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My FT Scrambler with carbon fiber fairings. So what do you think? I love it.
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Looks great! I've been looking around to see if I could find fairings as well. I love the look. I'd be concerned about cooling though, as Dave mentioned
 

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Has there been any adverse affect on the cooling? I guess maybe in a counter intuitive way, it could improve. If air is funneled through the fairings in a more concentrated way...

Still, bold look. Definitely stands out from the crowd. Reminds me of some electric concepts to tend to see around.
 

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I cant see the motor, if I had wanted a Fairing I would have purchased a bike more suited to a racetrack, each to his own.
 

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I can't see any fixing locations in that image there? Looks like it's a rendering rather than an actual real fairing??
I don't know,,, if that is photoshopped that is a pretty darned good job.
And if it isn't photoshopped, its held on with gaffa tape and zip ties.
 

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Its definitely photoshopped
What makes you say that? If it is, they've done an exceptional job. The lighting and reflections around the contours of the upper fairing are spot on. That is not done very easily at all.
Any fixing points are probably tucked inside the front and back of the panels. they are one piece, so doubt there are any fastening points near the centre.

Custom carbon windshield,
aftermarket suspension,
aftermarket bars,
clock re-location
and custom seat.

Seems like someone who would go to the effort of having custom fairing panels made up.
 

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I disagree that is a terrible photo edit, if you were a graphic designer you would understand.

Interesting that the owner has not chimed in to prove us all wrong yet LOL
 

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I disagree that is a terrible photo edit, if you were a graphic designer you would understand.
Interesting that the owner has not chimed in to prove us all wrong yet LOL
Explain to me why then?

I actually have a degree in photography. Admittedly, I've been out the game for a while as I now work in IT but I didn't pick up any glaring issues with it. The usual mistake is fucking up the light source but the highlights around top of the fairing, seem to chime with those on the tank area and the light breaking through the trees. The fairing area also seems to match the resolution of the rest of the photo and it's fuzzy jpeg-ness.

I do agree it's a bit suspicious the owner hasn't returned to confirm or deny.
 

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Actually it is real and not photo-shopped in any way. The faring bolts to the two bolts in front below the tank and behind the forks. The top back section bolts to the tank bolts. Near the bottom rear the fender is bolted to the motor on both sides. Works real well. No heat issues. It actually directs the air right to the motor and oil cooler. You do feel more heat on your right leg. It also came with a carbon seat but i did not find it comfortable for longer rides. The owner is not suspicious i am just busy sorry.
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To Vince and any other haters it is OK to dislike the idea of my motorcycle. I was thinking of selling my Scrambler until My local shop provided me with these marvelous fairings. Thank you Moto Forza. I have put a lot of money in this bike to get it where I want it. Some will like it some will not. I love it and it really tickles me now. I have always liked a cafe style of bike. I own a V7 racer which some see as over done. I love it. I did not try and turn this into a Sport bike. I just like how the odd mixture of parts turned out. Sort of my Cafe roadster. It is different from any other scrambler. I did not intend to put fairings on the bike but some came available so I said what the Heck. I am very happy with the result. I always said Ducati should build a new 800SS Scrambler. This is my take on it. As far as adding a headlight fairing I am good just like it is. The bike does not fit a particular label and that suits me just fine. :dontknow::whip2::p
 

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Well said response.

The best part about owning a bike....is that there is a part of you in that bike. Line up any 10 of the same year/make/model motorcycles and you will see 10 different personalities in those bikes. We buy, build and ride bikes for ourselves to enjoy first before anyone else. I have done plenty of mods that others hated but I didn't care. I don't mod my ride for you I mod it for me, if you see it and like it congrats, if you hate it I'm sorry look away. I personally like the look. And I love the fact he took a chance with something different and I got to see something I have been picturing in my head just because I was curious to if it would work. Now i know it does and I don't have to spend a ton of time and money one day to figure it out, lol.

Thank you heyzeus! Great job keep moding! Thanks for sharing with us!
 

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Thank you i agree, someone asked me what the fairings came off of. They were made by hot bodies for the scrambler. I was told they were made from carbon fiber to make the mold for plastic fairings. I don't know if there will be anymore carbon fairings. There should be some plastic ones coming out. As far as cooling I believe the bike cools better now then it did. All of the air is funneled past the cylinders and oil cooler.
 
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