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post #7 of (permalink) Old 11-29-2017, 09:29 PM
TR_Irish
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Originally Posted by Knifemaker View Post
The time it would take to carefully coat each bolt with Vaseline or some easy to remove coating would likely take longer than just painting them, them backing them out and stripping the paint off (with a wire wheel in a dremel tool, or just solvent and a rag)

I'd likely remove each, one at a time ....then replacing, after polishing the heads to a mirror finish. Just chuck the bolt in a drill and use a pad with a fine metal polish. That against the black cases would look awesome
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Originally Posted by WilliamTech3 View Post
I agree with KM.....then clearcoat or clear finger nail polish to prevent future rust.
X2 on both of these! It kinda sucks but its the best way if you're going for quality.

- "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."

'92 VN750
AGM battery, Iridium Spark plugs, Repaired/upgraded wiring per Mcinturff method, RLU removed, Repaired shift linkage, Exhaust baffles removed, Black ISO grips installed, installed SH775 R/R, Ignition coil relay mod, replaced stator housing.

Future projects: whatever it takes to keep riding

Currently working on: Light bar, LED upgrades, Dash cleanup/paint
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