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Which style / kind have you had the best luck with? There are so many different kinds. Personally, I think the kind that have the spring mechanism that pop rivets to the inside bodywork peice is the best. Not sure if I like the kind with or without the d-ring.

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I don't think these pop rivet to the body work do they? I looks like they just slide over the back part of the lower or slide over the tab on the fairing stay.
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I used those on my Ninjette. Super easy to set up and I never had any problems with them.
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You talking about the "s-spring" thing?

Tons on here that peeps order from...

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I don't think these pop rivet to the body work do they? I looks like they just slide over the back part of the lower or slide over the tab on the fairing stay.
Ducati used that style for years, they work well IMO.
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Ducati used that style for years, they work well IMO.
Does that spring clip attach to the body work or does it just slide over and not physically attach with rivets?
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Does that spring clip attach to the body work or does it just slide over and not physically attach with rivets?
It slides over the edge of the bodywork. Where an upper fairing would overlap the lowers on stock bodywork and there would originally be a bolt with a clip nut, you would replace it with that style of Dzus fastener. My R1 had those on it. They worked really well.
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Nick .... yes they slide over, no fasteners.

Those are great for the seam in race bodywork.


They can generally be adapted for other things like faring stays and such as well.


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Yes those will work fine and are reliable. The base slides over the hole (base body work) then the top piece of bodywork will hide the bracket. Put fastener through and done. Don't forget to use the nylon washer as it will help save your paint.
Note: Spring tension/fastener hold can be increased by slightly bending inner tab of base bracket (not where it actually bites the plastics, but the inner tab).

Hope that makes sense? They are pretty good for the price and as you know, speed up the removal of plastics.

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I have used the kind Nick posted in the first pic with three different bikes (2 street, one track) and all work really well.
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i dont really like this kind, as it adds a lot of thickness on the outside of the inner fairing,

i prefer the rivet on from the back kind with the hook for positioning while you drill

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Just thought I would add this since I just discovered it...

If you have fasteners and rivits from Sharkskinz they are not the same as the ones on Kurveygirl.com. I emailed her about an order and she noted there is a difference between the ones she sells and those that come with Sharkskinz.

The ones that ship with and are sold by Sharkskinz are called "lion" or "lion head". They kind of have an arrowhead style point....

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SouthCo makes them and if you search Google (SouthCo Dzus) you can find them cheap


edit again :P
http://www.southco.com/class/81-82-8...8.html?ctid=45

Cool info you you are bored and want to see a bunch of fasteners :P

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i have used the kind nick posted in the first pic with three different bikes (2 street, one track) and all work really well.
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