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Inner Fairing Removal..Step by Step… W/ Pics
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Had to remove inner fairing on wife’s bike, has included a step-by-step instructional on how to do it safely and without the dealer
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17. Loose up the clutch. Slide rubber boot up adjustment cable. Break locking nut free (red dot). Screw adjusting piece (Blue) in to give you slack in your clutch lever. 9/16 and 1/2 wrenches



18. Remove snap ring from the pivot pin of the clutch lever. Pull pin out.



19. Remove 2 screws w/washers from clutch bracket. T-27



20. Remove clutch lever from black holder.

 
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21. Pull anchor pin from cable.



22. Pull the clutch cable thru the inner fairing to the front. Just enough so it clears the fairing.

23.Remove cigarette lighter. Disconnect the 2 wires. Put your finger in the cig socket. Unscrew the outer cover of the cig lighter (back...you can see it in the pic.) Your finger is in the cig socket to keep it from turning so you can unscrew the back cover.



24. Disconnect wires from speakers. (BLUE) Remove remaining 2 screws from speaker to remove speaker. (red) NOTE...These 2 screws have to go back on the top of the speaker. The third screw was removed earlier when you took out the silver bracket.

 
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25. Unscrew the rubber boot from the reset switch and pull switch from hole.



26.Disconnect speedo and tach.



27. Remove the black plactic brackets from the speedo and tach. You will see that the bundle of wire is clipped to the bracket of the speedo. DO NOT disconnect the bundle from the bracket. There is no need to.

 
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28. Remove speedo and tach. They push out towards the back of the bike.

29. Unplug the rest of your gauges. DO NOT remove them at this time. You can do that when you move the inner fairing to the bench.

30. Now for the fun part. Pull the bottom part of fairing and the black bracket away from the short dowel pin they are on (both sides). Just pull them out a up a little bit so they clear the pin.The blue mark on the picture is the general location. Dont worry about the red mark. I just reused an earlier pic.



31. Raise the fairing and black bracket together a little bit.Grab the black bracket (that you just released from the doel pin) and the fairing and seperate them. Pull the bracket toward the front of the bike and the fairing towards the rear of the bike. Radio is in tight but it will come free of the fairing. Just wiggle it some. Once the radio clears the inner fairing you can then pull it (inner fairing) up and back (towards the back of the bike). Inner fairing is now removed. Take it to the bench.

When I was removing it..it was getting hung up. If it hapens to you just go slow and see where the problem is. Nothing to it at all.

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32. Put bolts back in black bracket loosley. This will hold the radio in place.



33. Remove the bolts for the gauges. They will then push out thru the front. (RED) 5/16 socket

Remove nuts from back of mirrors. (ORANGE) Pull mirrors free.
NOTE..the black piece under the nut is marked with a L and R. Put them back on the correct sides when you reassemble.

Remove rubber gromet (BLUE)



34.Remove the 2 screws for your switches. Dont try to pry the switches out of the holder...its easier to just take the screws out. T-25



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That my friends is how to take off the inner fairing. Easy and will save you big bucks by not paying the dealer to do it for you.

If I missed a step or you want to add something to make it easier or more helpful...feel free to post it up.
 

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Make sure you check over the silver and black brackets for any cracks. I guess they have a tendency to break/crack. Easier to replace now while everything is apart.
 
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Wow, very nice write up! Somebody sticky this thread!!!!
 
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Awesome write up... thanks for taking the time!
 
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I've had my painted inner fairing all year but haven't the time to install. I'll use this thread during the winter...Thanks bubbas1
 
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Excellent work! This is the stuff that makes this forum so grear. Thank you for a great write up.
 

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