whatever I do here, I do on my own motorcycle and I take responsibility for it, my own motorcycle!

If you decide to do something along these lines and break/disarm/annihilate/exterminate your motorcycle, it's totally your own responsibility!

So, as clearly as this can be said: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE for your damages!!!!

How to repair a broken side panel tab

Quite often a tab of the side panel will break, when pulling the side panel, or when trying to push it back in position.
Being a very old part and quite rare to find, but also easily broken when working with it without love and compassion! Ohwell, did I mention it is 24 years old, too?!

What I actually did: