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Finished Painting My Engine !!!

It looks 1 million times better than before, sorry no before pictures.

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Looks great!!! Wanna do mine? Just kiddin
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A most excellent job there.......!

Definitely "eye candy".....

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that looks really really great, you mean there may be hope for mine. dang, you just made me more work in the future!

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Very Sweet looking, are you getting new stickers for the side cover? Looks good either way!

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Looks great!
I think if I were to repaint mine, I'd have some kind of accent painting on it too. Probably flat black.


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That is a fine looking paint job. I was thinking about painting my engine, when I was looking at the bike the other day. Now I am really thinking about it.

Speaking of accent colors, what do you`all think of a candy red tinted engine, to compliment the "Cosmic Splendor Red" tank on my `91.

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Looks great! Just the other day I was thinking about painting mine sometime soon. I was thinking about a flat or semi gloss black for mine though.


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Nice job-looks good.
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Very Sweet looking, are you getting new stickers for the side cover? Looks good either way!
If they weren't so rediculously expensive, I would but the decals back on. $ 55 for the two of them. I am going to sell it when it's all back together. They can always be added later should someone want to.

It was definitely worth the effort. Replaced the vibration dampers, mechanical seal, and of course all the gaskets will be new. It really looked sorry before.

Going to gloss black the frame before putting the enigne back in. Tank and fenders getting painted too, just not sure what color. Suggestions???

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Iridium's
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