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Painted Little Bits

 


I think lots of silver bolts on black looks a bit silly, so I sprayed them all black with BBQ paint and cured them in the over. They look brilliant and it will also mean they are a bit more protected from corrosion.

I didn't paint the screw heads, so they were protected by newspaper and I stuck them into a piece of wood to hold them for painting:-


After a couple of layers of paint:-


I also took out the fuel cap bolts (very easy):-


After being put in the over for two 10 minute sessions:-


The gas tank bolts and washers:-


The dash bolts:-


The upper fairing bolts:-


The gas cap bolts:-


The lower fairing bolts:-


If they get messed up, I can easily sand and repaint. I'm trying to decide whether to paint some of the larger bits or find somewhere that can power-coat them. I'm not even sure if all the bits of the footrest hangers can be painted.

 

 

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