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Triman023
Biondino
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Triman023

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PostSubject: Has anyone polished the valve covers?   Has anyone polished the valve covers? Icon_minitime1Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:53 am

Saw a valve cover for sale at a low price and wondered how it would look all polished instead
of matte painted. Anyone tried this?
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Oz1200Guzzi
Don Abbondio
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PostSubject: Re: Has anyone polished the valve covers?   Has anyone polished the valve covers? Icon_minitime1Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:30 am

Once polished, it takes effort to keep it looking good. Polished Aluminium looks good but the maintenance kills it for me.
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GuzziSteve
Fra Cristoforo
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PostSubject: Re: Has anyone polished the valve covers?   Has anyone polished the valve covers? Icon_minitime1Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:00 pm

Well, that might look purdy w/black plastic contrast. Just make sure it is one that fits your rocker towers, floater type or spark plug tube type.
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Steak
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PostSubject: Re: Has anyone polished the valve covers?   Has anyone polished the valve covers? Icon_minitime1Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:42 pm

I sprayed my GRiSO's covers with a high temp cast-iron metallic paint after a light scuffing achieved on a get off. Looks great to me!

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2012 MOTO GUZZI GRiSO 1200SE

2013 MOTO GUZZI STELVIO 1200NTX - Orange Blossom Special
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