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Check any materials on an inconspicuous area. Any clear coat that seems questionable you might be able to spray at a little more distance so that it goes on a bit more dry/flashed and thinner coats as opposed to the solvents sitting too heavily on the paint.
On a painted motor does sanding and polishing the fin edges effect adhesion of paint on the flat surfaces?
I admit that while I did a good job degreasing I skimped a bit when it came to keying/scuff sanding every surface of the motor. Certainly between the fins was neglected.
I used a high...
I’m building a custom battery/under seat tray. I picked up polished stainless steel for the tray/fender and hardware of aluminum angle stock (angle iron) and rivets.
Then it hit me, dissimilar metals may cause aluminum corrosion.
The bike is stored outside under a cover. Should I expect the...
I’m building a bandit with custom seat cowl and nose. I find it hard imagining the outcome when the parts are all mismatched colors.
What would be a cheap easy way to try colors? And by colors I mean a silver or white just to get a rough idea?
Vinyl wrap? The compound curve tank will be...
I plan on having a small headlight fairing and either traditional incandescent or LED.
Is there any necessity for rubber mounting either the bracket in the fork leg or the headlight bucket to the bracket?
It’s an in-line 4 (Suzuki Bandit 600) so fairly smooth.
No big deal. Hopefully I’ll see some more ingenious ideas posted but in the meantime you might be interested in these bicycle parts. A gyro brake cable and perhaps less helpful a straddle cable hanger.