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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-03-2011, 12:48 PM Thread Starter
If only it had 6th gear..
 
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Hi guys. So I painted my hard bags and it's taken only two weeks for me to scuff up the top of ghe right one pretty good :/. I tried using clear coat of the same brand (krylon) but it turned milky so I had to sand it and re-spray. Have any suggestions on what I'm doing wrong or what I could do alternatively? Thanks much.
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Use better paint. Try Dupli Color, I've had good results with it.

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OEM engine guard
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'V-Twin' HWY pegs
Black 750 Spectre handlebars
SunPro Volt Meter (Amazon)
Maier bug shield (JCW)
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Dry Splines Lubed
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 12:58 AM Thread Starter
If only it had 6th gear..
 
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Thanks, I'll give it a shot. Thought the fusion was supposed to be good. Looks nice but oh well. Thanks also for not sayin' " be more careful" lol. They're gonna get hit from time to time if not by me, then a passenger. Just the way it is ya know? Man I was pissed when the clear coat turned from satin black to satin cataract...
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 11:12 AM
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Here's a sample pic of a rattle can paint job done with Dupli Color with a few coats of clear on top. For not being baked on, the paint held up real well. Wish I'd kept the bike; I sold it when my son was born.

95 VN750 (eBay)31k+
GL1100 front fender
OEM engine guard
OEM high back rest
'V-Twin' HWY pegs
Black 750 Spectre handlebars
SunPro Volt Meter (Amazon)
Maier bug shield (JCW)
Bar Ends anti-vibe (JCW)
Emgo air filters
Tank bag-Eclipse
Tail bag-FroZone Cooler
Back Rest-Igloo 6 pak cooler
WalMart Saddle Bags
R/R Relocate
Dry Splines Lubed
AGM DieHard-Sears
Gutted Goat
Sporster XL Mufflers
LED's-stop,tail,turn,marker
Pickup coil mod to .45mm
Silverstar headlight
Rotella T6
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
If only it had 6th gear..
 
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Yeah that's beautiful for sure. Those old suz Blasters were great bikes. Miss my 1100 too.
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