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  1. ian650

    ian650 Well-Known Member

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    IMG_20210318_1438205473_4_45.jpg I know it's not a Triumph but lockdown does some funny things to your brain....anyhow just wanted a sort of show of hands as the motor is cleaned and degreased....
    Silver or black engine?
     
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  2. Dougie D

    Dougie D Crème de la Crème

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    Black and gold always looks good
     
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  3. Ducatitotriumph

    Ducatitotriumph Crème de la Crème

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    I'm with @Bikerman on this. Black would look better imo.
     
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  4. stollydriver

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    Agree - black..
     
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  5. Sandi T

    Sandi T It's ride o'clock somewhere!
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    I also agree that a black engine on this bike would work better than a silver one. More continuity plus I think, as others have said, that black and gold look really good together. Please post pics when you have that engine in place!
     
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  6. ian650

    ian650 Well-Known Member

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  7. ian650

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    Thank you all for your replies and input. That, I think, has made the decision easier, especially as I have more black paint available! More pics will be posted. I'm hoping to get it sorted for the Classic Bike Show at Stafford in July. I hope to be on "The Thumperclub" stand upstairs in the main hall.
     
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  8. Cyborgbot

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    Good luck. It should look ‘mint’ when ur finished with it!
     
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  9. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member

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    Deffo black, I think.
     
  10. Hippo-Drones

    Hippo-Drones Noble Member

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    Yup black with gold would be yummy
     
  11. darkman

    darkman Crème de la Crème

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    Black but with some silver/polished bits would look great.
     
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  12. Tigcraft

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  13. Tigcraft

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    Which srx is it btw?
     
  14. ian650

    ian650 Well-Known Member

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    '91 400 Monoshock
     
  15. Tigcraft

    Tigcraft Unheard of Member

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    Jap import then. That colour scheme is going to look tasty. I probably would have used the same gold through both the tank and frame. When will it be ready?
     
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    ian650 Well-Known Member

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  17. ian650

    ian650 Well-Known Member

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    Same gold wasn't possible as one is powder coated and other was sprayed. I'm looking to get it finished in next month, but you just never know in these uncertain times.
     
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  18. Peter B

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    Black, silver would look odd.
     
  19. ian650

    ian650 Well-Known Member

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    Engine in this morning. Satin black engine block and inner cases. Jury out on the outer cases as yet. Probably polish them.
     
  20. ian650

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    IMG_20210328_124300682.jpg
     
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