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Chinese clock case cover for the 08-11 CBR1000RR


A while back I swapped the fascia of my 2009 clocks to the black face in the 2011 Repsol model.

This fascia did not come cheap at around £160.

I recently bought a china copy for £14.50 as a test.


The seller is My_Sky007 based in china. There was several other sellers with similar locations and prices.

It took around a month to arrive and it seemed a good copy. When it was unpacked, it had a small 5p blemish on the clear plastic. I decided that I could probabky live with this if it was track only fairings so continued the clock swap. Unfortunely I run into two more problems. Firstly, the black rubber buttons did not touch the microswitch so needed to transfer the originals.Then trying to closed the case caused a 2mm gap so was not flush.

I worked on the assumption, that quality assurance may not be the best and maybe even just a bad one slipped through.

Well I raised a dispute and they told me to cancel the dispute and they will send a replacement. nearly two months later and another promised it never appeared.

In summary, cheap is cheap and don't be disappointed if you get something that doesnt fit and work right. This is a shame as the photos certainly make them look the part.

Update:

I took the opportunity to buy a clock cover case from Motorcycle Parts Warehouse (M-P-W) off ebay for £24.95. This time, the screen was fine but the silver bezel needed pushing in correctly and again the buttons are not moulded correcly the result is that the rubber buttons do not work. When piecing the item together the front and back gap to around 3-4mm compared to the flush fit of the original.

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