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what is colour code for engine paint on honda varadero xl 1000 02

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Billy.... we never received these bikes in the US, so I have little to offer in the way of answering your question. I don't even know what color your engine is...  I see that they were apparently a matte gold color for awhile, then switched to matte black. Matte/semi-gloss black engine paint is pretty plentiful here in the US at auto parts stores. I don't know of anyone who offers a gold version that is high-heat resistant.

Check with these blokes...

http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/forum.php

Bill Silver

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Need help with vintage Hondas from the 1960s? I am an expert with 250-305cc bikes in particular and most all of the other pre-91 models, in general. I do NOT claim to have a great deal of experience on Gold Wings, Cruisers, ATC/ATVs and dirt bikes.

Experience

I have owned/ridden/maintained Honda motorcycles for 35 years. I have written five books on Honda repairs and collecting. I was a service manager for two Honda shops back in the 1980s.

Organizations
VJMC (Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club) of North America

Publications
VJMC newsletter, as editor for two years and as contributing editor currently.

Education/Credentials
3 years auto shop in high school, teacher's aide in Automotive Technology in Jr. College, Diesel mechanic course in college, self-taught mechanic and automotive writer.

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