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RT Performance
06-08-2009, 07:13 AM
Not sure if this been covered but i did my header the other night and was like well i got all the stuff out.:p
So i pulled the brake first sanded it smooth with a die grinder and 80 grit pad then a roloc pad.
followed with my 2" mini DA sander 600 then 800 grit
Mother mag polish and a cloth pad with the da after 4 or 5 times it looks like a mirror.
Then i did the shifter and the link that always discolored. i will take a few pics tomorrow.

only1reds
06-08-2009, 08:51 AM
sounds like something we'd all like to see, please be sure to get some pictures up

xtremelow
06-08-2009, 09:57 AM
Second on the pics.:p

RT Performance
06-10-2009, 02:55 AM
Sorry there not the best i put 250 miles on it since i did them so they have a few scratches and it was dark in the shop

http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3929_20090609185002_L.jpg
http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3929_20090609184921_L.jpg
http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3929_20090609184830_L.jpg
http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3929_20090609184806_L.jpg

Grrr
06-10-2009, 03:52 AM
Here's how mine came out... with rain and over 1000 miles on'm in a week...and it's dark ...'n blurry.
http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3766_20090609194848_L.jpg
http://www.buellxb.com/buell_images/3766_20090609194918_L.jpg
"aye she's a wee bit rusty"

Grrr
06-10-2009, 09:10 PM
...an den nothing... [confused]

Midnight82
06-10-2009, 09:21 PM
Looks sick fellas.

I like the drilled look.

Are you going to coat the parts with anything to prevent rust and/or discoloring?

Grrr
06-10-2009, 09:29 PM
Mine are from AmericanSportbike. Came with satin finish, polished easy. The pegs, well got'em off ebay from somebody who has no idea what a "stop" is on a CNC machine.

I'll keep polishing them till I get tired of all the polished things here and there. Then I will clear coat them.

Midnight82
06-10-2009, 09:30 PM
Nothing wrong with that!

It's always nice to have an excuse to wrench on your bike. (except for major issues)