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Old 01-01-2011, 01:07 AM   #90
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Is it possible to anodize, anodized stuff? I ´ve got a complete package from Emig Racing and would like to use this again. BUT i would like it to be black.
Put all your Aluminum pieces in a pile, take them to an anodizer(Sto-bee). I did this with my Honda CRF. There were a couple things I wish I'd have included but didn't want to screw around with...lower fork lugs, swingarm pivot(too lazy to press out bearings), clutch cover, etc... The more stuff the better.

One hint, the swingarm is likely clearcoated with some sort of protective coating, epoxy or perhaps clear powdercoat. It will have to be blasted to get the stuff off or it won't take the anodizing. Low pressure beads I found to work best. I tried plastic media didn't do the job... Too much pressure though could set bits of glass in the aluminum and that'd be bad so YMMV. 60-70 lbs psi worked for me, then I wet sanded it.

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