Date: 17-07-19  Time: 14:16 PM

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Which one looks better?

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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #25 on: 21 April 2019, 10:12:57 PM »


The only reason they changed the fairing was because of the crap lights on the boxeye otherwise there would of only been slight cosmetic changes with the bike every couple of years.


Also the Fazer 1000 had been introduced in year 2000 with the sharper looking foxeye fairing and they transferred that look over to the 600.
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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #26 on: 23 April 2019, 10:04:06 PM »
Looks like the foxeye has won it by a nose. Or a nosecone :lol
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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #27 on: 23 April 2019, 10:58:10 PM »

It would be interesting to know what the UK sales figures were for the two models.


Wasn't the MK1 available for 4 full years, 1998-2001 and the MK2 2002-summer 2003?.


Unless there was a big surge in sales in the last 18 months there should be a lot more boxeye's about you'd think?.
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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #28 on: 23 April 2019, 10:59:12 PM »
For looks I can't choose, but when it gets dark the foxeye wins every time because it's nice to be able to see the road in front.

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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #29 on: 23 April 2019, 11:34:10 PM »

It would be interesting to know what the UK sales figures were for the two models.


Wasn't the MK1 available for 4 full years, 1998-2001 and the MK2 2002-summer 2003?.


Unless there was a big surge in sales in the last 18 months there should be a lot more boxeye's about you'd think?.
The foxeye style continued on with the 1000 so I'd say there's more foxeyes. They look damn good parked beside each other! 8)
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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #30 on: 23 April 2019, 11:45:12 PM »
Definitely, the Blue one  :eek

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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #31 on: 24 April 2019, 05:11:30 AM »
 It looks like a boxeye tank on that foxeye. Or is it a foxeye fairing on a boxeye? It's got unpainted forks too.

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Re: Which one looks better?
« Reply #32 on: 24 April 2019, 10:39:25 AM »
Looking at two in the same colour sid by side really helps and I still thinkthe foxeye looks better than my boxeye.
The first boxeyes had brushed alloy forks that were clear lacquered but stone chips would chip the lacquer and the alloy then gets white corrosion that spreds under the lacquer which being clear means that you can see it and it looks a mess. The later boxeyes shipped with painted forks - as the blue boxeye. So the foxeye with the shiny forks either is a box eye with a foxeye fairing or a foxeye that has had its painted forks stripped and polished and lacquered or been replaced with the first boxeye forks.   
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