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I have a 2005 brute force 750 im looking to change plastic out on, was goign to switch to the orange but kawasaki dealer cant find it anywhere, so i guess ill be getting lime green, but the hardest thing on me is, mine is in perfect condition, minor scratches no broke plastics or anything, is this still a good idea for me to do so, and how much usually cant you get out of a factory set thats in good condition on the net. just let me know thanks.:(
 

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not a whole lot. Shippng usually kills the deal on selling it online. Finding someone local is the best bet
 

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Yeah i found the set for $433.00 at local dealer, but main question is should i invest this into a new set of plastics when theres nothing even wrong with mine, I see used plastics selling online for a couple hundred, if I knew I could bank on reselling my factory set I would go ahead and probably do it.
 

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Check out graphics kits

If your plastic is good and want to dress it up check out graphics kits. Hard to find but for less than $200 they make a really nice full kit for the brute.
 

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Hardcore Moto

Hardcore moto makes one out of Indiana and talk to ryan, he is interested in some input and probably could do anything you are looking for. They are pretty much the only place that does a complete fender to fender kit for the brute. Good luck and keep us posted if you go that route.
 

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Are there any good websites for buying aftermarket plastics? I would like to go from the olive green to the lime green, but not sure where to look. (other than the dealer)
 

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Used set of plastic you could sell for $150 maybe $200

Your dealer is the best place to buy from. You don't pay for the shipping.

Good luck
 

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Yeah i think im gonna go ahead and get them to order, said they would charge me like a hour labor to go ahead and put them on so without me having to deal with it ill pay the 65 bucks or whatever it is. As soon as I get them on ill post my old plastic on here, even my stock looks like brand new, its always kept inside and cleaned after every ride even with tire foam to make it nice and shiny haha....
 

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My plastic took closer to 5 hrs to do. There are a lot of parts that have to be reused. I changed out almost everything however. I was like you, couldn't find the orange so went with Lime green.
 

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My plastic took closer to 5 hrs to do. There are a lot of parts that have to be reused. I changed out almost everything however. I was like you, couldn't find the orange so went with Lime green.
I'm getting ready to go Team Green on mine. That thing looks great. your right, it takes a while to swap everything over and install new plastic.
 

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why???? it took me 45 minutes to strip mine down to nada, then 2 days to paint the plastic in krylon fusion and then 2 hours to put it back together. why would you pay that much when you could just do it yourself and have whatever color or pattern you want? it only takes an electric screwdriver and a couple of wrenches and you are done. then if you don't like it next year just paint it again!!!!! maybe you have the disposable income but i'm cheap and i have the disposable income.....still cheap!!!!
 

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My plastic took closer to 5 hrs to do. There are a lot of parts that have to be reused. I changed out almost everything however. I was like you, couldn't find the orange so went with Lime green.
Minimus
Not sure of the red with the green.:p The rims look really nice. I have never seen them before.:wub:
 

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The kaw show is ordering mine and im just paying a extra 65 bucks and going to have them put it on when I get there, said it would take them a hour tops to take mine off and put the new on. And the thought of me spray painting the 4-wheeler is something i wouldnt think about, i mean it may look good but if i do something i do it right or how it should be done, honest my plastic is in near perfect condition, all stickers still in great shape and all. Anyone interested in buying it after i get my new on tuesday, send me some offers.
 

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My plastic took closer to 5 hrs to do. There are a lot of parts that have to be reused. I changed out almost everything however. I was like you, couldn't find the orange so went with Lime green.
Minimus
Not sure of the red with the green.:p The rims look really nice. I have never seen them before.:wub:
There T-9 pro mod wheels. Spun aluminum not cast.
 

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The kaw show is ordering mine and im just paying a extra 65 bucks and going to have them put it on when I get there, said it would take them a hour tops to take mine off and put the new on. And the thought of me spray painting the 4-wheeler is something i wouldnt think about, i mean it may look good but if i do something i do it right or how it should be done, honest my plastic is in near perfect condition, all stickers still in great shape and all. Anyone interested in buying it after i get my new on tuesday, send me some offers.
maybe i don't understand, if your plastic is perfect, do you just want something a different color or what? And mine is perfect after painting, i don't do things halfassed either. just trying to figure out why you want to change something that is 'perfect'????
 

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Do you have any pics of the painted plastics?
I curious how it looks, you could do some awsome colors if you paint them.
What about scratches and or bends? I plan on bumping into some trees and dont want to see the original color under the new... how well does the paint hold up?
 

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i did not paint the underside due to chips from desert rocks. next time i pull off the plastic i will do it in truck bedliner spray. should work perfect. i have had it out 4 times since paint and not a single chip. krylon holds up quite well. i also have 3 or 4 cans cant' remember worth of krylon clear matte on top of it. the racks have not flaked off at all and i painted them with krylon high temp flat black and then the clear coat. with all the rubbing from the bags, guns, etc i would think that they would chip first but not. secret is to scuff all of the plastic with whatever sandpaper you have on hand, nothing dramatic, just enough to give the paint purchase. i think i had som 200 grit foam sanding blocks that i uses and just scuffed it up until it was cloudy. you can really get creative i'm sure but since i just hunt with mine in the desert the tan worked perfect.
 
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