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To paint or not to paint

Discussion in 'Projects' started by Quiet Storm, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep look's alot better :cool:
  2. JohnnyBiker

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    Paint is not cheep is it? I just had my bike repainted, actually I redid the whole bike. It was a factory HD color called Mystique Green. I Chose to go with a two tone job. Just for a pint total, it cost me $400. I got my fenders and tank painted, including the body work on the tank, undercoating for the fenders since they are fiberglass, and a couple of other minor things for about $1600. By the looks of the bike, you made a good decision on your paint. Looks Great!:cool:
  3. chucktx

    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    paint is pretty expensive these days......a pint of paint, and reducer to make a quart total can cost around 200 dollars, not including the wash thinner for cleaning, clear coat and hardner, sandpaper, polish and compounds........or labor, tape, paper...........and that is for one color, no flake or metalic added.........
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    well next time any one decides to do a paint job, just let macco do the ol ladys car, so I had to ask, they told me if I brought the tins tank and frame in after I did the prep work ( thats where they stiff ya ) It would cost about $200. sounds worth tryin, I'll let ya know after riden season.
  5. chucktx

    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    i am VERY interested in the out come..........

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