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first: how do you remove powdercoating? all of the people i talked to said a dremel and wire brush were my best bet but id like to avoid using that on some of these parts. read somewhere that using some permatex gasket remover will work, anyone try this method?

second: mike told me when i bought the thing that using cam 2 isnt required but it is recommended. i went to buy some and saw that its a leaded fuel. will leaded fuel decrease the life of the engine?:confused:
 

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How much and why are you removing ??? I've removed a little to weld a clamp for the steering dampner and I just used an electric grinder. You could use a grinder then go over it with a wire wheel on the grinder the use a wheel with sand-paper on it to make a better surface. I guess it depends on what you are planning to put on it after you remove the coating ???
 

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the parts with the powdercoating came with a polished aluminum look to them. id like to go back to that look. i was talking about completely removing the powdercoating.
 

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Sell or trade them to someone that might want them.
 

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I was always told leaded fuel is better than non...something to do with lubrication.
 

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first: how do you remove powdercoating? all of the people i talked to said a dremel and wire brush were my best bet but id like to avoid using that on some of these parts. read somewhere that using some permatex gasket remover will work, anyone try this method?

second: mike told me when i bought the thing that using cam 2 isnt required but it is recommended. i went to buy some and saw that its a leaded fuel. will leaded fuel decrease the life of the engine?:confused:
Go to Eastwood's web site . They sell a stripper that works on powdercoat.As for the leaded fuel , it is good for your engine.The lead lubricates the valves.You just can't use it in vehicles with catalytic converters because it will clogg them.
 

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leaded fuel also smells better :D
 

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first: how do you remove powdercoating? all of the people i talked to said a dremel and wire brush were my best bet but id like to avoid using that on some of these parts. read somewhere that using some permatex gasket remover will work, anyone try this method?

second: mike told me when i bought the thing that using cam 2 isnt required but it is recommended. i went to buy some and saw that its a leaded fuel. will leaded fuel decrease the life of the engine?:confused:
If you remove the powdercoating the metal will no longer be polished the parts were sandblasted before powdercoating to ensure a proper bond to the part.
 

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The polished metal look is probably the actual powdercoating. They make several colors that have the look of polished metal

Near Chrome and Xtreme Chrome are two of them.

My tank guard & steering stem is powdercoated with Extreme Chrome.



 

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All of the stuff on that machine is prm and it's not powdercoated unless you order it that way otherwise it is just polished.
 

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All of the stuff on that machine is prm and it's not powdercoated unless you order it that way otherwise it is just polished.

yea i like prms stuff, since removing the powdercoating isnt going to be a good option im prolly gonna have to order new stuff. so it looks like i might have some kawie green parts coming up for sale.
 

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All of the stuff on that machine is prm and it's not powdercoated unless you order it that way otherwise it is just polished.

yea i like prms stuff, since removing the powdercoating isnt going to be a good option im prolly gonna have to order new stuff. so it looks like i might have some kawie green parts coming up for sale.
you could always send it out to me and i can powdercoat it chrome.
 

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didnt think of that, PM sent
 
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