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Old 05-19-2011, 01:36 PM   #51
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I don't have the choice to take it back to the painter, long story but the short of it is that it was to never go to this painter in the beginning, my boyfriend was trying to me out so he will be the one doing the "sanding" part but he heard of the G3 stuff so I was hoping someone out there had heard ofit, apparently he has seen it used and said it looks amazing.

If I was wait for him to sand it then Iwon't be riding this year, sadly enough the painter had my bike 6 weeks before it was done and ready to where I could pick it up.....so not wasting time on him at the moment.

Off to Napa......hope it works...ill post pics later!!
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Old 06-28-2011, 11:45 AM   #52
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I have a full bottle of G3 sitting on the shelf. I tried it...it's ok. still prefer Mopar over anything, and you can find it at any Dodge dealership....or should be able to. not only do I find it works best, it's also under $10 a bottle.

but like others have stated, your painter should have done that for you. I would have done it for you just for the simple fact that I won't let any work leave my shop unless it is a close to perfect as I can possibly get it.
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:47 PM   #53
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Well this looks like it has just saved me quite a bit of money, my whole bike is like this ( was bought as a bit of a rideable project) and i was looking at a respray or replacing the panels

nice one
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Old 04-19-2015, 01:54 PM   #54
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dont see the pictures
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Old 05-11-2016, 07:50 AM   #55
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I just repainted mine and need to know whats next. I put 4 coats of clear coat and a friend said to wetsand with 2000 grit. After the wetsand, whats next?


Took the tank down to bare metal and the plastics sanded down to fix blemishes
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:07 AM   #56
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If the 4 coats of clear went on perfect with no runs anywhere I would leave it alone for a while. If you have to wetsand or want to, 1000 grit to 2000 grit will work fine, I used meguiars ultimate compound and then the polish. I recommend not using a buffer wheel ( unless your really carefull !! ) because I burned through some edges on my tank & the only fix to that mess is a complete re- spray. A big bag of wal mart microfiber cloths will help with the compound and polish . Did you spray the bike yourself?
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:20 AM   #57
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It's a real shame the pics are gone...
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