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    Cleavage Of The Tetons
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    Speaking of paint....

    Anyone blast/repaint Fox Forx crowns/lowers? any tips, things not to do, etc? powdercoat a good/bad idea?
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    As far as paint goes its about prepping a good surface for proper adhesion. Remove the decals. Sand with 400 until the orange peel of the previous topcoat is flattened. wipe with a tack cloth,tape off and prime with a light coat of two part primer/sealer meant not to be sanded. Within the recoat window apply color coat in two light coats for full coverage. You can add a little hardener for added durability. Topcoat with two coats of urethane two part clear. Take the tape off after 1 hour. Wet sand as needed with 2000 after 16 hours. Buff it with wool bonnet and compound and final polish compound with foam pad. Add new decals
    Done.

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    Powder is a bad idea because the lowers will warp from the heat.
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    As requested by the MTBR gods, I am the voice of Groovy Cycleworks, check it out... http://www.groovycycleworks.com

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    That's awesome, Rody! Don't know if I'll ever attempt it, but it's good to know it can be done. Also, nice to know you don't have to take the whole fork apart.

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