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post #1 of 4 Old 05-28-2007, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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Horn install - how do I remove the fairings?

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I'm installing me Stebel Horn - and I want to remove the side fairings (not the upper black fairing that comprises the windshield / gauges assembly). Does anyone have any tips on this? Any links I could use to help me. Seems easy enough - yet, she's still together .

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-28-2007, 04:49 PM
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There are a couple of sort of hidden screws in the little grill things. Phillips tip screwdriver to remove. There are also a couple of those black pop rivets on the underside above fender as I recall. Push the center of the rivet to release.
I am also assuming you removed the crome hex head bolts on fairing itself and on the strip between fairing and dash?
A good source of this stuff is the shop manual. There is a link several places in the forum but I can not fid it just now.
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Yep. Removing the chin piece first is the key. Its removal provides access to the screws holding the fronts of the side panels.

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Be sure you know where all the screws and rivets come from. I thought I was being very careful but ended up with an extra after I got everything put back on. I should have taken pictures or at least written some notes.

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