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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 08-14-2008, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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What Color?

I am going to be painting the bike here in a few weeks and torn on color. It will be either Yellow or Pearl White. What do you prefer?
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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 08-14-2008, 08:36 AM
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My vote would be the yellow. A white bike looks too generic to me.

Maybe it's from all the time I had city/state jobs and white was all they would buy.
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How about metalic gold? One of our users here has that color and it looks great.

Are you painting with rattle can or kompressor?


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Thumbs up Go Yellow!

I would go with yellow.....Stevie D.'s bike is yellow and it looks BAD ASS!! of course his other mods help it look so good, too.
I don't think I would go white unless it is a police bike.

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Personally, I am a major an of Black bikes! Yellow would be cool, but I would add ghost flames as well; very subtle in a slightly different shade of yellow, so you have to be close to see them.

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How about Pearl Yellow. I have some freinds that have a pair of HD's. His is a Road King and his wife has a Softail Fat Bob, both painted in factory HD Yellow Pearl. Very cool color.


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Gotta vote on the yellow. Looks real tough with the black and chrome.
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I'll give you a glimpse into the future. Here's what you're bike would look like Pearl White... I'm really glad I went with the white, but I'm 54, and my tastes have changed over the years. I'd look rather silly on a hot yellow bike :-)
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I vote some sort of yellow.
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post #10 of 24 (permalink) Old 08-14-2008, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by 750Doug View Post
I vote some sort of yellow.
I would prefer a metallic or pearl orange with black ghost flames!

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