The stock car guys buy the rolls of plastic like 1/8" thick 4' wide, and use a heat gun to form creases in it along with pieces of 2X2 or 2X4 behind it or rolling pins/pipes. it is difficult to get the body even. Sharkskinz and airtech both make great body packages for the 500R. Other than that Get some pieces and order some Carbon Fiber matte, like from Kennedy. It may be cheaper to make your own but it takes lots of time. a Winter project at best. Sharkskinz and Airtech will have you up and running in short time. IF YOU wanted to run fairly naked ther are the front shorty windshields in the back of most of the sport bike magazines. they cover your gauges and give you (the rider) some aerodynamics.
Go to a local salvagte yard and measure things out and see once you have the part out if it looks like it will fit. Measuring is going to get you in the ball park. Fiberglass is cool to work with using goggles and fresh glass and epoxy...sanding it down and even adding the mounts to our fairing for the bike...Plastic is cool because you can chop it up, and even heat up the edges and work it with a file and a hot air gun to make it look factory stock...then again Sharkskinz , airtech, arrow and several companies make full on fairings..and it's a lot less work...
I'm still in the process of making a lower faring.
I made a plaster cast of the original faring and then fibered the cast.
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