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    My husky TE has a very tatty frame. Is there anything I can do to make it look a little better
    Itís chipped and faded off white now. I got it like it and as I have a little time Iíd like to see if I can try and make it a little nicer.
    I donít have the skill/knowledge to remove everything and get the frame painted.

    Or is it just not going to happen

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    Default Re: Farting up an ugly frame

    Same here. It's only about a year old, but lots of little rust spots on the frame

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    Default Re: Farting up an ugly frame

    some one on the husky face book page said about hammerrite

    mines 11 years or so old and was not great when i go it.

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    Default Re: Farting up an ugly frame

    Quote Originally Posted by formula400 View Post
    some one on the husky face book page said about hammerrite

    mines 11 years or so old and was not great when i go it.
    Most of mine are around and below the engine. They really need a wire brush thingy in a drill to get down to metal.

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    Default Re: Tarting up an ugly frame

    Quote Originally Posted by formula400 View Post
    My husky TE has a very tatty frame. Is there anything I can do to make it look a little better
    Itís chipped and faded off white now. I got it like it and as I have a little time Iíd like to see if I can try and make it a little nicer.
    I donít have the skill/knowledge to remove everything and get the frame painted.

    Or is it just not going to happen

    Cheers


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    It's really not that difficult, and as you have oodles of time you can take loads of pictures and make notes.

    If you fancy it you could turn it into a utube video ?? ??

    PS Powder coat, not paint.

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    Oh dear!! This lockdown is having a worse effect on me than I thought - I'm sitting crying with laughter at the thread title. So much so it's hurting my shoulder!!!!!

    Since when did I laugh at fart jokes soooo much?? ?? ?? Sadly, I've not got anything worth dibs, sorry, but I fear the end is near!!!


    LOL

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    Default Re: Tarting up an ugly frame

    Well I just given a quick scrub (going to order some proper bike cleaner and brush and give it another go later) and I think paining it might be a stretch to far. There is quite a bit of exposed frame and it might not be worth the hassle. I like the idea of striping it down but i donít really have enough space and I fear putting it back together would be way past my limits.
    I am going to have a look around to see if there are any threads else where and see if others have done it.

    Or maybe I can just get some tape and tape it up

    Anyways it started 1st time and itís not be used since August. I need to get out and ride


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    Default Re: Tarting up an ugly frame

    Really, it shouldn't be too hard to get it all apart. It's a fairly simple machine. Just make sure everything you take off is laid out/boxed up together in groups so you know what has to go back on when you're refitting certain component groups. EG brakes, cooling system, exhaust, electrics, engine bolts..... Supplement this with lots of photos so you know how brackets fit and what the wiring routing is. This is an ideal time to strip down and pretty up a bike, if you can find a powder coater that's still working. You can even fart up the fame if it helps

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    Default Re: Tarting up an ugly frame

    Freezer bags, the ones with the white panels on for writing whats in them.

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    Default Re: Tarting up an ugly frame

    Quote Originally Posted by KungFooBob View Post
    Freezer bags, the ones with the white panels on for writing whats in them.
    Curry ? Beef Pie ?

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