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Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by DeadEye, Jul 16, 2020.

  1. DeadEye

    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Hey,

    Has anyone ever removed the factory powder coat on any V7II / III parts.
    Whats the finish like underneath ?

    I have the Black pipes on Order - but really like the look of the exhaust on this Not black.. Whats under the powder coat ? Crap finish ?

    Thanks,
    Don
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    How about this - Photoshopped the valve covers onto the race bike.
    Too much Red ?
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    Mayakovski High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Too much red with the valve covers as well. IMHO
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Thanks, maybe just the heads and side covers ?
    I’ll work on some variations.
     
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    Mayakovski High Miler GT Famiglia

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    I kinda want to see it with the tail of the rear mudflap red to match the front fender.
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    I won’t be painting either fender ?
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    California has several tracks closeish, so it would be easier to have it take place at a couple of tracks.
    Our Local track hosted a Gentlemen’s GT series for the people who participated in lapping days and wanted to try something competitive
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    Maybe you could talk one of the tracks that has cycle lapping days about organising a Gentlemens Moto GP series, 3 - 4 races ?
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Ok finally did the valve adjustment & installed the valve covers !
    Now she’s a Testarossa
    But should she have Black or Red insert ?

    I think I like the Black Moto Guzzi, it stands out better against the polished section.
    Maybe I could Black the Lettering on the Red ones.
    What say you ?
     
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    Raven High Miler GT Famiglia

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    The one with the black is much nicer. The other one looks drab.
     
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    Sickora Just got it firing!

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    I went with the black inserts. I thought I'd like the the all red more, but the red with black really stood out for me. I still look down at red lights to glance at them sometimes.
     
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    FF8AB139-3FF2-431D-A4CB-939D64606574.jpeg Next - some accents ?
    Maybe the red tank and side covers would have been a bit much:think:

    Another photo shop effort -
    I really like the side cover stripes,

    But the tank ones not so much - consider the individually :
    The bottom stripe
    Or
    The top tripe
    Or
    the one that follows the contour down to the knee indent

    I’ll see if I can find some stick on stripes that match the valve covers.
     
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    Raven High Miler GT Famiglia

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    (hijack) Nice selection of snow shovels. Sadly they will soon be needed. We got about 4 inches up here and some is still on the ground. Hope to go for a ride later today though. (after the freezing rain ends and the roads dry out.)
     
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    Sickora Just got it firing!

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    I really like the side cover stripes also. My pegs and levers are red also, and that's pretty much where I've stopped. I can't stand the stock side covers, but I can't stand spending hundred's for replacement metal covers more...
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    :smoke:
     
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    Same here concerning the side covers but adding those stripes makes them practically appealing.
    Great minds think alike ;)
     
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    Nose Candy ?

    Beautiful ! ^^^ Go Up to the Mountains :) i'm sure you can find some if you try
     
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    DeadEye Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    You need the proper tool for the job ! :swear:

    PS: do you remember a few years ago the snow came in November and never really left until March.
    A few years before that we didn’t get snow until after Dec 25th.
     
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