Bit of Painting

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grant81rs
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Bit of Painting

Post by grant81rs » Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:39 pm

Gidday,

Last night I set about and painted the pannier lids on my K1100LT, have always fancied the colour coded look.

So I called by the local auto paint suppliers with the topbox in hand and the colour number from under the seat, and after a little searching on their computer "Pine Green" was settled on being the correct BMW colour match.

2 x $28.00 per aerosol cans were mixed in two pac paint on the spot in 10 minutes plus 1 x etched primer and 1 x clear coat and I was back out the door quickly.

A good wipe down and then I taped up the badges and protective rubbers etc and it was good to go, they came up fantastic!!

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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by Major Softie » Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:14 pm

That looks pretty sweet.
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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by ME 109 » Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:30 pm

Looks like a good match on the 'puter screen!
Well done, mate.
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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by Sibbo » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:23 pm

Sweet !!!
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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by CVA-42 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:25 am

Nice job! They look right...

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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by Zombie Master » Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:37 pm

Very nice! Love the color.
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Re: Bit of Painting

Post by enigmaT120 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:20 pm

Purty. Do those fit airhead mounts?
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