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Old 08-01-2005, 03:47 PM   #1
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Thinking about painting my 05 R1

some of yall know me some dont but my brother has the once raven now green/gold 05 R6..... i went down 3 weeks ago and i can either chunk up 560 + tax to replace my scratched fairings OR i was thinking of painting my bike the same color as my brothers or possibly something else.... 4 colores IVE been thinking of are bronze, midori green, jeep liberty green (my borther's color) or possible the new rossi replica colors (yellow black).. by the way to paint my bke is only going to cost me about 350-400 bux through homie hook up and please dont start messageing me asking if u can have the same done....

by the way my bike is a 05 raven r1

i just want some opinions
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:01 PM   #2
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

flat black looks good IMO
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:03 PM   #3
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i would replace the fairing, most painted bikes looks like lol...
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:14 PM   #4
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i think trying to replicate the commemorative M1 from laguna seca this year would be a pretty sweet idea. i say go with that.
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:16 PM   #5
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

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i think trying to replicate the commemorative M1 from laguna seca this year would be a pretty sweet idea. i say go with that.
r u crazy!!!!

shortbynature dont ruine ur bike and paint it nothing beats the raven colors anyways...
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:48 PM   #6
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

porsch you gave your opinion now pleaseshut up with your ignorant remarks about painted bikes. :biggthumpup: I say you go with the Bronze coy. Like a Bronzish gold or either do the replica. right:
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

hey add a poll lets see the end vote count...
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Old 08-01-2005, 05:04 PM   #8
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i say have the entire bike just dipped in chrome :biggthumpup:
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i say have the entire bike just dipped in chrome :biggthumpup:
i got to agree the dipped in chrome looked tight ...
dip it in gold no one did that before ....
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Old 08-01-2005, 05:46 PM   #10
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

althought the raven black is definately nice, too many people have it. I say be different and paint it another color.
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Old 08-01-2005, 05:52 PM   #11
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i even think a nice white would be nice. kind of like what you can get the escalade in .
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

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i even think a nice white would be nice. kind of like what you can get the escalade in .
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Old 08-01-2005, 07:31 PM   #13
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i was thinking, man...i say paint that piece the same color as your brother's.
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

I say trade it for Porschitos bike right:
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

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I say trade it for Porschitos bike right:
no trade it with ur bike you will have to pay him the difference the r1 raven is way better then the suki lol...
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Old 08-01-2005, 07:50 PM   #16
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

I know I've said it before but, here goes; The only good thing Yamaha makes are pianos
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Old 08-01-2005, 07:58 PM   #17
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

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I know I've said it before but, here goes; The only good thing Yamaha makes are pianos
yeah just like susuki enhanced the bike: they modified the shape of the pipe.... i wonder how many engineers it took them to come up with this enginious design...
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Old 08-01-2005, 09:07 PM   #18
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

how about black with gold accents somewhere... :dontknow:
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i even think a nice white would be nice. kind of like what you can get the escalade in .
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Re: Thinking about painting my 05 R1

i think it would be tight if you did the M1 replica, that would be hella clean.
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