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Offline CaptainTrips

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Re: Retouching powder coated wheels?
Reply #10 on: July 18, 2020, 01:35:29 AM
*Originally Posted by Brianbrd [+]
Thanks Gentlemen! Another goal or Home run for the forum and Nil points for Triumph!
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And thanks for the tip on the silver-coloured Sharpies! I now have a project for one on my Himalayan.
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Re: Retouching powder coated wheels?
Reply #11 on: July 18, 2020, 07:14:27 AM,13894.0.html

Or you could try this thread - it worked great for me! 

Hope you get them sorted! 


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Re: Retouching powder coated wheels?
Reply #12 on: April 04, 2021, 06:19:46 AM
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I've just had my tyres changed and unfortunately the edge of the wheel rim was damaged ever so slightly on the rear wheel. I went to my local Triumph dealer and they had no retouching materials for wheels. I contacted Triumph and they have replied that they are semi gloss finish powder coatings but even they couldn't supply me with a colour code or reference. Has anyone  here had to touch up a few very minor marks on a wheel and if so what did you use? If no advice from here I'm going to have to take a picture in to Halford's and see whats the best match I can find.

The bike is the 2019 Tiger XRT with the greyish wheels.

I found this a ok match



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Re: Retouching powder coated wheels?
Reply #13 on: April 05, 2021, 10:04:23 AM
*Originally Posted by TeXRT [+]
It’s funny when you think you’re the only one who uses a black Sharpie on the wheels. Found the dark grey to be a better match later on. Also use silver to highlight the “Triumph” symbols on the brake and clutch reservoir covers. So many uses😁
Ooh, great idea, I need to spruce up my Daytona Brake Calipers as the raised silver Triumph logo is pretty murky and doesn't seem to want to polish up.  :152: