‘79 front fork finish?


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Crazy Canuck
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‘79 front fork finish?

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Good day folks,

Did a search and didn’t come up with anything.....

Doing a semi restoration on my ‘79 and the lower fork tubes need attention....some very light corrosion has set in and I want it gone. Going to sand blast the tubes with very fine sand, and then prep for two stage paint.
The current finish looks like satin, but it’s 40 years old......my question is what is the correct finish?
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Thanks for that!
Forrest Miller :thumupp:

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Do yourself a favor and bead blast - not sand. No fancy two-stage paint, just rattle-can satin trim paint.

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This is what I’ve found to look like stock and hold up over the years
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Retired, now my job is restoring old hondas!
Bike in the garage right now:
1979 CBX1000 red
1980 CBX1000 red
1981 CBX1000 prolink
1975 gl1000 blue
1975 gl1000 red
1975 gl1000 sulfur yellow
1975 gl1000 red
1976 gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 gl1000 black
1977 gl1000 blue
1977 gl1000 black
1978 cb750f super sport
1979 cb750f super sport

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