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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:20 pm 
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Just picked up my frame at the local line x shop and I gotta say I am stoked with the result!
Texture is softer than a regular bed liner finish and it is glossy... Can't wait to build the bike and see results


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:32 pm 
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That looks SHARP! :good:

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:46 pm 
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Unfortunately I don't think it'll look good for long. Bed line is porous and holds dirt. It's soft and peels. It's thick making fitting parts like the swing arm a chore. You'll end up shaving it down in lots of areas. Its not nearly as durable as powder coat or even a top quality epoxy paint. I have seen thousands of bike frames either powder coated or painted and only one that has been bed liner'ed.

I wish you luck


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:59 pm 
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PerazziMx14 wrote:
Unfortunately I don't think it'll look good for long. Bed line is porous and holds dirt. It's soft and peels. It's thick making fitting parts like the swing arm a chore. You'll end up shaving it down in lots of areas. Its not nearly as durable as powder coat or even a top quality epoxy paint. I have seen thousands of bike frames either powder coated or painted and only one that has been bed liner'ed.

I wish you luck


I have other things coated and have great results... Key is the sandblasting method that was used prior to coating... This ultra liner is different from regular line X 1/16" or 1/8" they usually use for truck... As for moving parts fitment well I am not lying to myself, I know I will have to work on it eventually... But overall considering the amount of exposed sections I like to think this will work well! We'll see :drinks:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:01 pm 
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I know of 2 that did the actual Line X brand just like the OP. They still look brand new, get the crap beat out of them off road and it's 5 years later. The 3rd guy did powder coating of his frame the same time the other 2 did Line X, his needs redone already and should of been done a couple of years ago.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 5:22 am 
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What was the cost to do this?

If you look at my build thread http://drriders.com/topic19063-40.html I have a blurb on Corroseal, precisely because I think the original paint on our frames is pretty weak-sauce. Lots of rust spots on my frame for a bike that has seen minimal mileage....


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:00 pm 
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What was the cost to do this?

If you look at my build thread http://drriders.com/topic19063-40.html I have a blurb on Corroseal, precisely because I think the original paint on our frames is pretty weak-sauce. Lots of rust spots on my frame for a bike that has seen minimal mileage....


The coating was 250$ Cad... That is not counting the sandblasting job... I am hoping I will be happy with it to say the least. Good thing is, it is repairable if anything happens. Take a look at the sandblasting results... That is actual sand blasted on which make the ideal surface for optimal adheration... It was really rough to the touch when I picked it up so I know the stuff was sprayed on a good surface... Again like I said before, we'll see what happens!

Cheers! :drinks:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:38 am 
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I powder coated my frame , I liked the results. One thing to keep in mind you are going to have wear spots. like where your boots rub against the frame, some spots where plastic and rubs etc. and scratches from pulling the seat off and on.
I used a file and lightly worked off the powder coating to make things fit. I didnt mask any holes expect for the swing arm and head, i thread chased them.

where those rubber caps are, i'd but some kind of rust inhibitor in there, a thin coating of grease, maybe. water can trapped in there and rust. i found that out.

is there a way to spot paint that line x stuff?

With mine i use enamel paint, and being white, it blends in really well


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:57 pm 
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3shot wrote:
I powder coated my frame , I liked the results. One thing to keep in mind you are going to have wear spots. like where your boots rub against the frame, some spots where plastic and rubs etc. and scratches from pulling the seat off and on.
I used a file and lightly worked off the powder coating to make things fit. I didnt mask any holes expect for the swing arm and head, i thread chased them.

where those rubber caps are, i'd but some kind of rust inhibitor in there, a thin coating of grease, maybe. water can trapped in there and rust. i found that out.

is there a way to spot paint that line x stuff?

With mine i use enamel paint, and being white, it blends in really well


The Line X ultra coating is 0.020'' thick so I don't think I will have much troubles putting all back together without shaving... as for the capped holes I am planning on shooting little paint inside. Also for screws and bolts installation I will be using some aviation grease/corrosion inhibitor compound. The coating job itself is repairable as per the company website but I really don't think that booths and pants rubbing will be a cause for failure... can't say the same from rock scratching though but there is bashplates for that isn't it? As for friction from moving parts, I am still waiting for someone to show me a paint or coating that will resist this kind of wear... I will post more pictures later as I build it back up but right now I am waiting on parts to complete several other fixes and I am also spending more time on a 1974 XL350 project.

Cheers! :drinks:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:44 am 
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Magana wrote:
wheelz wrote:
What was the cost to do this?

If you look at my build thread http://drriders.com/topic19063-40.html I have a blurb on Corroseal, precisely because I think the original paint on our frames is pretty weak-sauce. Lots of rust spots on my frame for a bike that has seen minimal mileage....


The coating was 250$ Cad... That is not counting the sandblasting job...

Cheers! :drinks:


Thanks for the info. I wish your coating longevity!


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