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    !987 "Restoration" update

    I recently got back some parts from the powder/ceramic coating. Heres a few pictures, Ill be getting back to my project this weekend. Deer hunting in Minnesota has been keeping me occupied. I also included a pic of parts I zinc plated and a couple of how the quad looked before I started.
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    Nice transformation! I need to do this to mine as well, keep the updates coming...

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    nice looking forward to seeing it come together.

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    Looking good; appreciate all the time & effort it takes to completely restore 250R's...!

    Carlos

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    It looks like things are about to start coming together,good luck with your build.The frame came out really nice what color did you use?

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    I'm not sure what code the red is but its very bright and glossy. Suspension will be brushed on POR-15 Oldsmobile engine gold, engine/calipers will be VHT graphite HWP102 rattle can.

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    Thanks for the info..

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    Quick Update. The POR 15 turned out like crap, I thinned it too much when I sprayed and got a case of the runs. Im letting it dry so I can sand the runs down. Im thinking of not trying the POR15 Gold again, instead I found this..... HI-TECH® ENGINE ENAMELS - Seymour of Sycamore (Seymour EN-50) I know I can paint better with a rattle can and this is supposed to be a match for Oldsmobile gold engines. Anyone ever used it before?

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    should have added some enamel hardener.when i paint my engines i preheat them and then spray then put in my powdercoat oven and cure.so it's easy for me to get several coats in minutes.


 

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