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  1. Zinc plating and chroming

    Africa Twin
    Can anyone recommend somewhere to send all my bolts to for zinc plating and my bits of chrome pipe for chroming? Local places just are not getting back to me and Ashford chroming quoted £384!! Thanks
  2. chroming header clamps or other finishing options ?

    Dominator / FMX
    one part of the dommie that looks crusty after a while are the header clamps . Just wondered what people think of various finishing options eg chroming /galvanising etc. thanks Bill
  3. Chrome Powder Coating

    Mechanical Advice
    Anyone have any experience of chrome effect powder coating? I was in collecting some bits from my friendly local metal finishers and they showed me a couple of samples of chrome powder work which they are playing with and while it's not got that deep shine of real chroming being more like...
  4. anyone ever chromed their header clamps ? will it last?

    Dominator / FMX
    Always noticed how rough the header clamps look on my Dommie and wondered if I grind them back and send for chroming whether they'd be likely to look decent for a reasonable length of time ...or is the temperature just too high to allow any finish apart from stainless to last? your advice...
  5. Chrome-plating in the Uk

    Mechanical Advice
    Ladies & Gentlemen, A Maltese motorcyclist of my acquaintance has asked the following - "My friend Mike wants to chrome some bits on his bike. I was wondering if you know or know somebody who knows REALLY GOOD chrome platers in the UK who do a good long lasting chrome job on steel and...
  6. Fork Stripdown

    Dominator / FMX
    I'm stripping a set of SLR forks I bought for spares. I've got all the parts seperated except for the valve assembly in the bottom of the stanchion. There appears to be a tubular insert in the bottom of the leg, it has 4 tabs pointing inwards and holes around the edge. It holds a nylon sealing...
  7. Wanted: Xl 125 rear wheel.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Wanted early 80"s XL125 rear wheel ! as long as spokes are sound not worried about rust or chroming missing on rim, as its for my sons field bike. Thanks.
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