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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 06:56 AM Thread Starter
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potential new owner wanting advice

potential new fury owner i might get this bike but there is a problem and that is all the plastic chrome i am worried because once i eventually get the custom paint and chrome done i do not want blatant plastic making everything look cheap and tacky so can i get replacement metal parts,will it not matter or shall i save up and get something custom or Harley
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 07:01 AM
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I've not replaced the plasti-chrome parts, at all, on this bike and it doesn't take away from the look of the metal parts that are or were chromed.

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looks that way and i do like the custom blue pant you have on there
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 12:55 PM
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The plastic is new material technology. It makes the bike lighter. Most people can't tell by looking, which engine covers are metal and which are plastic. My main concern was the plastic fenders which i still am not a huge fan of (I can't do the grinded paint look). They do make fiberglass ones though. Also, you can paint it so it is no longer plastic "chrome."

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honda has been doing billet plastic longer than anyone LOL...........my '03 shadow spirit had "chrome" abs side covers, the guy i sold it to still raves about how good the bike looks......it is NOT an issue..........ok Dewking or whatever handle he is using now will pipe in LOL........................if all else fails, you can rattle can anything....................................t

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 05:51 PM Thread Starter
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definitely going to be no spraying of the plastic chrome i have already decided to have the engine chromed to a show level if possible and make use of metal flake in some way haven't decided yet still waiting for a price drop here in the uk as i believe it is not selling well.
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 06:00 PM
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I think everybodys using the plasti-chrome now, arent they?
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 08:18 PM
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Here's a shot of my motor, good mix between chrome and plastic chrome you'd never know the difference


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Some guys are also plasti-dipping the covers and making the bike truly unique.

Plasti dip


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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 06:21 PM
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I have some metal chrome right beside the plastic chrome. You can't tell the difference between the two. Harleys are nice but probably more expensive and heavier. Just some thoughts.
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