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Finally got my yellow icon saturday morning after a few months of waiting.. I'm not a big fan of the yellow color
2 hours after I was plasti dipping it.

4 layers of gun metal plasti dip and 2 layers of gloss . I also Wrap the side plates. Black Plasti Dip on the sides and around the head light . Here's the result. ( cell phone picture ). Still need to put back the badges with velcro. Still not sure if i'll put back the original one or something different .

Next mods = Put new badges on the side tank + black Ceramic coat the exhaust line and tip + bar end mirrors + Tail Tiddy + removing all the ugly stickers everywhere on the frame + comfort seat
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You done a great job there but the colour does not do it for me. It is great how you can experiment with plasti dip for cheap :)
 

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Very succeeded my opinion. Great job! What about the silencer and heat protection, handlebar clamp, to much black you think?

Whats with all the stickers on the frame an bridge actually, I see 5 of them. :eek:o_O
 

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Very succeeded my opinion. Great job! What about the silencer and heat protection, handlebar clamp, to much black you think?

Whats with all the stickers on the frame an bridge actually, I see 5 of them. :eek:o_O
These are exactly my next steps :) Im dropping everything that you listed at the paint Shop on tuesday next week ! also the side pannels that I will powdercoat now that I know that I want them black.

Next winter I will ask the same shop to do the tank and fenders. Plasti dip is temporary .

Thanks for the comments guys :) for sure ill post pictures of every step
 

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Why don't you keep the bike Plasti Dipped!?Looks fine, it cost you less and perhaps "tomorrow" you want a other look... o_O. Also for reselling its perhaps better to have it in its original state. :rolleyes:
 

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Chris75 a plasti dip job is about 60$-80$ , a proper paintjob in a good paint shop is about 300$-400$. Not such a big difference and the look is a lot better with paint .. this finish of plasti dip is a bite like rubber. Also if by mistake you drop some gas on plastidip = melt . Time fades plasti dip , not the paint. Paint is also a lot easier to wash .

Now i know that i want my scrambler a lighter grey with black side pannels and no gloss all satin finish . If i ever change my mind in the future i'll ask the paint shop to redo the job.
 

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Chris75 a plasti dip job is about 60$-80$ , a proper paintjob in a good paint shop is about 300$-400$. Not such a big difference and the look is a lot better with paint .. the finish of plasti dip is a bite like rubber. Also if by mistake you drop some gas on plastidip = melt . Time fades plasti dip more then paint. I would have to redo the plasti dip job every one or 2 seasons. Paint is also a lot easier to wash . If i resale the bike i'm confident that I will find a buyer that will like my color more then yellow or red ;)

Now i know that i want my scrambler a lighter grey with black side pannels and no gloss all satin finish . If i ever change my mind in the future i'll ask the paint shop to redo the job.
 

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Chris75 a plasti dip job is about 60$-80$ , a proper paintjob in a good paint shop is about 300$-400$.
$300-$400 for a proper paint job? Is this for a professional? I spent that much to have the rear fender in my Kingpin sprayed a number of years ago and I spent more than double that to spray tank, fenders, and side bags for my enfield, and both of these were side jobs. I need to find painters like the ones you are using.
 

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Hmm.. are Belgium 400$ more than US $400?
I speak french but im from Canada not belgium ;) And I meant usd dollars. Tank + 2 small fenders 450 cad so around 350 - 400 usd ;) for a professionnal guy in a specialised paintshop in business since 2001.
 

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Great job Chris! I actually love the yellow but thought that there is was too much of it so I plasti'd my fenders only. I had the side panels done as well but found the rubbing from my knees were going to wear through so carbon vinyl wrapped instead. Plasti is a lot of fun to use and it's great know that you can remove with ease and redo if you please!
 
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