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Today I started with spray painting some parts of my GTS.

Although I like the look of the factory trim I find that there are to many different colors on it.
Red, black, grey and chrome.

So I already did some little painting on some small parts earlier on I am using this non riding period to complete this work.

Still not decide on the rims, I am going to paint them but not sure if I want to leave the outside edge of the rim grey, making them look like original super sport rims.
The way it was/is now
The way it was/is now
With the fitting of the malossi front shock I also painted the 2 plastic cover parts.
With the fitting of the malossi front shock I also painted the 2 plastic cover parts.
The plastic trim pieces waiting for their first dip of black
The plastic trim pieces waiting for their first dip of black
1 layer of primer, 2 layers of satin black. Still to come 1 layer clear
1 layer of primer, 2 layers of satin black. Still to come 1 layer clear
Did some decals earlier this year
Did some decals earlier this year
And front decal
And front decal
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Next days progress:

the strips are back on the GTS, 1 layer primer, 2 layers satin black and 2 layers clearcoat.
because I used clearcoat it's not satin black any more, but it's no high gloss either.
Just the way I wanted it, and because of the clearcoat on it I can clean it normally and I can put some wax on it.

Also started on the first wheel.
Using normal masking tape and trying to make a round shape is a pain in the butt.
I want to keep the outer edge of the rim in the original silver paint (like the 300 super sport wheels have a clear edge on them).
I used tape normally used to make a bundle of electric wires, it stretches easily so you can make a nice curve with it.
Striping back on
Striping back on
First layer on the wheel
First layer on the wheel
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First wheel ready:
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Very pleased with the result. Laughing emoticon

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Nice Bommes! Good job!
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whered you get the vinyl done up?
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Qascooter, thanks I am still hoping the end result will be good.

Bigben, I have a m8 that has a vinyl shop, we drawn these on his PC and made them fit.
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Very well done!!!
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Thanks for the compliments.

My short x-mas break from work is over so spend the last 2 days working.
I did manage to spray the back rim and the right hand side of the rear wheel support (the piece you bolt your exhaust on to).

Still to do:
Transmission cover and I need to sort out the mirrors.
They are the stock ones full chrome and big and stuff.
I am having trouble finding affordable after market mirrors that fit.
Also in a doubt what to do with the rear rack which is chrome. If I paint that it will not be as idiot proof as it is now, it will scratch very easily if I don't get it powder coated.
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took her for a little spin today:
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So far both wheels are done, and some more bits (piece of plastic in the horn cover, trim on the sides of the legg shield still to do: transmision cover, and find some new mirrors (smaller and black)
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Very nicely done. A buddy of mine has a scoot that color. Yours looks much better than his. You've got me thinking
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good work already but surprised the rear gts logos weren't on black blackground ? why grey ?
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Willie B:
thanks for the compliment

Malta Mick:
That is black, but my mobile phone cam can't handle the material I think.
It's a decal, satin black, same material as the one on the front.
But it being a decal and not real metal that's painted makes it look a little bit different in color.

I will try to make some pictures with a proper camera when the work is done.
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apologies mate
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