gary i painted my own v-rod. first i sanded anodized surface with 280 then 320 then used ppg k36 primer wet sanded to 500 then applied sealer,house of color candy cobolt blue with ppg 2021 clear. i chose not to strip the factory clear anodizing off because it's a tuff hard coating and aluminum can be hard to get paint to stick to see old blue in gallery. front fender is a steelDungeonWorks said:I am just curious as to any special prep and or what primer works best??? I will be painting my VRSCA this summer and am just gathering some research notes. Anyother heads up regarding painting the rods?
custom piece standard prep hope this helps. i painted bike in november so far so good