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Old 07-18-2008, 11:06 AM   #1
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should i paint my bike?

I have a white ducati 848, and i'm just not happy with the paint. It's nice, but it could be nicer. It's not a bright pearl white, so i'm wondering what's everyone's opinion on it. Should i repaint it a brighter pearl white with blue blue flakes in it, or should i just keep it stock since it's the original paint.
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Old 07-18-2008, 11:06 AM   #2
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white with blue pearl would look good, or white with red pearl, stay with ducati's color
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white with the red would look sick
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Painting could hurt your resale. Usually, paint = crashed.

Besides, a real "Ducatista" would paint it as a tri-colore if it were to be painted at all...
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Painting could hurt your resale. Usually, paint = crashed.

Besides, a real "Ducatista" would paint it as a tri-colore if it were to be painted at all...
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Old 07-18-2008, 01:57 PM   #7
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paint "harley" on the side and go scare people. harley people.
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Tri-colore FTW!

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Tri-colore FTW!

White bikes look like rent cars...IMHO.
Have you seen one of the pearl white 848s in person? No "rent car" here bubba! That thing is sick looking fo sho!

Scorpio had his at one of our track days and I thought that thing was secksay. Personally, I thought the pearl white was a refreshing change to the Ducati norm.
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what ever you do make sure you dont have orangepeel

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a little fyi if you look at most new cars they are loaded with orange peal. especially chevrolets. they actually do it on purpose to hide imperfections in the body. its bullshit if you ask me. especially when it comes time to do repairs and you have to match the effin orange peel cause its so bad.
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Have you seen one of the pearl white 848s in person? No "rent car" here bubba! That thing is sick looking fo sho!

Scorpio had his at one of our track days and I thought that thing was secksay. Personally, I thought the pearl white was a refreshing change to the Ducati norm.
Yeah I saw it, and it looked good for a white bike but from a distance you can't see the pearl and it just looks like a white bike. IMHO

What impressed me was how FAST it was.
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bring it me. i did this bike a while back. i used two kinds of pearl. came out sick.
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bring it me. i did this bike a while back. i used two kinds of pearl. came out sick.
Which two pearls did you use and why did you use two pearls? Did you mix them in the clear or did you mix them in the white?


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a little fyi if you look at most new cars they are loaded with orange peal. especially chevrolets. they actually do it on purpose to hide imperfections in the body. its bullshit if you ask me. especially when it comes time to do repairs and you have to match the effin orange peel cause its so bad.
i know i hate the paint on cars. on bikes i just like it to be perfect. unless its on my race bike, then it can look crappy
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