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post #1 of 4 Old 11-06-2015, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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DL1000 Plastic off/on...my way

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post #2 of 4 Old 11-06-2015, 01:45 PM
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At the 2:11 mark, the grommet in the side cowling is missing. That happens a lot. When installing the side cowling, be careful to mate the parts. A little silicone grease in the center hole will help keep the grommet from being pushed out. This is how it should look. The procedure is also covered at Fuel Tank Removal How to, 650 & 1000



Here is some more detail on the plastic rivets from Plastic fairing rivets (Push pins - pop rivets). How do they work?

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The plastic push rivets are commonly $6 for a pack of 10 in many motorcycle shops. Some auto parts stores might also have the same fasteners.
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Does that include the two larger diameter ones under the front cowling used by the DL1000?

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