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Suzuki GT750 - DIY powder coating

Click the images below for full sized pictures most are around 1200 x 900

Suzuki GT750 seat lock powder coatedConnected the earth lead to the seat lock and coated in metallic silver.

Suzuki GT750 seat lock powder coatedPowder coated prior to going in the oven. The powder will not easily fall of the part even when gently shaken.

Suzuki GT750 seat lock in ovenSeat locks cooling down in the oven after baking for 10 min's at 180 C

Suzuki GT750 finished seat lock

Suzuki GT750 seat lock in ovenHad a spare seat lock and coated it in silver as the previous image was and recoated in blue candy.

Suzuki GT750 seat lock blue candyThe photo's don't really do this justice.

Suzuki GT750 seat lock blue candy

 

Suzuki GT750 rear wheel hub ready to sand blastThe rear wheel hub all bearing and brake lining holes have been blanked off ready for sand blasting.

Suzuki GT750 rear hub after sand blastingRear hub sand blasted and all the grit cleaned out before powder coating. blanking plates will be re-fitted for coating.

Suzuki GT750 powder coated rear hubIt is difficult to take a decent photo as the flash reflects off the metallic particles and looks like white or pink dust. Other photos of the wheels.

Suzuki GT750 powder coated rear hub

Suzuki GT750 waterpump coverConnect the earth lead to the water pump cover

Suzuki GT750 powder coating water pump coverWater pump cover after being coated.

Suzuki GT750 speedo driveFront wheel speedo drive, even though it has a rubber seal built in, it was able to be power coated with out damage to the seal.

 

Suzuki GT750 AlternatorAlternator has been sandblasted and etch primered, all treaded holes have bolts in. I usually put a copper wire around one of the bolts for the earth and tape up so can connect earth back on for a second coat and get a good connection.

Suzuki GT750 AlternatorAs with the seat lock above, coated in metallic silver and then coated in cobalt candy.

Suzuki GT750 Alternator

Suzuki GT750 Alternator

Suzuki GT750 sand blasted starter motor Sand blasted ready to powder coat.

Suzuki GT750 powder coated starter motor Rear end of starter motor

Suzuki GT750 powder coated starter motor

Suzuki GT750 powder coated starter motor Front end of starter motor, removed the bronze bush and oil seal before sand blasting and powder coating.

Suzuki GT750 choke assemblyThe choke unit with a special bolt in the M10 x 1mm threaded hole to stop any grit or powder coating entering and also acts as a good earth.

Suzuki GT750 choke assemblyChoke unit after powder coating, I have 2 sets and this is the other set that why the before and after do not quite match in shape as they are from different set of carbs.

Suzuki GT750 carbsThe choke assembly has been powder coated, the carb body has been sprayed with an air brush using 2 part brake caliper paint. Other photos of the carbs


Suzuki GT750 oil pump bodyPowder coated a spare oil pump in metallic silver then coated on top with cobalt candy. More oil pump pictures to follow shortly.

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Last updated .. 29 April, 2020