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Forum: Links 09-25-2018, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Good info, thank you. I've come to the...

Good info, thank you.

I've come to the conclusion that there may really be no firm data on any of this. Others have said they are certain their Midnights are pure black while some have said they...
Forum: Links 06-17-2018, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
So the chrome......black. Turned out pretty well....

So the chrome......black. Turned out pretty well. It's not as thick as the factory and seems to scratch easier. Also flash points where the coverage is off. Overall the results are acceptable. There...
Forum: Links 06-14-2018, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Yeah...my only problem is sometimes I learn I...

Yeah...my only problem is sometimes I learn I shouldn't have taken it apart....:D
Forum: Links 06-14-2018, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Sounds like a cool color. Always fun to see...

Sounds like a cool color. Always fun to see things differently when you look at it night and day.

The pipes are back and on now. Been a few weeks. I'll try to get some images and a review on them...
Forum: Links 03-12-2018, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Been a while and I'm overdue for an update...so...

Been a while and I'm overdue for an update...so here it is.


All the black parts were taken to a shop in Tempe for the final work. We had a couple of all black (New Yamaha Black) items for the...
Forum: Links 01-17-2018, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Can't really say enough good things about these...

Can't really say enough good things about these people. If you need paint for your bike it's hard to beat their customer service.

Having reduced all of the speckled to a bare minimum they were...
Forum: Links 01-13-2018, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Been a while. My painter guy got kicked out of...

Been a while. My painter guy got kicked out of his shop and that played hell on this project...lol!

So we shot some of the new paint and it's nice. But it's simply got to much sparkle in it. I got...
Forum: Links 09-22-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Todd TCE
Quick update. If you follow Ebay there was...

Quick update.

If you follow Ebay there was an 1100 MK fender for sale. I bought it.

Hard to see given the volume of scratches in it but yep it has the faint sparkes in it.
Forum: Links 09-19-2017, 12:00 PM
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Views: 5,861
Posted By Todd TCE
Trust me; I'm more intrigued (and somewhat...

Trust me; I'm more intrigued (and somewhat frustrated!) than anything else. I'm just sharing what I'm finding

Of all the bikes the here's what I have/see now.

80-850 sparkles, 3300mi, all...
Forum: Links 09-19-2017, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Todd TCE
I wish I could off you a clear explanation Jim....

I wish I could off you a clear explanation Jim. That's what ColorRite told me too. And what I had purchased from them thinking it was correct. And what they stewed over when I send the 850 front...
Forum: Links 09-18-2017, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Todd TCE
So I'm NOT seeing things! lol I suspected...

So I'm NOT seeing things! lol

I suspected there would be some push back on this when I first posted it. And I confess I powder coated my headlamp bucket and gauge pods gloss black before I caught...
Forum: Links 09-17-2017, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Todd TCE
That's interesting to hear.... Believe me I'm as...

That's interesting to hear.... Believe me I'm as surprised as anyone as to what we found. ColorRite was as well until they had the fender off the 850 in their hand- being certain it was simply new...
Forum: Links 09-17-2017, 03:35 PM
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Views: 5,861
Posted By Todd TCE
UPDATE Finally got the tank sprayed. Right...

UPDATE

Finally got the tank sprayed. Right now it shows a bit more sparkle in it than I'd like it too. The good thing there is that we have some other paint issues on it to deal with and now time...
Forum: Links 09-02-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,861
Posted By Todd TCE
Thanks. We'll know in a day or two how it looks. ...

Thanks. We'll know in a day or two how it looks.

I'll have to check out that code number there and see what she, err, it looks like.:D
Forum: Links 08-25-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,861
Posted By Todd TCE
1100 Midnight Black Paint...finally?

Just thought I'd post my "props" to the folks at Color Rite for helping me find the paint for my Midnights.

After searching high and low, and a couple of bad purchases, and even painting the tank...
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