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Is there a sticky on how to make a male part to fit my side panel (battery cover)? My lower left one was gone when I got the bike. With the SE, I can raise the passenger boards for some safety. PO put chrome plates on side panel with small bolts to atatch it to panel.

I'm hoping someone comes along with a clothspin or similar idea to JB weld it to the inside panel. thanks

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I used some of this:

http://www.amazingmoldputty.com/

Basically, it's a putty that dries into a rubbery mold. You can then pour two-part epoxy into it to creat a new post.

To tell the truth, it made the post fine for me, but I haven't gotten it attached yet. Probably soon, but it did make the post very nicely.
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I've never used this kit but it should work for you to rebuild/repair the missing peg.

http://plastex.home.att.net/

I would not use JB weld, ABS plumbers cement works much better (it is used to weld ABS plastic pipe together). I have had very good results with the ABS cement used to repair cracked lowers and welded the lower tab back on the lower fairingcowl. However I had all the pieces and it was just a matter of welding them back together. It sounds like you may be missing the peg and the kit above should help you fabricate the pieces you need.

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Both side panels on my 91 had missing pegs and the previous owner used samll bolts to hold them on. On my battery cover, the lower left peg, I used an allen head bolt and rounded the head over so it would slip in and out of the rubber gromet and used an acorn nut on the outside. I haven't done anything to the right side because of the rounded end of the cover. One of these days an idea will come to me.
Hard to come up with one when it's 20 degrees outside and I can't ride!
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Thanks to all for the input. I guess I need to find these things online (rubber, epoxy) unless WalMart has them

BTW, I rode in 17 degrees today. We get cold weather but hardly ever snow. With the SE's added foot vent and Tulsa's hot shoe, my feet and lower legs stayed warm. That is my new record. I can only count it if I travel 60 mph for 10 seconds. Just my fingertips got numb. Those pizza's do pay off sometimes

Have a good one all! Stay warm.

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I can't ride because I can't get my Wing out. Where I park, I have to ride off of my parking area and into my yard which is soft from all the rain we have had.

I need a better place to park!
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Thanks to all for the input. I guess I need to find these things online (rubber, epoxy) unless WalMart has them

I picked up the stuff I used (the rubber mold and the casting epoxy) at Hobby Lobby.

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WAY COOL!! We actually have on here!!

Thanks! Did you make a mold in halfs then tape together? How will you glue it to the panel?



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I'm assuming you're addressing this one to me.

Didn't make it in halves. I just put a big blob of the putty around one of the posts that's still there. As I said, the mold is rubbery, so it just peeled off. Mixed the two part casting epoxy, and poured it in. Out came an almost exact replica of the exising post. Like I said, I haven't glued it on yet, but soon I'm sure.
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I used some Devcon (brand name) two part epoxy plastic welder I bought at WalMart (I affectionately call it 'Wallow World') to fasten on a broken off tab. Seems plenty strong but being winter in North Dakota and -20 degrees this AM I haven't given it a road test.

I also used the epoxy to fill in a couple of holes the PO drilled in the right fairing pocket cover and also the ignition switch cover plate. Worked great except I've onlly found it in a cream color so had to use black magic marker to hide the evidence. Actually looks good except under close examination.

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