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Offline sye

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What to do about colours
« on: April 17, 2019, 05:32:45 PM »
It looks as if I've cocked up a little. It's my own fault for not double checking.  :(

Both side panels had seen better days, the right side was badly cracked and the left had a lug missing, so I bought a pair of replicas from LPM. I decided to paint them myself, so checked on the correct colour for the 72 K1 which is candy gold. Painted them today only to discover that the bike had been repainted at some time in Starlight gold which is much lighter.

So, what to do? Do I repaint the side panels in starlight gold or send the lot of to Menno for the correct candy gold colour. the tank is in a good state, just the wrong colour for the year.  :-[

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Re: What to do about colours
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2019, 05:41:56 PM »
Knowing how busy Menno is right now, I'd spray the panels to match the tank, enjoy the summer, and get it all done over winter!
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Re: What to do about colours
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2019, 05:50:37 PM »
Knowing how busy Menno is right now, I'd spray the panels to match the tank, enjoy the summer, and get it all done over winter!
Just what I was going to suggest Mr Hairy.
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Re: What to do about colours
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2019, 06:29:54 PM »
That's not a bad idea Hairy but if I do that, there's no point in spraying the side panels to match. I may as well leave them as they are and get everything done at the same time.  ;D