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Old 10-10-2012, 12:36 PM   #316
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WTB: RS Fairing

Thinking of converting my R80RT to an R80RS, anyone have an RS fairing with brackets? I'll take the beat up and well used but mint and unused also accepted!

Also, any leads on breakers/salvage yards that might have one are much appreciated.

Depending on cost I may just look for a R100RS and bid farewell to the R80RT.
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:02 PM   #317
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Limey,

Have you ridden an RS bike? After the RT an RS will not get you the longer distances or so the theory goes. An RS leaned over rider puts pressure on the arms. Arms get tired, elbows ache.

Hope you find what you want.
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:43 PM   #318
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Limey,

Have you ridden an RS bike? After the RT an RS will not get you the longer distances or so the theory goes. An RS leaned over rider puts pressure on the arms. Arms get tired, elbows ache.

Hope you find what you want.
I'm OK on an RS but I agree the RT is the more comfortable of the two. It has more to do with me liking the visual of an RS over the RT.
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:57 PM   #319
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I'm OK on an RS but I agree the RT is the more comfortable of the two. It has more to do with me liking the visual of an RS over the RT.
Everybody does. The RS is one of the sexiest motorcycles ever made. If you are under 40 years old it may last for a couple of years.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:34 PM   #320
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Everybody does. The RS is one of the sexiest motorcycles ever made. If you are under 40 years old it may last for a couple of years.
Agreed (on the sexy part) but I'm a couple decades over that age limit and still enjoy mine for longer distances.

However I do know of many guys who aren't comfortable on the RS - especially long distance.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:12 PM   #321
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if you did an Omega or EnDuraLast upgrade ... looking for your old parts

if you just did Omega or EnDuraLast upgrade on an Airhead
looking for your old parts .. rotor, stator and diode board

please PM with details .. thanks
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:09 AM   #322
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Thinking of converting my R80RT to an R80RS, anyone have an RS fairing with brackets? I'll take the beat up and well used but mint and unused also accepted!

Also, any leads on breakers/salvage yards that might have one are much appreciated.

Depending on cost I may just look for a R100RS and bid farewell to the R80RT.
I have one I just painted w brackets and all. I painted it black. Look really clean. Also have the clock and volt meter. I have not decided whether or not to keep it yet. Ill have a better idea next week. Look at my thread in my sig for pics.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:11 AM   #323
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Tete,

I think you have an S fairing. LimeyMikey is looking for an RS fairing. But then maybe I'm wrong? Maybe you have both?

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Old 10-11-2012, 11:30 AM   #324
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I'm looking for white plastic side panels and toolbox for 86 R80G/S.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:38 PM   #325
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Thank's tete, you have the 'S' fairing, I'm looking for the full RS fairing. Thanks anyway.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:11 PM   #326
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Up next is a set of shocks that appear to be some sort of reproduction of early /5 shocks? There's some lettering under the springs, I think it says "S&W". Not leaking, the aluminum needs buffing and the yellow paint needs retouching (or repainted black if you prefer). I've got no use for them. $50 +shipping from MD 21754

how long are the shocks?
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:19 PM   #327
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Thank's tete, you have the 'S' fairing, I'm looking for the full RS fairing. Thanks anyway.
My bad.
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:46 PM   #328
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I have an RT faring and an RS faring ... Looking to get rid of both. I also have both mounts and all the lowers. The RT is that deep dark red ... the top of the RS was involved in an accident, and pieced together. It looks good though. Primer grey. Here's the top of the RT, and you can see the RS on the right. Let me know if you want some more pics ..

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Old 10-11-2012, 09:15 PM   #329
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Tete,

I think you have an S fairing. LimeyMikey is looking for an RS fairing. But then maybe I'm wrong? Maybe you have both?

Charlie
Just realized my buddy has one of those or something similar. its at my buddies house but I can't get it till Monday. We call it the cobra fairing and joke about how uuuugggllllyyy we think it is. to each their own.

I'll post by Monday and if someone is still interested.

I'm sure he'll let it move for dirt cheap.
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:18 AM   #330
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Hey guys i am looking to find a solo seat for my scrambler project.
Anyone know where i can find?
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