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    Default Comet Garage Ver VII Complete Overhauling

    Hi,

    Did some restoration of my Spirit.
    Got bored with the plan Stock original looks,
    Made it look a little Sprint J

    The list of things done are as Below:
    1.Michelin Pilot road 2 Multi compound
    a.120-60-17 Front
    b.160-60-17 Rear
    2.New Rear tail Lamp
    3.New Rear Master Brake Cylinder
    4.GT Gas Tank Sticker
    5.NEW Grip Shields
    6.Body Paint Job & Lacquer
    7.chassis Paint & Lacquer
    8.Rims Painted, Lacquer & edge rings buffed
    9.Mirror bedding fixed
    10.All Nuts & bolts replaced or chromed.
    11.HID wiring / painting changed.
    12.Sticker job on rear croul



    heater to dry paint @ vijayalakshmi electro plating
    contact: Owner Giri 9945782214 or 9886243157
    Painter Rafiq 9742515216 or 9845542042



    Kit from Richard Jordan <richardhyosung@yahoo.com>

    GTR Fork Bracket Sticker : $20
    GT Gas Tank Sticker : $18
    Cylinder Head Gasket : $12
    GT 125/250 Oil Strainer Set: $25
    Brake Light : $40
    Key Blanks : 2 for $5
    NEW Grip Shields : $40
    Gas Tank Decals: OUT OF STOCK
    Cowling Decals: Hightlight Colour Stickers: $20 (each Set)
    Rear Master Brake Cylinder: $70

    Thanks To Sumit for pay Pal assistance & Richard for all the parts shipped.




    Parts that came in 4 days !!! lessons learnt order for < 2Kg & around 3K $ not more



    Rear Break Cyld



    handel Grip Shields







    Tail Lamp that broke while Shipment from Himalayas Trip



    Oil Strainer kit.




    Blank Keys to make duplicates



    Un finished bike with chassis & Swing arm still not painted.























    Notice the Rim buffing ?






    That is actually Black Paint with Blue pigment Lacquer.



    Chromed Screws











    This Mirror broke during our Munnar trip return, have re made it & put a chetak bleeding, the bleeding makes it look better than the original mirror !!



    Tank Sticker, I messed up the front fork stickers, didint know we have to not only cut the holes but also the are under the clamps that sit on it, so after tightning the handle bar the sticker just tore to pieces & I had to remove that.





    Had to remove the parts Again to Base paint the chassis, Dupont paint with bright silver & then 3 coats of Lacquer
    Now No rust hat had started forming in the joints.



    Covering & Masking other parts before paint



    Painting the base with a spray gun that needs a air compresses to be brought home







    Finish after base coat







    My Brother Shiva a.k.a Sony & My Cousin Raju a.k.a Rajesh, Raju really helped me put it together Thanks A Ton Pal.



    Finish after painted











    Got the Stickers don before Lackur so they stay in there.



    XBHP is Famous Man, they had the logo ready I only had to select it no need to explain & custom make as before Huraaaa..





    lacquered Engine














    Cheers
    Sunil
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    Brilliant Sunil! You are one of the very few people who really work their ass off to keep their Comet in this kind of shape. Superb job!
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    Brilliant job man, loved the color combination and the wheel buffing. Simply amazing stuff and i know how does it feels riding the Comet now!!! Hat's off restoration!
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    Immaculate..! Perfect drool material..
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    Too good!!

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    When you put hard work and money into a project, it shows ...A job well done.
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    Thanks Guys.

    What can I Say, I love My Ride

    Cheers
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    Good Work there Buddy!!

    WOW!! Comet is really looking good!!
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    Great job there, sunil sir!

    One question though... pardon my ignorance (if it is a default setting in comet). What is the purpose of that steel rod in the below picture?

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    Nice Sunil sir!. Appreciate your hard work in revamping the Comet

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