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Looking to fix a few cracks in the old XR650R and need to know what type of plastic material the shrouds and side covers are made of.  Is it PVC, PC/ABS, PC/PP...?   

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I believe most dirt bike plastics are polyethylene which does not glue well.  But... if you are in a pinch you can us a soldering iron to melt the plastic back together.  You can also get a high powered hair dryer (heat gun) which works well to heat the plastics so they can be bent back into their original shape (if they are not broken).  One of two reasons I like OEM plastics is they usually bend instead of break like Acerbis or discolor in sunlight like UFO.

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I think most dirt bike plastics are made from poly propylene, have a look on the underside of your mud guards and you should find some markings there that will tell you what it is.

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