I would recommend you check Suzuki GSX-R Motorcycle Forums: Gixxer.com
As far as I know it is a "hit or miss" type situation. Usually if the rectifier is not replaced right away the stator and battery go.
Show us some pictures of the chick and the problem can be rectified.
"Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered. Those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight while the ignorant fight to win". Sun Tzu
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