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Front Wheels/Color

Postby johnbron » Sat Aug 28, 2004 11:16 am

:?: I was wondering what most of you Cubbers prefer for paint color/s on your "FRONT" wheels :?: .
Solid red or red centers with silver outers?.

Here is a picture of both to refresh your memory.

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Postby Arizona Mike » Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:33 pm

I like the plain red.

Does that paint you are using (XO) match up with 2150. I have started to refinish some parts on my machines with the 2150, but I don't like it because after its "dry" the paint stays soft and will stick itself to whatever I lay it on. Then it pulls off when I pick it up leaving a bare spot again. This happens even after two or three days in the sun drying.
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Postby Cub-Bud » Sat Aug 28, 2004 1:36 pm

RED :!: :D 8)
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Postby johnbron » Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:18 pm

:?: mltiema, I dont know if it is a match or not because I have never had any other Cub to match or compare it to. I have been drying the painted parts out in the sun for 2-to-3 days and then putting a coat of wax on them and they look pretty brilliant. I am using a (Harly) brand paste wax that claims No cleaners, Powders, or Abrasives blah-blah worlds finest carnuba. Heh-Heh, Bought the wax at the Hospise thrift store for 25¢. :twisted:
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Postby Steve Butram » Sat Aug 28, 2004 2:45 pm

jonbron. I prefer the silver red combo .It just a personal preferance and it adds some contrast to just plain red. Steve
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Postby WJ » Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:26 pm

RED. Was red and silver ever original on the cub??
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Postby Don McCombs » Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:47 pm

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Postby WJ » Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:50 pm

Don McCombs wrote:No.
That's what I thought. Thanks for the confirmation.
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Postby Donny M » Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:11 pm

Hey JB,

It's your Cub paint it any color you want :!: :!: :!: As long as it's not rainbow with a #24 on the side :!: :!: :!: And for sure don't put one of those Kerry bumper stickers you gave me on it :wink: :wink: :wink:
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Postby Paul B » Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:14 pm

In my painting experience, I have found that enamel will dry better if it is not left out in the sun. I know they do, or use to, "bake" enamel paint on autos, but I have better luck if I move parts into the garage after painting them rather than leaving them in the sun.
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Postby johnbron » Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:20 pm

Donny M wrote:Hey JB,

It's your Cub paint it any color you want :!: :!: :!: As long as it's not rainbow with a #24 on the side :!: :!: :!: And for sure don't put one of those Kerry bumper stickers you gave me on it :wink: :wink: :wink:



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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:33 pm

Cub-bud sid my preference was red. :lol:
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Postby pup » Sat Aug 28, 2004 8:40 pm

They came here red . Paint as the way it suites you. As for the post from John you are not supposed to wax fresh paint it seals in paint & thinner solvents and a few months down the road little bubbles can appear . Read your paint label it will tell you how long to wait. Or wait at least a month or two. I waited six months before I used anything. They make some polishes that you can buff and shine but it don't seal the paint off if you need anything before the drying time. Pup
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Postby allenlook » Sun Aug 29, 2004 10:00 am

All red for me... Just a personal preference.

I've been using the Ace brand of International Red, and it stays sticky for quite a long time, and then comes away from the metal if it touches anything else - but I also have not been priming it properly. While that would not affect drying time, it would affect adhesion.

The Dupli-Color High-Temp/Ceramic stuff I was using dried almost instantly, covered much better on the first coat, and looked better once dry... We'll see after a time how well they hold up I guess.
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Postby johnbron » Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:22 am

How about Clear-Coat?.

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