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03-23-2007 11:57 PM
longbreakdown
Re: paint matching?

Huh. Who knew.
03-23-2007 7:36 PM
96tangcobra
Re: paint matching?

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Originally Posted by longbreakdown View Post
Hairdryer and goof off work great......but dental floss, please enlighten me.
you use the dental floss to seperate the stickers from the paint surface.The wax in the dental floss keeps the sticker from resticking.
03-20-2007 8:09 PM
longbreakdown
Re: paint matching?

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Originally Posted by JermRR View Post
I was given some pointers on sticker removel, lets see what you pros think. After screwin up my tank I was told that a hairdryer, which I used, and dental floss, which was about 2 weeks two late, was the way to go. Guaranteed no paint scewin up, anybody tried that??? I still have a coupe stickers I think I will try that on, will keep you posted....

Hairdryer and goof off work great......but dental floss, please enlighten me.
03-20-2007 7:17 PM
Bryce Auten
Re: paint matching?

I used a hair dryer for my stickers. 100 grit sounds pretty scary to me i would use 600 wet to start.
03-19-2007 9:56 PM
Mogolf
Re: paint matching?

That would work for sure!!

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Originally Posted by Custom900 View Post
Use a blow torch for the decals. They will shrivel up and fall right off. Your fairings will have a new look too.
03-19-2007 1:00 AM
truff1
Re: paint matching?

When I did my tank I striped it to bare metal with zip strip.

As far as paint match, go to you local paint supply shop. they should be able to color match and put in a spray can for you.
03-18-2007 6:55 AM
JermRR
Re: paint matching?

I was given some pointers on sticker removel, lets see what you pros think. After screwin up my tank I was told that a hairdryer, which I used, and dental floss, which was about 2 weeks two late, was the way to go. Guaranteed no paint scewin up, anybody tried that??? I still have a coupe stickers I think I will try that on, will keep you posted....
03-18-2007 4:11 AM
Custom900
Re: paint matching?

Use a blow torch for the decals. They will shrivel up and fall right off. Your fairings will have a new look too.
03-18-2007 3:42 AM
slorider18
Re: paint matching?

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Originally Posted by Mogolf View Post
Does anyone have any advice on prepping (removing factory stickers, etc) the plastic bodywork for repainting? I want to do a good jon on prepwork for shooting new paint (not aerosol). Any help is appreciated!


peel off the stickers. use goo gone or similar to get rid of any addhesive residue. fill in any deep scratches. Sand it down with maybe some 100 grit first, then follow it with a 300 so it's smooth as a babbies bottom. after that you are ready for primer.
03-18-2007 12:36 AM
Mogolf
Re: paint matching?

Does anyone have any advice on prepping (removing factory stickers, etc) the plastic bodywork for repainting? I want to do a good jon on prepwork for shooting new paint (not aerosol). Any help is appreciated!
10-23-2006 10:59 PM
flea954rr
Re: paint matching?

for just the hugger, in my opinion getting something close, and painting the whole part would be the way to go.
10-23-2006 8:47 PM
CBR929RE
Re: paint matching?

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Originally Posted by BDA116 View Post
If you want to spend the (big) coin, go to:
Color Rite Distributing Co.

a little pricey but thats a good possibilty. the undertail could use a repainting also as it has a couple chips on the edges (bought it used also) and the color is slightly off. thanks
10-23-2006 8:17 PM
BDA116
Re: paint matching?

If you want to spend the (big) coin, go to:
Color Rite Distributing Co.
10-23-2006 7:03 PM
CBR929RE
paint matching?

has anyone found a spray paint that comes close to matching Honda Red? I just got a tire hugger on ebay and it has a few chips in the paint and if I can find some spray paint that matches close enough I might try to repaint it. I haven't looked at any yet but any suggestions would be appreciated.

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