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Back yard mods and paint complete

Old 08-05-2011, 01:39 PM
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Looks great in my opinion. Even better that you did it yourself.
Old 08-05-2011, 01:43 PM
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Great job ..i have done the same with some of the parts on my bike just to see if i would like it before getting PC done ...again awesome job bike looks sweet
Old 08-05-2011, 05:12 PM
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Great job and an excellent write up!!!!
Old 08-05-2011, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by 8541hog View Post
Looks good, the more I see brown leather seats the more I like them.
+1 they are starting to grow on me
Old 08-06-2011, 04:34 AM
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Congratulations on doing it yourself! I understand your reluctance to take the parts off if you needed to ride it the next day and weren't confident in getting it back together in time.

Very detailed write-up, by the way. I was surprised that the rattle can paint has held up so well. Prep work is the most time consuming part of painting and it paid off for you.

I've also painted some chrome wheels on a custom truck. After scuffing them I sprayed on some sort of clear metal etching from a spray can before applying the color coats and it's held up for 17 years. It wasn't the normal wipe-on metal etching that I've used for bare metal in the past, but some special stuff used for painting over chrome. I buy all of my painting supplies from the automotive paint shops and use a gun to apply it. This stuff was sold in a spray can, though.

For masking things like tires against wheels where you need to maintain a radiused and tight edge, just buy some 1/4" masking tape, the blue stuff really works good. After laying this initial line down, follow it with some 3/4" tape, then the fattest tape you can find, or just masking paper to save time.

Anyway, I'm glad that you were able to do it yourself, on the cheap, and didn't have to miss a day of riding. I don't like the thought of having my bike down either.
Old 08-06-2011, 07:19 PM
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doesn't work for me but then lots of folks say that about my ride,
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