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55panFL
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paint or chrome?

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Post by 55panFL » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:21 pm

Should the dash on a 55 FL be chrome or painted to match the bike?



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Re: paint or chrome?

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Post by panhead » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:27 pm

Here are pictures of an unrestored '55: app.php/gallery/album/51

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Re: paint or chrome?

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Post by UPSROD » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:46 pm

Chrome was not an option until 1956.

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Re: paint or chrome?

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Post by 55panFL » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:08 pm

Thanks for the quick reply's. Who makes I nice repop dash? Not sure if I want to paint the chrome one I have.

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