Had some time today *OT Bikers* Pics Inside

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  1. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    I decided to polish the lip on the wheels. Took longer than I expected. :o

    I wanted to do the lip at first. Then I decided to get rid of the white altogether and go with a different color. Right now the spokes are just flat black primer. I was thinking of painting it gold. :o

    Or I might just keep the black on there. I got tired so the front wheel will have to wait until tomorrow.

    Sorry for the quality, night pics in the garage.

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    I still have some paint on the outer wheel to remove. And the side walls are a bit dirty because of the aluminum wax. :hs:


    Here you can see the aftermath from when my chain broke on the freeway. The chain guard mounts are useless. How can I take these off?

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  2. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    Grinder.
     
  3. iviikoivi

    iviikoivi New Member

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    keep up the good work honey :love:
     
  4. the white looks better :sad2:
     
  5. aloe

    aloe OT Supporter

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    white
     
  6. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    It looks good clean, but I always had a hard time keeping them white. :hs:
     
  7. ittech

    ittech "If You're Not Part of the Solution, There's Good OT Supporter

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    I liked the white...

    I love cool wheels on bikes... IMHO the 1990 BMW K1 with the Blue/Yellow paint and the powder coated then glossed yellow wheels was the first bike I saw that looked amazingly good, and had great wheels.

    Any earlier than 1990 Full Fairing bikes with awesome paint?
     
  8. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    Kawasaki and Yamaha sportbikes always have had timeless bodies. They still look sweet. :cool:
     
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    fyp619 New Member

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    i like white on your bike...it was clean. but it's ok. i can understand the pain trying to clean it :hs:

    keep the black. no bling bling on your bike :o
     
  10. GCEX

    GCEX Drifting Along

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    Did you do it with the wheel still on the bike?

    Can you imagine how much work it would be to take care of chrome wheels? :hs:
     
  11. mnewell

    mnewell Lucy.

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    The polished lip looks awesome but you should have kept the wheel white.

    Good job on the mod!

    (now go out and ride! get those chicken strips off that tire!)
     
  12. Vtec44

    Vtec44 OG!

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    Nice chicken stripes :p
     
  13. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    Thanks for the comps.

    Yesterday I painted the spokes bronze. Pics will be up as soon as I finish.

    Any yes, I kept the wheels on the bike. Taping the other parts I didn't want to get paint on was the hardest, right next to sanding.
     
  14. oakie

    oakie my ninja.

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    i think you shoulda attacked them with red. i had a Hurricane with red wheels... it wasnt nearly as hard to keep them clean like white is, but with your paint scheme, i think it would stand out a bit.

    Yamaha had timeless body designs? are you on crack?
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    the "flying brick" front end design didn't catch on for long. :slap:

    IMO Honda was much more on the ball than Yamerhaw, and i definitely agree with you on Kawi. Their 7RR styling from the early 90's is still generally in use today, same with the CBR's.
     
  15. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    I still like the Yamahas. :o

    Anyway I finished everything today, I decided to go with bronze/gold.

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    Don't pay attention to the wax on the tires. :hs:
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  16. GCEX

    GCEX Drifting Along

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    :eek2: :squint: Urge rising to polish my wheels....
     
  17. spooky

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    Nice F2. I like all of it until you get to the headlight :o
     
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    better than the fzr :o
     
  19. Slimmy

    Slimmy Get Richt or Die Trying

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    JDM tite. :embd:
     
  20. The Acclude

    The Acclude Makin' love is cool, but sometimes she needs her h

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    fyp619 New Member

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    :rofl: now you need to get some jdm turn signals and seats.

    ahh the honda days :hsd:
     
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    Very nice. I like :coold:
     
  23. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    For the lip, I used Airplane Grade Paint Stripper. Just put it on with a chemical resistant brush and in minutes the paint will start to flake off.

    Clean off excess paint with some rags or a plastic scraper, then polish it with some steel wool #0000 (I think that's the one). Paint thinner will help with the small spots.

    I used some mothers aluminum wax to give it a nice shine.

    Remember to tape off anything you don't want stripped, this Aircraft Stripper is very strong. I bought all my supplies at Pep-Boys. The brand is "Kleen Strip", but anything with "Aircraft" should work.

    As for the spokes, I did the same thing. I used some black primer, as seen in the first pics. Then paint it your desired color.
     
  24. BlackCord96

    BlackCord96 The Humble Magnificent.

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    I'll take pics of the supplies when I get home.
     
  25. KakAzn

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    Clean bike what year is it?
     

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