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  1. Africa Twin
    Has anyone on here has any experience of having a bike/bike panels wrapped? Has anyone done a diy wrap? seen some sites offering unusual wraps and was wondering how hard they are to apply and what the final look is like? cheers https://www.wrapdirect.com/motorcycle-wrap-kits/
  2. Africa Twin
    Has anyone on here has any experience of having a bike/bike panels wrapped? Has anyone done a diy wrap? seen some sites offering unusual wraps and was wondering how hard they are to apply and what the final look is like? cheers
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi Lads, I have finally broken ground on the rebuild and so far I'm just stripping the easy stuff off. Progress is slow but no issues so far. Been on the site a long time and have been meaning to do this for just as long. Ok, my first question so far is what do you guys think the nick my...
  4. Transalp
    How much do you think it would cost to get a Transalp 600 properly resprayed. ie not rattle cans at home it would be... - two white side rear panels - two red/white front panels - red/white tank - red mudguards - red cowling any ideas? £300? £400 £500?
  5. Chatter
    Hi guys, new here! Last year I wanted to respray my bike so i purchased some paint from this company: Honda Custom Mixed Paint I was happy with the paint and all that but I don't really want to order paint online again, it there anywhere anyone knows in Southampton that sells good quality...
  6. Africa Twin
    Quick question, I am trial fitting fairing panels prior to respray, My front fairing was smashed when I got it and missing some fasteners. Does the central fixing point have anything between the panel and the fairing sub frame ( grommet ?) or does the screw fix diectly through the panel and...
  7. XL
    Hi could someone tell me how many colours Did they do on a 1980 frame my frame is red But unsure and side panels red but look Painted red rear shocks are red and tank red looks Like had a respray so a bit confused I want to Rebuild to factory colours hope someone can Help me thanks
  8. Transalp
    Just finished reassembling after a respray. Hope the image link works.
  9. Transalp
    Hi all... I have bought another bike to tour(fjr1300a) so i was thinking of converting the alp to a full time green laning bike on a budget. The obvious mods are Off road tyres Sump guard Proper handguards Anything else you would do? Also i am thinking of a respray to something more...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    My friend in Germany has got a Tiger XC800 tank in white , It was removed from a new bike as damaged, he bought it because he was going to respray it to have a tank in a different colour , but has now decided it is to good to repaint the dent is barely visible in the pictures but is just below...
  11. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    There's this small little place in a place called Molesey, near Hampton Court (KT8), which specialise in crash repair. I thought this bloke called Jino was worth a mention on the basis that he's totally amazing at paint. A few years back I gave him a XL600V radiator cowl faring in blue to spray...
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi can any body advise of a panel painter in the west midlands at a sensable cost, i've just rebuilt the A/T and spent a small futune on it, but its nice, to finish of the job properly it needs a complete respray:thumbup: would add pics but don't know how ta:toothy9:
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi, I am based in Spain and the lacquer on my tank has all come off, so am biting the bullet and getting the whole thing resprayed white(will add decals to liven up). Have been quoted €250.00 Is this reasonable as I have no idea, or should I shop about? Cheers chaps(and chapess's)
  14. Africa Twin
    OK. What paint do I paint my engine with to get a good factory finish? Ive looked everywhere for info but cant find a complete answer. Heeeelp!
  15. Transalp
    I do not know the reason, I have parked my bike in same bay almost every day in past 2 years. tonight when I was going home it was covered in bird $hit seagull sized they must have been roosting on top-box, seat, handle-bars etc the rain had even made it spread. power wash tomorrow SMcG in wet...
  16. Helmets
    Do any of you ggod folk of the XRV forum know anyone who airbrushes helmets and what sort of price they charge. I know this will depend on the design, but just a rough guide will be good enough. Cheers :D:D
  17. Varadero
    It took me ages...almost 3 weeks to be precise. I am now totally sick and tired of rubbing down! I have learnt a lot and would have done a few things differently in hindsight! I tried to link the photos but Picassa won't let me :( The link is here...
  18. Varadero
    Firstly, I'd just like to introduce myself. I'm a thirty something bloke from near Basingstoke. I have a wife and 2 kids, so don't get to do enough tours on the bike! I can't wait until they grow up <wishing my life away!> but as the second one is only a year old, it may be a while yet. I have...
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