic with the color molded in,anyone messed with plastics at home??Ideas?
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:44 AM   #3
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P.O's dog

The dogs activity on various parts of the bike made the guy I bought it from think it was his loss,got the bike pretty reasonable.Seat just came back from Russel Day Long and I asked them to do just a basic seat,for 100$ I now have a very nice new looking seat,now I just need to touch up some plastics.Im not sure what I would do to the dog if it had been mine but I'm a animal person,saved a Snake last night,the r6 runs good and is looking better as I go.
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I had some good luck with through molded color on a dirtbike fender by carefully fanning a flame over the scratched area, heat it just enough to raise a shine, then move on. Don't scorch it!

I've read where some have used a solvent of some type to do the same thing. Can't remember what it was though.

Sanding out the scratches and then going over it with a buffer may get results also.
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Old 05-16-2013, 06:46 PM   #5
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I had some good luck with through molded color on a dirtbike fender by carefully fanning a flame over the scratched area, heat it just enough to raise a shine, then move on. Don't scorch it!

I've read where some have used a solvent of some type to do the same thing. Can't remember what it was though.

Sanding out the scratches and then going over it with a buffer may get results also.
Thanks for the heat idea,heat will bring the shine out in faded plastic,maybe after I sand heat will do the trick.
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