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Fixing a scratch
« on: August 06, 2006, 04:24:00 pm »
Where can I have a bad scratch on my GS tank fixed?
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Re: Fixing a scratch
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2006, 04:47:06 pm »
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Where can I have a bad scratch on my GS tank fixed?


How deep is a bad scratch? In inches or mm?

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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2006, 05:01:16 pm »
It is not that deep, it just went through the color, you can see the white under coat (my bike is yellow). But it is the whole length of the tank.
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Fixing a scratch
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2006, 06:17:06 pm »
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It is not that deep, it just went through the color, you can see the white under coat (my bike is yellow). But it is the whole length of the tank.


Ex Wife, Ex wifes boyfriend, etc come on we would like to know the gory details, the fact that you have not mentioned how it got there implies something interesting?

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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2006, 06:47:35 pm »
Rubbing Compound! :wink:
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2006, 07:30:07 pm »
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Rubbing Compound! :wink:


As an ex Army boy, I am sure you can explain this post?

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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2006, 08:13:04 pm »
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Quote from: "popipants"
It is not that deep, it just went through the color, you can see the white under coat (my bike is yellow). But it is the whole length of the tank.


Ex Wife, Ex wifes boyfriend, etc come on we would like to know the gory details, the fact that you have not mentioned how it got there implies something interesting?

The cause of the scratch will require a post on its own  :o

I was actually thinking of having the tank sprayed, is that a good idea and where is the best place to have it done.
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« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2006, 04:54:32 pm »
Welshie R U having a bad hair day?

Rubbing Compound is a product, almost like car polish that removes mild to not so serious scrathces.

Requires some serious elbo ghries!  :wink:

If you want to have the whole tank resprayed, take it to the dealer and let them send it to their spray painter!
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Fixing a scratch
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2006, 07:59:43 pm »
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Welshie R U having a bad hair day?

Rubbing Compound is a product, almost like car polish that removes mild to not so serious scrathces.

Requires some serious elbo ghries!  :wink:

If you want to have the whole tank resprayed, take it to the dealer and let them send it to their spray painter!


Sorry Leo, having a bad lifetime and particularly a bad month, I do not do this working for a living well!

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« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2006, 08:09:28 am »
Thanks, I tried rubbing compound, it worked ok. The scratch is not as visible anymore. I am going to have the tank sprayed anyway. But I am going to wait untill after the GS challenge...you never know!!!!
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« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2006, 02:29:55 pm »
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wait untill after the GS challenge



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