How to Apply Motorcycle Paint

by Peter Gitundu - Date: 2008-09-09 - Word Count: 297 Share This!

As you may already know, there are different types of motorcycles available in the market today. Some of the most common ones are the trikes, ATV, snowmobiles, water crafts and the normal motorcycles you see on the streets. You can choose to paint your motorcycle with the color it came with, in this case you must find a paint store that will give you the factory color and not a match. The reason for painting your motorcycle is to get rid of scratch marks and wear in order to achieve a high quality striking finish that your bike deserves.

There are various colors available in the market, but the choice will be dependent on the durability, cost and the appearance you intend to have on your bike. Motorcycle Paint that have acrylic urethane will protect your bike from ultra-violet rays and gasoline, however these paints are costly, though i always choose them for their efficiency and quality. Some of the most common brands of motorcycle paint are BMW, Suzuki, Honda Harley-Davidson, Fatboy, Dyna, Softail, Deuce and Roadkings among others.

Motorcycle painting will involve the following procedure; First, you will need to do some surface preparation, roughen the surface with a medium grit sandpaper while making sure that there are no shiny spots that would stop the paint from sticking on the surface of your bike. Apply a primer coat with a spray gun and then allow it to dry. Once applied, let it dry for 4-6 hours. Its always good to make sure you create the design that is good for you, though you can only achieve this with the right tools and supplies. Some motorcycle paints have fumes that are toxic and flammable, therefore you should keep them away from children by locking them safely in your garage.

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