Powder coating lower fork tube covers.

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by elklander, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. elklander

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    Before I arrange to get them painted, I'm assuming I have to dissemble them so they can go in the oven. Do I have to completely take them apart? I figured the grease and oil in there can't go under heat like that, not to mention the spring.
     
  2. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Yes, they have to be disassembled and the fork seals removed. Make sure you send the bottom fork cap out with the rest. Ask the powder coat shop what they do for the fork drain screw holes. If powder gets in there, the screws won't go back in, and it's a tiny metric thread. A good shop knows what to do.
     
  3. Jack Klarich

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  5. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Oh Jack! :lolrolling
     
  6. Jack Klarich

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    Sorry Boss, want a banana?:bananapartyhat:
     
  7. glider

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    How about a pork chop? :D
     
  8. Jack Klarich

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    Now your talking lets call Bubbie:p
     
  9. glider

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    Good idea, you get him on one line and I'll get him on the other :lolrolling
     
  10. Jack Klarich

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    We can do that? I only have 1 number for him:p