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silentservice703 10-21-2019 02:12 PM

So your theory is that it spontaneously exploded?

Goreela 10-21-2019 04:51 PM


Originally Posted by silentservice703 (Post 2605613)
So your theory is that it spontaneously exploded?

My theory is I donít know, but if youíre dexterous enough to hit the bottom right hand corner of the dash hard enough to leave a half inch crack and not hit anything around it, including the carbon fiber fairing stay that would easily show scratches in the clear coat, feel free to demonstrate on your bike.

If not, then the only answer I have is it cracked due to weather.

silentservice703 10-21-2019 05:19 PM

Would you please post a quality picture of the phenomenon?

Goreela 10-21-2019 06:01 PM


Originally Posted by silentservice703 (Post 2605641)
Would you please post a quality picture of the phenomenon?

Sure. The bike is at the mechanics. Iíll see it tomorrow.

Goreela 10-23-2019 10:16 PM

Since this thing got sidetracked into people calling bullshit for ZERO reason, I’m posting some pics. In the pics you can clearly see the massive amounts of damage around the dashboard. Those are probably where the Orcs attacked first. Then, when Syrian forces attacked Santa Clara they fucked up the entire upper fairing. It was just brutal!

If anyone was wondering about my original question, 2015 and up dashes will work on earlier model years

DKDravis 10-24-2019 05:37 AM

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To me that looks VERY much like some hard object hit the Dash in the area indicated here in red:

Perhaps something fell on the bike while in storage? I had the tank cover damaged on my Ducati damaged by a dropped paddock stand THROUGH the two covers over it. Only noticed it when I unpacked the bike in spring.

I Challenged the other guy using the storage space, and he admitted dropping the Paddock stand on my bike .. Could the same sort of thing have happened? I very much doubt a case of "Freeze-damage" unless water had gotten in to the Dash and expanded during freezing. (Could water have been "left" in there from washing before storage?)

Oh .. and where is the bolt missing from the Carbon fairing stay?

esq'z me 10-24-2019 07:09 AM

Yeah...that's impact damage. Are those marks on the fairing stay as well? or just optical illusion from photo lighting?

Black_Gold_Saw 10-24-2019 11:03 AM

Someone thought that was a touchscreen button ;) Touched a little to hard.

Goreela 10-24-2019 11:53 AM

I know it looks like impact damage, but the dash is buried so deep it would be impossible to hit it that hard and not leave a trace anywhere else. If it were an impact, based on the pattern of the crack, it would’ve had to come from the side. That’s why I took pics of the area around it.

Like I said to the other guy, look at your dash and try to figure out how you could hit it hard enough to do that.

The bike was under a locked cover that was stretched by the mirrors

Goreela 10-24-2019 11:57 AM

Iíve been riding for over 30 years and deeply involved in the industry and racing for years. This isnít my first time looking at a broken part.

First thing I did was look for impact points

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