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post #1 of 6 Old 10-11-2010, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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has anyone ever tried or messed with painting with the bed liner textured paint? im thinking of turning my 09 klr into a ratty looking tank/batmo-bike. i hate keeping the bike looking clean but i cant help it with that nice glossy paint job on it so i want to flat black the sucker and not have to worry about dumping it.

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has anyone ever tried or messed with painting with the bed liner textured paint? im thinking of turning my 09 klr into a ratty looking tank/batmo-bike. i hate keeping the bike looking clean but i cant help it with that nice glossy paint job on it so i want to flat black the sucker and not have to worry about dumping it.

any info/ suggestions is appreciated
may be a bit tough to re-sell or trade in later ..... plus bed liner may
flake off of the plastic - A good flat black paint job would be better
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Maybe Lockjaw will chime in.. I think he did some on his bike with good success..

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As easy as the KLR is to strip down I'd just repaint with a flat black, OD green, desert tan, etc. You put bed liner on that machine and you will, someday, regret that decision.

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post #5 of 6 Old 10-16-2010, 02:13 PM
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the new digital camo is very cool.It's what Im thinking of...only not in desert tan but forest greens.
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