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post #41 of 45 (permalink) Old 12-17-2008, 04:47 PM
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Can I see some before and after pics please?

Here you go.... bear in mind these are in a dark garage and just after using the polishing mops. I'd not polished them with autosol or anything like that to finish them at this stage, hence the fingerprints etc...
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post #42 of 45 (permalink) Old 02-21-2009, 12:28 PM
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First note that I do not necessarily prescribe to the methods recommended in different parts of this thread. To each his/her own. Several different ways and they all work to varying degrees I guess. Nevertheless, I did notice at least one concern that no pictures were provided. Here are a few of my 1999 R6...before and after polishing.

http://s266.photobucket.com/albums/i...ZF-R6-1999.jpg
http://s266.photobucket.com/albums/i...R6complete.jpg
http://s266.photobucket.com/albums/i...t=MVC-892F.jpg
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bear did you polish your rims too? cuz they look puurdy
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The polished look is nice for sure, but depending on where you live a lot of maintenance. I'm in Ohio and on my previous bike polished the front/rear sets brake/clutch levers, and was always having to do them again because of issues with rusting. It was my first time so not 100% it was done right, but on my bike now (silver 04 R6) just going to have them powder coated black. Good luck to you.
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post #45 of 45 (permalink) Old 05-23-2010, 04:17 AM
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you can use paint remover. most parts stores sell it i think its made by 3M.

to do the job right youll need a bare from..to insure that you get all the nooks and crannies.

take your time and good luck


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