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Can't ride might as well paint

Engine looked like crap from a gas leak. PO left the bike in his shed and the gas kept dripping and removed all the paint from the motor. So I've been itching to do something with it. Still can't ride because my tank is out being painted so I had to do something to the bike. Hand painted the stripes. Didn't remove the motor. Just kind of painted around stuff lol. Not the best paint job but it'll do for me until I get sick of it again. What do you guys think?


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that look pretty bad a## how much to paint the tank and what color was wanting mine painted and fenders thought about pearl white on mine.

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My tank is gonna be pearl black with a tribute to my father. It's actually a surprise to me. I have no idea what's gonna be on it. The paint job is being done for free. A friend of my brother in laws does murals on fire trucks and stuff and he just recently lost someone in a cancer battle so he volunteered for the work.

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Should I paint the ports around the plugs? Been wondering

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Should I paint the ports around the plugs? Been wondering
I did


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Can you show me a pic? Wanna see what it looks like

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Should I paint the ports around the plugs? Been wondering
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Can you show me a pic? Wanna see what it looks like
No pics....with SP inserted, mask tape over the SP....spray painted. simple
.....I am missing something here ?


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No pics....with SP inserted, mask tape over the SP....spray painted. simple
.....I am missing something here ?

Just wanted to see what it looked like before I decided to do it. Guess I'll just give it a go tomorrow. Gonna be nice again.

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