Identifying Type Of Plastic


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Identifying Type Of Plastic

Post by Good Hondog » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:44 pm



Thanks to the members who have posted the ABS cement and ABS shavings mixed together slurry trick to repair the hard plastic on our GL1100 bodywork cracks. I am trying to identify the type of plastic the front fenders are made out of now. They seem much more flexible than the rest of the bike parts so I'm afraid they might be some other type of plastic that won't repair with the same ABS cement/shavings mixture. Has anyone here had any experience with identifying fender plastic?



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Re: Identifying Type Of Plastic

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:51 pm

Good Hondog wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:44 pm
Thanks to the members who have posted the ABS cement and ABS shavings mixed together slurry trick to repair the hard plastic on our GL1100 bodywork cracks. I am trying to identify the type of plastic the front fenders are made out of now. They seem much more flexible than the rest of the bike parts so I'm afraid they might be some other type of plastic that won't repair with the same ABS cement/shavings mixture. Has anyone here had any experience with identifying fender plastic?
All plastic used for all bodywork on all Goldwings is ABS.

Good Hondog
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Re: Identifying Type Of Plastic

Post by Good Hondog » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:06 pm

Thanks for your help WingAdmin. I was hoping you would be one of the members that would reply to my inquiry. You seem to be somebody that has a lot of expertise in repairing these old bikes judging from a lot of the previous posts I have read on this site. I'll treat the fender same as the rest of the plastic parts then. Thanks again for your help, it's very appreciated.

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