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Stainless radiator grill.

MikeC May 25, 2018

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    MikeC Senior Member

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    Finally getting around to a mod I've been wanting to do. Not quite finished, waiting on JB weld to cure. I had painted the original. It's hard to see inside on camera, but the stainless gleams in the sun. 20180525_144038.jpg 20180525_144052.jpg 20180525_144147.jpg 20180525_144307.jpg 20180525_144413.jpg
     
  2. R. J.

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    :hello: Nice. :notworthy:. What material did you use.
     
  3. MikeC

    MikeC Senior Member

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    Thanks. I picked this, just sheer luck that the dimensions were similar.

    1/2"--16 (.053) THICK-- 304 STAINLESS STEEL
    FLATTENED EXPANDED METAL
    OPENING SIZE .312" X 1.00"-- .69 LBS PER SQUARE ST.
    66% OPEN AREA.
     
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    R. J. Senior Member

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    :hello: Where did you get it.
     
  5. MikeC

    MikeC Senior Member

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    EBay. I'm not sure I made the right pick, I've since read it may rust, but I don't ride in the rain!
     

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    :hello: I had our 250 Eliminator's radiator wire mesh grill powdercoated gloss black. Price $12. IMG_6190.JPG IMG_6191.JPG
     
  7. MikeC

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    Looking good! Cheap!
     
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    :hello: The pricing was for a dozen parts or so. Total cost around $125. All in gloss black.
     
  9. basket case

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    Keep the stainless clean. It shouldn't rust. If it does get tarnished polishing it will smarten it right back up.
     
  10. MikeC

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    Thanks, I was losing motivation thinking I just ruined a perfectly good screen for a rust showcase.
     
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    R. J. Senior Member

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    :hello: I have a can of cleaner just for S S. When I find it :laughing7: I'll let you know who makes it.
     
  12. MikeC

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    So the grill had a small bend I duplicated best I could with a vice and set it up with JB WELD. TIL TOMORROW.....

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    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    Looks great, nice job!
     
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    Thanks! And a final pic in the sun. Jb weld original 2 part epoxy is the balls.
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    Good Job! :thumbsup:
     

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