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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 19 Jun 2020, 15:12

After discussing with my technical adviser I am going for this colour scheme
https://www.slothdesign.com/concepts/55 ... tr-concept
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Re: CX500

Postby D6Nutz » 19 Jun 2020, 15:49

Perkles wrote:After discussing with my technical adviser I am going for this colour scheme
https://www.slothdesign.com/concepts/55 ... tr-concept
Classy, uncomplicated. Like it.

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Re: CX500

Postby Blade » 19 Jun 2020, 16:45

Nice 8) you going with the Simoncelli tribute too??
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 19 Jun 2020, 17:30

Blade wrote:Nice 8) you going with the Simoncelli tribute too??

no I am trying to keep it simple plus its not really a sports bike :)
I have no idea how its all going to turn out ,probably a bit shit but I enjoy working on things, it keeps me sane enough to be let out in public (nod)
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 19 Jun 2020, 18:36

Base coat silver is on ,will let it set overnight and de-nib with 1000 grit then mask for the red & blue
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Re: CX500

Postby Kwacky » 19 Jun 2020, 18:38

Top work so far mate
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 20 Jun 2020, 17:22

Frame came out well ,I didnt want to use powder coat it gives a crap finish and you cant touch it up so I used 2k satin black
Tank needs cleaning up ,decals, clear coat then buffing
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 20 Jun 2020, 17:23

and another
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Re: CX500

Postby Kwacky » 20 Jun 2020, 17:27

Yes mate. That's spot on.
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Re: CX500

Postby Blade » 20 Jun 2020, 17:47

Very professional 8) top class work (rock)
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Re: CX500

Postby StMarks » 20 Jun 2020, 18:45

Very impressive indeed Mr Perkles.

I do hope the engine turns out to be healthy, after all this attention to the cosmetics.
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 20 Jun 2020, 18:51

StMarks wrote:Very impressive indeed Mr Perkles.

I do hope the engine turns out to be healthy, after all this attention to the cosmetics.

it ran ok ,if its not I will just rebuild it its only held on with 4 bolts so easy enough to take out
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Re: CX500

Postby D6Nutz » 20 Jun 2020, 19:01

Nice!

This bike is going to be the mutts nuts .(y)

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Re: CX500

Postby kiwikrasher » 21 Jun 2020, 01:31

Looking good!! Going to definitely be worth more than a couple of beers when you’re done with it!
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 21 Jun 2020, 13:16

Need to source a load of bolts ,the original ones are very rusty but its looking like a bike again
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Re: CX500

Postby Blade » 21 Jun 2020, 13:20

Wow (rock) Never seen a project goes so well or so quickly. Nice one
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Re: CX500

Postby Perkles » 27 Jun 2020, 19:47

Had some quality mancave solice today
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Re: CX500

Postby Monty » 27 Jun 2020, 19:53

Nice job
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Re: CX500

Postby Kwacky » 27 Jun 2020, 20:19

Coming together nicely. That blue looks really good.
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Re: CX500

Postby Frankie » 27 Jun 2020, 20:24

(y) Looking good :)
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