Prior to reinstalling the fairing side panels this past weekend, I decided to take a closer look at the tabs that people complain about breaking during assembly / disassembly. Having a little bit of experience with plastic injection dies, I was curious how these dies were "split" and it was evident that there are some areas around the tabs and the front area of the fairing that aren't as good as they could be. Basically, there is excess flashing around the tabs and slots that make the fairing hang up and not slide together nicely. That and some paint overspray keeps things from going together and coming apart smoothly. So, armed with a small needle file, I very lightly deburred all the tabs and slots and then applied a tiny bit of silicone spray to the tabs. Now the plastics slide togther much more smoothly with much less force. Only takes a few minutes to do and you only have to do it once.