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Old 04-18-2013, 06:14 PM   #16
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so jim how do you really feel about this ^^^^color scheme?
lmao....
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:00 PM   #17
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BTW, the best looking GS to me is this one:


...

My favorite as well. In fact my yellow 1150 is in danger of a make over:






The pic is not my bike. I needed an alpine bike as a template.




Dirt Boy are you painting all or using graphics for striping?
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:45 PM   #18
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Since changing out the stupid logo sticker for an adventure style one, I've been much happier with the mandarin color though.
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Mine also started its life that mandarin yellow
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Old 04-19-2013, 01:47 PM   #19
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heres a simple paint job i did on my 1150gs. its got a 12 gallon tank but just a simple two tone paint.
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:23 PM   #20
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I have seen somewhere on this site a version of the blue and white Williams theme done in muted black and silver with mealflake then smoke.
It looked uberkewl to me.
Sorry can't point you to it. Might ring a bell for someone here though.
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:29 PM   #21
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I have simple tastes and like solid colors. To me the best looking 1150 was the bumblebee adventure with the yellow seat.



Unfortunately, mine is silver...
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:54 PM   #22
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...Unfortunately, mine is silver...
So is mine. I like both color variations, but prefer the silver.
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:03 PM   #23
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Hi Team...

I like the concept. Just continue the stripes to the bottom edge of the tank.
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:45 PM   #24
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did anybody try to paint or powder coat engine,transm, swing arm and FD?
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