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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-21-2009, 02:56 AM Thread Starter
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Accent painting

What would it take to paint various plastic parts on my '09 250R such as foot controls, brake and clutch lever, et cetera? Obviosuly I would need some paint but would I just need to sand these surfaces down and then paint or put down some sort of primer? What sort of paint would I buy? Automotive paint? Enamel?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions. I searched top to bottom for a similar thread but couldn't find anything!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-22-2009, 03:21 PM
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sandblast them. or sand them with 180-220 sandpaper. use self etching primer. and use a good spray paint.dont buy the $1 stuff from walmart.lol
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you can also have aluminum parts anodized if you want to go that far.
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Paint will not be durable. You need to powdercoat.

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