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I have to goldwing badges that need replated, the gold has wore off them. my question is how would I go about like sanding these down then paint with some kind of chrome gold paint, would like some ideas on how to do this project like what kind of sandpaper and paint. thanks
 

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I purchased a toyota car that had silver emblems and had them gold plated. Toyota contracts out with a fellow that applies some kind of liquid then applied a electric current to it. It looks like real gold. Contact the service car dept. or google for gold plating. I had them done in 2001 and they still look as good as the day I had it done. Hope this helps.
 

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The gold has wore in spots on mine also. Sure would make the bike look better.
 

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I'm having a CRS moment right now but one of our members redid some badges using gold foil and clear coat, I think, but the ones he did show looked really trashed out then the after pictures were great looking badges.....I'll find that thread soon and re post it ....

Claude....
 

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Ya can git chrome or gold spray at your local Wally world. Don't be too rough on your badges or you bodge 'em!

If you have a store nearby which specializes in plastic models you will be able to get either a plastic spray or paint to apply to your badge.
 

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damn good. i'll be sending mine soon:cheeky1::action::waving:
 

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one company wanted $100.00 to replate them or they would send for $50.00 a kit that you could do yourself. that was a little too steep for me. I went with rustoleum metallic gold paint. on the backside I put down 2 layers of duct tape (duct tape does wonders)on top of duct tape I will apply two sided tape and stick on. now I only need interstate badges or make my own. still working on that idea about how to make my own. thanks
 

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They look good incredible what some time and spray paint will do. :action::action:
 

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I went to Wall-mart the other day and some one stole mine right of my wing along with my helmet and jacket.
 

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The worst part is my son was rideing my night hawk and they took themm of it too and my saddle bags
 

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Go to the hobby shop and get some of the Bare-Metal foil. It comes in Chrome,ALuminum and Gold. Fine sand the flat letters and repaint all the black. Stick on the foil and trim it up with a xacto knife then clear coat with Duplicolor Truck Van Top Coating. Did mine like that over a year ago and still looking good.
 

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I found some interstate badges on fleabay, will work on them next. if I would of known about what oldtoys1961 said I would of did it that way. thanks
 

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its getting bad, people will steal the brown right out of your shorts. thanks
 
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