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Offline stevie747

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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #90 on: May 06, 2020, 08:39:18 AM »
Never noticed the kick stater before your doing a lovely job there what paint did you use in the end will have a look at mine in the morning see if its the same.
This should help identify your pump.

Cheers for the info on the pumps  :)

I used Plastikote BBQ paint, but had to find some old samples as the current product is now Matt Black instead of shiny.  Plastikote was bought out by a Dutch company last year and they changed the recipe  ::)
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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #91 on: May 06, 2020, 08:59:50 AM »
More paint... I might not have enough Halfords Satin Black left to finish these, hopefully they'll re-open soon.





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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #92 on: May 06, 2020, 09:09:30 AM »
If Halfords a no-go, I got some U-Pol satin black off ebay a couple of weeks ago.  Came pretty quickly.
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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #93 on: May 06, 2020, 09:21:52 AM »
If Halfords a no-go, I got some U-Pol satin black off ebay a couple of weeks ago.  Came pretty quickly.

Cheers, its just that I've used Halfords for all the satin stuff so far on the bike so would like to keep it matched if possible.  I've tried a couple of alternatives in the past and they can be a bit different in terms of finish. Got half a can left so hopefully that's enough for now.
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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #94 on: May 06, 2020, 07:02:49 PM »
Sorted... feels like there's enough left for the battery box.

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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #95 on: May 09, 2020, 08:39:29 AM »
Got the switches back to pretty good nick, cocktail stick and some thinned enamel paint sorted the red bits  ;)

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Re: UK Pre A 350 'box of bits' Resto
« Reply #96 on: May 14, 2020, 08:15:00 AM »
Got the battery box painted with the last drops  :D

Luckily I had some replated yellow stuff in stock to build the box up, so looking good to go now.  The reg/rec seemed to test OK using my rudimentary multimeter skills...



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