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Old 12-09-2012, 09:01 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I did my side covers a few years ago. Eventually the paint started to peel around the air clearner. It was easy enough to peel off if I wanted to repaint
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:44 PM   #22 (permalink)
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It is holding up very well on my Scrambler wheels. Did the flat black belly pan on my daughter's CBR in white plastidip spray. Very happy with the result.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:00 PM   #23 (permalink)
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So what is this stuff? Rattle can spray paint? something you have to brush on? something you have to have a big old bucket of and dip the parts in? The link posted isn't clear?
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:24 PM   #24 (permalink)
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It can be applied any of those ways Nickwiz.

I've used it only by dipping the handle ends of some pliers, years ago.

I have never sprayed or brushed it though.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:35 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I had seen it used as a tool dip years ago but I used the rattle can spray. The Royal Enfield site had some pics of a Chrome C5 that a member did the whole thing in olive drab, then peeled it all off. Fun stuff. It sets after a few days. If you don't like the results you just peel it off. No need to mask the wheels as it doesn't hurt the tires.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:28 AM   #26 (permalink)
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How did everyone prepare the surfaces for spraying? Just the same as regular painting involving rubbing down first and then the plasti dip primer or regular primer?

I've seen it on Ebay and Amazon UK and i'm thinking of ordering some so i can do the wheels and other bits and pieces when i get my bike. I know people will advise to take the wheels off to do it, always the best option, but as in a previous post it says no need to mask tires, so do you think it would be possible to cover forks, brakes, swingarm etc and do it on the bike as it peels off so easily? I don't have the tools or a space apart from a busy street to do the work. The joys of inner city living.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:38 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Here is everything you need to know is here:

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc....1.NShymOgKtQc

The process is the same for a motorcycle...There may be one on wheels, I don't remember...but this is what I followed when I did my fork lowers...
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:58 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Thanks jimg010 gona check it out now
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:01 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Thanks for that looks like great stuff going to do my wheels with it B&Q stock it in the UK I think.

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Old 12-14-2012, 05:31 AM   #30 (permalink)
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I looked on the B&Q website, as i'll be going home for a week at xmas, but they only had Plasti Kote. I don't think that's the same thing, not sure. It's an enamel paint, but i'll defo take a look when i get home anyway
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