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NICE!
Your gonna cry when you lay it down.. :eek:

Nah, just kidding. Looks really good though. :D:)

//amullo
 

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Awesome paint job "Great Job" looks fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Nice work! Any issues with spraying clear over top of stickers? Does it take a special sticker for the clear to adhear to properly? I've painted a few bikes but was always afraid to spray over the stickers for fear that the paint wouldn't stick or it would eat the stickers.
 

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Lets see the finished product!!!!
 

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Yves, your bike looks good! I will try to post a picture of my R and I have alot more stickers than yours. I remember I bought something for my Porsche from you but I don't remember what part. Maybe a Plenum.

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Well...put about 4 layers of clearcoat on it last night and was amazed by the result. Tried to take pictures, but the flash gave too much of a reflection. Will take some pictures at the track on Saturday.

For those of you interested in the technicalities of this job, yes, I did everything myself.

Started off from a set of new Sharkskinz (they come pre-primed).
Used Dupont Chromabase paint (260$). Had my paint colormatched, but we ended up with the same color as a certain Kawasaki red. Used a Harbor Freight HLVP paint gun (39$ on sale) with 1.4 mm tip to apply both base and clear coats. Worked like a gem.
The decals are from Scott at srsigndesig.com. 75$ for the total kit.

Total cost for the project (including the skinz) : +/-1,200$.
Very, very rewarding experience for which I would be willing to pay more. I'm a CFO and actually like projects on my Ducati and Porsche. So relaxing after a day in the office going over numbers or dealing with whining employees :)

Attached a picture of another project (Porsche turbo swap).
 

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Yves, your bike looks good! I will try to post a picture of my R and I have alot more stickers than yours. I remember I bought something for my Porsche from you but I don't remember what part. Maybe a Plenum.

Mike
I remember that. I think I sold you my 1-touch top closing system from my previous 911. Turbos are the way to go ! Come with 420 HP stock, but I already bumped it up to 600HP with some bolt-ons. Stupid fast cars and 4 wheel drive on top.
 

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260 isn't too bad for paint actually....red is always freaken outrageous
 
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