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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 04-22-2012, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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I would like to get my bike painted sometime soon. Nothing special..just want to go to Yellow. The fenders and side panels will be solid and I may do the tank in yellow and black if the two-tone doesnt cost too much. However, I have no idea what it costs to paint a bike. What's a good price for a paint job??

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post #2 of 28 (permalink) Old 04-22-2012, 07:37 PM
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I spent almost 300 just in paint and materials when i painted mine.


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I spent almost 300 just in paint and materials when i painted mine.
Where have you been Joe?Give account of your self ,I thought you had fallen off the face of the earth,Good to hear from you.





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Where have you been Joe?Give account of your self ,I thought you had fallen off the face of the earth,Good to hear from you.
He was too busy looking cool in his avatar picture.

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Actually I was drunk on a camping trip when that was taken.


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coastered
de-goat and baffles removed
jetted 42-150 2 shims
Earshaved with unifilters
inside of tank coated
spline lube
long Beach Blue Pearl Paint 4/07
Shindengen FH012AA r/r
TPE stator
Exide sc30lfa Battery 28ah 445cca
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2001 HD fatboy solo seat
Custom taillight & rear turn signals
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post #6 of 28 (permalink) Old 04-22-2012, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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did you paint it yourself or have it done at a shop

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I painted it myself. I worked at a shop that had a body shop attached at the time. I used Sikkens brand everything.


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Keep the shiny side up
coastered
de-goat and baffles removed
jetted 42-150 2 shims
Earshaved with unifilters
inside of tank coated
spline lube
long Beach Blue Pearl Paint 4/07
Shindengen FH012AA r/r
TPE stator
Exide sc30lfa Battery 28ah 445cca
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2001 HD fatboy solo seat
Custom taillight & rear turn signals
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probally have about 200 bucks in paint and materials in mine,but i used spray bombs

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I'm also looking at painting my bike. I have a buddy that does body and paint work. How much would I need to do the fenders, side covers and tank one color? Would 1 quart be enough?

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I ..just want to go to Yellow. The fenders and side panels will be solid and I may do the tank in yellow and black if the two-tone doesnt cost too much.
Black & Yellow huh, any custom logo....Stairway to 7 maybe (coming soon).

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