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Post by headcoats » Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:51 pm

Might just give it a blast of laquer to keep the worst off but saying that i had a YPVS rear mastercylinder blasted and left bare alloy and it has remained pretty clean with only a bit of autosol on every now and then :wink:
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Post by garye345 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:15 pm

Bit of laquer would be my choice,the less work the better.
Depends how much,and in what weather the bikes gonna get used i surpose.
I think it looks"excellent dude" =D> .
Will have to look it up,but is bead blasting(ie the actual "beads")dearer than sand blasting?Would sand blasting give similar results?
I used to be so care less,as if i could'nt careless.

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Post by headcoats » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:30 pm

Just been having a difference of opinion on another site about this as some are saying the gold finish is paint and not anodising :?
Well all i can say would they paint the inside of the caliper too [-X

Also vapour blasting will remove anodising apparently

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Post by Howie » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:42 pm

Would sand blasting give similar results?
I sand blasted a pair of zxr750 calipers a few years back using aluminium oxide media & it gives a matt finish but as HC says, a good going over with a brass brush gives you a shiny finish.

But like anything polished, you need to keep on top of it :( Which i'm useless at :oops:

So its paint or powder coat for me :D

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Post by mgtkr1 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:17 pm

im 90% that he is the father. ooops, shit ive been watching jeremy kyle as i cant get into work. i meant im 90% sure that the caliper are indeed painted but its been a while since i cleaned a set. you have a point about the innards been painted/anodised though.

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Post by headcoats » Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:36 pm

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RGV fork tops bead blasted then a quick polish

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Post by headcoats » Tue Dec 07, 2010 5:51 pm

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The slot on the black RS 250 caliper hanger needs to be the same as the silver RGV one :-k

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Post by headcoats » Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:18 pm

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Cleaned the front RGv calipers today
They had stuck in pistons and loads of corrosion around the seal area :cry:
A dremel with a brass wire wheel and jobs a good'n :wink:
Looks like i can reuse the pistons too :P

Just wished i had done a before and after as they were pretty bad :?
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Post by garye345 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:17 pm

Looking Goood!
I love forums,cannot wait to start on mine-i feel inspired =D>.
Love photo's i do :D.
Cannot drink beer-sends me whappy :mrgreen: .
More photo's please \:D/ .
I used to be so care less,as if i could'nt careless.

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Post by scooble » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:02 pm

that reminds me, I need to look at the RS bracket on my swingarm - give me a poke if I don't do it, my memory isn't waht it used to be :?

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Post by Howie » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:21 pm

Looking Goood!
I love forums,cannot wait to start on mine-i feel inspired .
Love photo's i do .
Cannot drink beer-sends me whappy
I love posts like these :D
Make no sense :D
Make Howie smile :D
Me beer like too :D

Thanks for cheering me up Gary, had a hard days labouring today

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Post by pablo » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:25 pm

shiney stuff....mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)
calipers........mmmmmmmmm :)
beer....mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :D
"Turned out nice again"

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Post by headcoats » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:19 pm

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More pics :P

Got a refurbed crank.

Only thing i need are some crank cases which i just can't seem to find anywhere :cry:
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Post by garye345 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:27 pm

scooble wrote:- give me a poke
Is that quite the right choice of words there Ms scooble?
Sorry-i know :mrgreen:
Nice crank by the way :)
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Post by KR-1R » Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:47 am

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ooooh... I bags first POKE

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to copy one thing is plagiarism - to copy two things is called research

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