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Dr. Bigman: Yes, what's the problem?
Nurse: We have a patient, a vstrom, with acute chromougliness on the rear exhaust.
Dr.: How old is the patient?
N: She is less than one year.
Dr: Yes, I see the problem. Some genetic issue caused her skin to be mixed with chrome and black.
N: But the owner asked to keep the 3 bolts as they were, he mentioned something to do with 3 a lucky number :confused:
Dr: OK, no problem, I'll fix it. Prepare the patient for operation.

<A few minutes later>


Nurse: Doctor, the patient is ready.



Dr: OK, Let's start. Get me some Rust-Oleum high heat, and some utility knife.



Dr: That's it. A few hours of rest and she is good to go.

<A few hours later>


 

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You left the bolts chrome.
:yesnod:

Now I know you just looked at the photos, and skipped the text:
"N: But the owner asked to keep the 3 bolts as they were, he mentioned something to do with 3 a lucky number "
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Who reads? I only look at the pictures.

O, wait... you just said that didn't you?
LOL - I'm not better..just like you.
 

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Stealthy, nice look. :thumbup:
Thank you!
It looks even a little bit better (for some reason :confused:) after I 'baked' it on the first ride (i.e. when the exhaust got hot).
 

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What did you use for paint?
 

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Important implementation note

For those who are going to do the same.

I used a sandpaper of grade 400.
Be sure to thoroughly sand every surface of the shooter.
The chrome layer is very smooth and the paint does not attach to it properly.

I had to do the work twice.
In the first time I was light on the sanding, but then I noticed that the paint came off easily at some points.
So I sanded the whole thing again, this time with no mercy, and completely took off the paint from the first iteration.

Also - go light on the spraying. Spray a thin first layer and allow it to dry for 10 minutes before adding more layers.
 

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At the Hardware store they sell paint for your BBQ, so it's a high heat, and flat in finish.
But won't you be stopped for no exhaust when it becomes all stealthy?
 
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