Carbon fiber scoops

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  1. Jan 16, 2020 at 9:04 AM #1

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    Has anybody bought from Flink that's a company in China that sells carbon fiber VMAX parts I don't know if I want to pull the trigger and buy them from China and have them not match up or be something cheaply made I'm waiting on them to email me back with pricing
     
  2. Jan 16, 2020 at 9:38 AM #2

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    This is a picture of the carbon fiber Scoops from flink
     

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    What's the retail?
     
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    Not sure what time it is in China right now but they seem to want to talk to me after midnight so we'll see when they get back with me
     
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    Like I said before I order something from China I'm hoping somebody chimes in and says they do good work
     
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    I'm also checking in to hydro dipping worst case scenario I'll just have them chromed
     
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    Parts are pretty good Mike, I know several people that bought from them and we're happy. They can't compare to the Yamaha factory CF parts but those are not available anymore and were way more money.

    The company Motocomposites https://www.motocomposites.com/ sells Flinks parts in North America if you don't want to order from China. You'll probably pay a little bit more through them though.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2020 at 2:16 PM #9

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    I don't know why I didn't just call you in the first place LOL yeah I called and talked to moto and they said they don't at the scoops and what they have in stock is all they're going to sell so it seems like they're going to quit stocking them thanks for the info though if you heard good stuff about it in the Price Is Right maybe I'll go for it
     
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    Cal me anytime pal.
     
  11. Jan 17, 2020 at 3:04 AM #11

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    I've bought some universal custom mirrors from china and I'm impressed by the quality
     
  12. Jan 17, 2020 at 4:16 AM #12

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    I had my body parts hydro dipped (the bike, not me) and am very pleased with the results.

    Scoops_SideCover2.jpg
     
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    That looks nice maxnight.
     
  14. Jan 17, 2020 at 9:16 AM #14

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    What is hydro dipping? I've never heard of it. My 1200 scoops need some serious help. That carbon look does look good.
     
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    I've done business with Flink. My recommendation is STAY AWAY! I placed two orders with them, the first order was delayed for 3 weeks due to a short halt in production...no biggie. The order arrived and I was happy with it, all the parts fit without having to make any adjustments.

    I placed another order in August 19, 2019, promised delivery in 6-9 weeks. Contacted them in November 7th, was reassured that my order was in production and would be delivered by Christmas. December 23rd receive another email "production times are harsh, expect delivery by Chinese new year" (January 25th). I paid for the parts in advance and when I asked about a refund if my parts were not delivered by January 25th, I received no reply. I've contacted my bank to inquire what steps I need to make to get my money back, Flink only accepts bank transfer directly to their bank.

    In the meantime, I found this company www.maxicarbon.com out of Italy. They respond within one day and they only require a 30% deposit on the parts, rest is due when parts are ready to ship. I was thinking of giving them a try after January 25th unless Flink comes through with the parts I ordered from them. Hope this helps.


    Forgot to add: I've contacted motocomposites.com, they have very few parts for the Gen II and have no idea when they will get more; "source has been unreliable".
     
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