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Painting E Track

The only thing I can get local is that nasty green e track. Has anyone painted thiers before installation and if so what did you use? I wondering on kind of paint, durability, and if you sanded/sand blasted prior to painting.

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Chrome 'em!
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Blech....hold out for the galvanized...you'll be happier....

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..... Has anyone painted thiers before installation and if so what did you use? I wondering on kind of paint, durability, and if you sanded/sand blasted prior to painting.

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Why don't you just use steel wool?

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No matter what color you paint them, your going to get chipping with use. If you really don't like the color, than get them powdercoated..

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Well you guys are help so I think I will go do some RC meditation

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Re: Painting E Track

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Well you guys are help so I think I will go do some RC meditation
Polish them out. I would start with 200 grit, then go to 220, 400, 600, 1200 before breaking out the Nevr Dull and Mothers Mag polish . . .
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Polish them out. I would start with 200 grit, then go to 220, 400, 600, 1200 before breaking out the Nevr Dull and Mothers Mag polish . . .
But chroming them will make them stronger...

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But chroming them will make them stronger...
Only if you chrome the mounting screws at the same time . . .
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Baaaa....I'll make you a billet SS set for around $20-30K....

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Baaaa....I'll make you a billet SS set for around $20-30K....
Overpriced I found some aluminum ones here

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Aluminummm...I thought you had an RC51...

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Aluminummm...I thought you had an RC51...
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Aluminummm...I thought you had an RC51...
They don't make it in gold to match the premium bike

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Titanium, surely?
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