What do you guys think of my powder coated beast

23 replies to this topic
  • s3706

Posted September 14, 2005 - 10:48 AM


Here are some pics of the beast






Posted September 14, 2005 - 10:52 AM


should have got it anodized, powder coating wears off easier... should have done the rims on that bad boy.... blue rims are sick

  • B86_Racer

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:18 AM


You can't anodize steel.

P.S. You are missing a motor mount bolt. :banghead:

  • 450GN

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:23 AM


looks pretty sharp!

did you strip the old paint off first before powder coating?

and is it true that if the old paint is stripped and then you get it powder coated... you can save a good amount of weight?

anyways nice looking bike and some blue or black rims would look very quality :banghead:

  • s3706

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:23 AM


I was thinking of doing the wheels blue or maybe black. It look like it will be a pain in the ass to disassemble the wheels to have them powder coated. I would rather be :banghead:

  • s3706

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:28 AM


The bolt broken off in the frame when i was taking it apart.

  • RADRick

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:29 AM


You can't anodize steel.

P.S. You are missing a motor mount bolt. :banghead:

The parts in question, the side covers, are made of magnesium or aluminum, not steel.

  • XR250rdr

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:31 AM


Frame is steel though

  • s3706

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:31 AM


The powder coating shop did all the media blasting on the frame for me.

  • SureBlue

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:39 AM


The powder coating shop did all the media blasting on the frame for me.

Is the frame oil reservoir thoroughly cleaned after the blasting?
BTW-nice bike. And get rims black, not blue if you do them.

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  • s3706

Posted September 14, 2005 - 11:48 AM


They said to flush it with mineral spirits because stuff still gets in it even with the holes plugged.

  • FZ1426

Posted September 14, 2005 - 06:28 PM


Nice heat shield. You should paint that blue too. Those stupid motor mount bolts just make your bike heavy anyways.

  • dmoney2023

Posted September 14, 2005 - 08:32 PM


Nice. I love Yamaha. Blue is my favorite color, it is nice that the best brand of bike happens to be blue!

  • RCannon

Posted September 15, 2005 - 03:52 AM


If you dont mind, who did the work, and how much??? I like it.

  • BergArabia

Posted September 15, 2005 - 05:30 AM


Very nice.
I like the big Yamaha Bullseye also..

  • s3706

Posted September 15, 2005 - 06:25 AM


custom powder coating in dallas did all the work and it cost $200 bucks.


  • MisterMan

Posted September 15, 2005 - 03:17 PM


you can powder coat magnesum (sp?)


Posted September 15, 2005 - 04:09 PM


you can powdercoat just abouth anything as slong and it cant melt.


Posted September 15, 2005 - 04:52 PM


Looks sweet, but it would be even sweeter if the plugs to the ignition cover were also powdercoated in the same color.

  • Thrash1

Posted September 17, 2005 - 06:58 AM


Where did you get the graphics? :banghead:

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