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Ok guys so this is my first post here and I wanted some opinions. I have a 2011 kx450 and the clutch and ignition covers were looking quite worn. So i sanded what was left of the stock powder coat and painted it flat black. Well it looked nice until the first ride and a lot of the paint wore off. What i would like to know is, what are some of the most durable options for finishes? I thought about extra thick powder coating or possibly rhino liner like they use on truck beds? Either way i will have the covers sandblasted first. I'm open to other options as well. Thanks

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Unless you putt around, and constantly make sure you boots don't rub on them, nothing will last very long; including Rhino Liner.

 

You may consider sand blasting them for a textured looked, or sand and polish them with Mothers.

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Who cares about durability..... Polish that sucker...

Then it always looks good.

Like WW posted ^, no surface coating will last if you ride it hard.

Here's a KLX110 stator cover I blasted the PC off of, then polished. If it starts looking crappy, I just rub the bling back in..

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One one of my Honda's, I sprayed red paint across the embossed letters, then sanded and polished.

I used a similar tactic except I used powdercoat powder in lieu of paint. Nothing will hold up against your boots constantly grinding against the surface.

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Thanks guys. I think i will just end up getting the covers sand blasted and then polish them as soon as I can deal with my bike being un-rideable for a few weeks

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If I recall, I noticed fellow riders putting 3-m clear adhesive vinal on their number plates to protect their numbers, I would think a nice anodized as the gent stated above, plus that thick clear 3-m on those high wear parts might help. Just keep the pattern cut n replace after its damaged.

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