Paint question


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Berwefeac
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Paint question

Post by Berwefeac » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:49 am



I have contacted my dealer and wrote a note on my survey to honda about how unhappy i am with the paint, my bile is all black. My question is to the folks with red bikes, are the scratches as bad?noticable on the red? i was thinking of asking honda to replace all the black with red, i really love the blacked out look but this bike is less than 3 months old and the paint looks like crap already.

thanks



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raven41951
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Re: Paint question

Post by raven41951 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:06 am

More info required.
Is this a 2008 1800? Can't be if its "new".
Recently painted? By Whom? What paint? Was it properly prepped?

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Corkster52
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Re: Paint question

Post by Corkster52 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:05 pm

Berwefeac wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:49 am
My question is to the folks with red bikes, are the scratches as bad?noticable on the red?
Kind of depends on the depth of the scratch. If it just in the clear coat it is barely noticeable, but if it is in the underlying silver base coat (like mine) it is quite noticeable.

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newday777
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1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

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Re: Paint question

Post by newday777 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:31 am

Berwefeac wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:49 am
I have contacted my dealer and wrote a note on my survey to honda about how unhappy i am with the paint, my bile is all black. My question is to the folks with red bikes, are the scratches as bad?noticable on the red? i was thinking of asking honda to replace all the black with red, i really love the blacked out look but this bike is less than 3 months old and the paint looks like crap already.

thanks
What is the year of your bike???

rickf1985
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Re: Paint question

Post by rickf1985 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:47 am

Posted 6 days ago and never came back for an answer, guess he is not that interested. Or he finally waxed it!

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newday777
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Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:21 pm
Location: Milford NH summer and fall Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored and sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: Paint question

Post by newday777 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:50 am

rickf1985 wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:47 am
Posted 6 days ago and never came back for an answer, guess he is not that interested. Or he finally waxed it!
And he probably doesn't have the email notifications set.



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