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Offline Honda-Rog

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Paint?
« on: November 14, 2012, 01:35:25 AM »
Anyone recommend a good paintshop in the UK, preferably Midlands? I just want a standard respray for my CB500 tanks and panels, but would like the stripes  painted, not stuck on.

For fun, what's your preferred OEM colour for these - mine is gold.

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Offline vfourfreak

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Re: Paint?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 05:28:13 AM »
You could try for a quote from Dream Machine (http://www.dream-machine.co.uk/) based in Nottingham. They tend not to be cheap, but their work is top class and well recognised as such.

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Re: Paint?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 08:03:07 AM »
Thanks Kev.



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Re: Paint?
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2012, 06:37:18 AM »
I should also have mentioned Faircharm up in Leicester http://www.faircharm.co.uk/index.html

Always best to get a few quotes !!

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Re: Paint?
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2012, 03:20:35 AM »
Color Code Motors Ltd. in Studley are doing my 2 CB400F tanks and 4 sidepanels in Varnish Blue this week. Quoted £300. I'll let you know how they turn out. I was impressed at the work they did of a friend Honda Blackbird lats year. They did a good job on a Mini for Chris Evens too.

www.colorcodemotors.co.uk
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Re: Paint?
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2012, 02:40:23 AM »
Thanks to Kev and Lynx for suggestions - have found a couple locally which I will check out soon, but still interested.



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Re: Paint?
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2012, 02:21:54 AM »
Thanks to Kev and Lynx for suggestions - have found a couple locally which I will check out soon, but still interested.

How did your paint turn out then? Got an estimate from Faircharm, comes to around £600, way too much for my liking.

Cheers,

Rog



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Re: Paint?
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2012, 02:41:08 AM »
Hi Rog,

Yes very pleased with the results. pic attached. It took them a few weeks but reasonable price (cash  8)). Great finish and colour.
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Re: Paint?
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012, 03:07:11 AM »
They look pretty good - and the price is really keen considering you've had a double lot done.

I've emailed them for a quote - not sure if they can match the old Honda colours, especially as I want to change from black, but we'll see.

All the best,

Rog



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Re: Paint?
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2013, 08:16:31 AM »
To close off this thread - I found a local paintshop, Douglas Motor Services (http://www.dmsport.co.uk/), who did a fantastic job of tank and side panels, and fitted the stripes (bought them elsewhere) for £150! Mark Douglas is keen to do more bikes, so do contact him if you're within reach of Northampton.

And here's a pic to show it off!



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Re: Paint?
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2013, 12:18:02 PM »
Well done Rog. It looks great! Thanks for the update.

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1976 Honda CB400F
Varnish Blue
Standard build
In preparation