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I'm looking to mod my monster into a vintage style cafe racer (please don't say "get a PaulSmart". I'd rather do it myself) . Anyone know a manufacturer of 1/4 fairings that fit the monster? I was thinking of using the PaulSmith one but it looks a little too bulky. Also, anyone know where to get a good chrome headlight case/lump? I think this will help get the look across as well. Maybe add on a pebble-grill... Lastly, I'm gonna need straight bars or clip-ons. I imagine this can be picked up anywhere.

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Welcome to the board.
Check www.airtech-streamlining.com/ The stuff is not the best quality, but is priced right and I know they have the piece you are looking for. They don't offer it specifically for the monster, but have bracket kits that should allow you to fit it.
Good luck.
 

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yeh, I had seen their site. The Ducati single SS Competition upper fairing (vintage) is really cool: http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/ducati/250350singleconv.htm. I just wasn't sure about the size, etc. but I'll give them a heads up.

I'm probably gonna to hide some small halogen lights underneath the competition fairing it so it will be street legal. Might be a bit cheesy though...
 

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I've been considering the "Dunstall". The blue one pictured is really fat at the bottom for a Monster, but they have narrower shapes, as in the B&W picture, as well. There are a lot of interesting shapes in the "vintage" line.

I'm partial to a "full" fairing, if I don't keep the Monster bare, but you may prefer a half or quarter.

Dunstall http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/vintage/Dunstal.html
vintage http://www.airtech-streamlining.com/vintage/vintagefairings.htm

Proitalia, Santa Barbara http://www.proitalia.com/contact_sb.html has done a custom for the SportClassic 1000. Depending on your bar location, it might be adapter to a Monster.
 

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keep in mind the whole 'air cooled' notion of your bike. I'm not saying don't put one on but I am saying don't over-fairing your motor if you ride one of the non-plumbed monsters. ;D
 

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You might want to check out "Glass From The Past". I got fairings from them for one of my bikes and there fiber glass work is much better then AirTechs.
http://www.caferacingparts.com/
 

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TurboMonster said:
You might want to check out "Glass From The Past".
Thanks for the link. Does look worth serious consideration.
 

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For what it is worth, I have an experience with Airtechs. Note first their return policy.

I ordered a front fairing for an R90S. It arrived promptly and was safely packaged and the surface was nicely finished in white primer.

The primed peeled off with masking tape.

The edges were not straight and noticeably unsimmetrical.

The top edge where the windshield attaches was uneven and in one part the edge was shaved to 1/16" over the bolthole.

The rear edges were shaped differently and were too short to match the windshield edge.

The headlamp bezel was cut at an angle.

I don't want to tell you how much work it has taken me to graft new glass and fair to shape. I saved initial purchase money but wasted a lot of time and some money with glass, epoxy, microballoons, and fairing compound. Their return policy tells me they don't want to see these things get back there. It also tells me I don't want to bother with their products.

If you want cheap fairings for a track bike, I can see buying their struff. If you want something for the street, be prepared to work.
 
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