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b.sheets

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Photoshop
« on: November 15, 2012, 03:59:47 PM »
Hi, after an attempt to use photoshop I figured I'd post on here.
I'm thinking of putting the black D&D exhaust system on my black c5. has anyone done this or can someone help me with a photoshop picture?

before I spend the money I'd like to see what the black exhaust looks like on a black bike, I'm thinking it will work without having to blackout the rest of my bike because it has a chrome tip on the exhaust and the chromed hardware.

I may eventually black out all of the chrome but not anytime in the near future so I want to make sure it will look good if I decide against blacking out the rest.

help and opinions appreciated.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2012, 04:36:17 PM »
I can do it later on tonight if you want. Post the picture here for me to work on please.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2012, 06:27:42 PM »
that'd be amazing. thanks.

again, im looking for a black c5 with the black exhaust that is shown on the military.
thanks!
« Last Edit: November 15, 2012, 06:41:47 PM by b.sheets »
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2012, 06:51:14 PM »
I'm no graphic designer but I gave it a shot.


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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2012, 08:40:49 PM »
very nice work!!!
when ever i try doing that it always looks like a kindergardener got sick.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2012, 08:49:22 PM »
Not to offend, but what a silly question!  How could more black ever look bad on a motorcycle? ;)

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2012, 08:55:03 PM »
Dang... I like that look.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2012, 10:05:28 PM »
Not to offend, but what a silly question!  How could more black ever look bad on a motorcycle? ;)


I know, I know. I just feel strongly that if you start to black out a motorcycle then you have to finish the job! With that being said I just can't do that any time soon..... the black exhaust on the other hand, I can spare $400 if I have to....

All in all, that picture does look ridiculously awesome. I think I've made up my mind.
Thanks for taking the time to do that, my attempt was horrible looking.
« Last Edit: November 15, 2012, 10:07:39 PM by b.sheets »
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2012, 10:09:08 PM »
Not to offend, but what a silly question!  How could more black ever look bad on a motorcycle? ;)

More Black ??

Here we go, shrouded black Hagon Shocks and a black engine barrel ...


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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2012, 10:50:37 PM »
I really like the way that pipe looks with the large diameter the heat shield layer provides.  Just looks beefy and bad, even more in the black.

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2012, 11:12:44 PM »
black out the cases also.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2012, 12:29:12 AM »
black out the cases also.

Fussy mob ...

OK best I can do ... C5 with Black Shrouded Hagons, Black barrels and with Black Cases ...  note the Hagons will not have the reservoir that is a left over from the original shocks.


« Last Edit: November 16, 2012, 12:34:41 AM by GlennF »

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2012, 12:43:30 AM »
....SEE! if you black out one thing it ends up being the whole bike!!!! If only uncle sam paid me a little bit more.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #13 on: November 16, 2012, 12:50:02 AM »
Personally I would just do the exhaust and fit the "vintage" shrouded Hagons.

By all accounts the Hagons are also a huge improvement in ride and handling over the stock shocks.

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2012, 12:52:49 AM »
Personally I would just do the exhaust and fit the "vintage" shrouded Hagons.

By all accounts the Hagons are also a huge improvement in ride and handling over the stock shocks.

That's probably all that I will do, I just fitted my Ace Canister today(Tom was awesome enough to work with me and get one fitted on the UCE), headlight visor and lowered the seat......

I think that blacked out exhaust, Hagons and better tires. That's game for me.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2012, 01:57:35 AM »
....SEE! if you black out one thing it ends up being the whole bike!!!! If only uncle sam paid me a little bit more.

Wheels and fork look too shiny now.  Just saying'.  :P

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2012, 10:47:32 PM »
FWIW, my friend just blacked out the chrome spare wheel on his Suzuki Sidekick with a spray can of Plasti-Dip and it came out pretty good.  I'm thinking of doing the same thing to my rims.  I'm sure it will take a little masking to keep the spokes clean and the first tire lever of the next tire change will gouge it BUT it's an easy, cheap, and reversible way to get a little more black.

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2012, 12:22:08 AM »

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2012, 12:26:42 AM »
I like the playing card trick!  Still, I'd go with the PlastiDip.  I don't need to sand the chrome and it's easily reversible since it peels right off.  I also don't intend to paint the spokes or hubs. 

Gotta say though, for a quick and dirty job that looks magnificent!  And I think black wheels immediately give the bike a great old school look.

Scott

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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2012, 12:44:32 AM »
alright, alright! now I  have to find a shop that powdercoats, anyone know a place in NC? I'll search around.

All of this black rim talk is getting to me. Ha ha. I typically black out all of the rims on the cars that I drive but I had to stop that when I bought a G8...so I'm thinking the Bullet can be a good compromise
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #20 on: November 17, 2012, 03:27:48 AM »
use alot of chain lube and the rear will do it for you.
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Re: Photoshop
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2012, 06:33:27 PM »
use alot of chain lube and the rear will do it for you.

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