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    BMW R1150GSA silver paint colour match

    Can anyone with experience of front fork refurbs tell me the best silver paint (code?) for the lower fork yolk please. Also, am I right in thinking that silver smoothrite, possibly rubbed on with a clean rag, is a decent match for the bottoms?

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    I de greased, quick sand then sprayed on silver hammerite smooth, try and leave a few days before you re assemble


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    Warm up the metal with a hot air gun when using hammerite smooth silver. Makes for a perfect and long lasting finish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steptoe View Post
    Warm up the metal with a hot air gun when using hammerite smooth silver. Makes for a perfect and long lasting finish.
    Any need to apply lacquer afterwards? Probably not? Cheers for the tip Steptoe

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    I need to spray the fork lowers on my 2004 GSA - thanks for the tip re. the hot air gun .

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    Halfrauds haemorrhoid silver is pretty close

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    Fork refurb

    “Good as new!” Some BMW silver paint plus lacquer for the yolk, and Hammerite smooth on the lowers. Thanks all........
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