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So I decided to paint my bike Chrysler Inferno Metallic Red. I made some mesh insert out of BBQ grill topper from Wal-Mart. :crazyloco





 

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Love the color. Very good lookin bike Bro.
 

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Looking good man, got a nice clean look...
 

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Wow... Awesome look for a spray job. Was It a rattle can job or a paint gun.
And great idea with the grill topper inserts. I might have to steal that :p
 

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It's the Dupli-Color Color Match from Auto-Zone. Really good stuff. Easy to lay. I did 3 coat (4 cans) and 3 coats of clear. I use Original Polish and Cleaner. Works like a charm.

The grill toppers were like $4 as opposed to the 60+ custom shops want.
 

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spray painted??? even more impressive!
 

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Thanks. Although this is my first motorcycle/project, I take GREAT pride in my work. I figure it can be a learning experience.
 

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Looks almost satin. Did you wet sand or clear coat it?
 

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It had a scratch on the side from the previous owner. I just sanded it down with 120, 400 & 600 grit, used the $1.06 Touch 'N Tone rattle can primer, then sprayed it and used the clear coat. The paint cans said it was meant for auto-body repair, so I figured work for it had to be minimal. Came out WAY better than expected.
 

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I guess you didn't wet sand it then.

Try that next time, will turn out even better.
 

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It looks Satin because it was cloudy. The metallic get's all pissed off and depressed it the sun isn't beaming.
 

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Still looks "satin-ie" to me :nana

I'm not gonna argue that it doesn't look kickass though. My first thought was a distinct reminder of the 12R.
 
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