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Offline wier

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Engine Paint
« on: January 02, 2018, 08:28:49 PM »

I am new to owning an XS 500B 1975 model that was imported in to the UK from the States. Overall the bike is in pretty good condition and reflects the 2000 odd miles on the clock. The engine had a bent valve when I stripped it and after replacement and a good check over all the other valves and other engine parts I thought I would spruce the engine up and re-spray the painted portions of the crack case. My question is who the heck can I get the original colour paint from? I have already rebuilt a 1971 XS1B 650 and had to paint the crack cases with smooth finish silver hammerite. The PJ1  paint is just too silver to be any good and the hammerite has no real gloss to it.

Please help!!