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With some grunt work, using file & sand paper, the outer ridged flange of the gas cap can be smoothed out for a more streamlined look. It makes a big difference in the appearance of the cap.
In my case i choose to polish selected parts to achieve a two tone appearance. Painting could also be an option


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It's suprising what a difference that makes to the look of the cap.
I really like it!
 

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I like it to i just happen to have all my polishing stuff sitting on my bench I think I will join the polished cap club seing how my bike isnt red or black I cant join there club
 

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Very nice Alan , good work.[/emoticons/emotion-2.gif]
 

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Very nice job! I am looking for a cheaper alternative, a cap that is totally smooth b/c I want to paint it w/ my tank and make it look inconspicuous. Anyone know of any besides BMS?
 

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using file & sand paper

Nicholson Files: No. 1 & Mill *******
Abrasive cloth 220~2000 grit
Blue Magic Metal Polish & cloth
Time: Much to much, being that i disassembled the cap completely for chroming and decided to see what it would look like polished [/emoticons/emotion-5.gif]
The grunt work can be eliminated with a belt and or disc sander using fine sandpaper, but be careful as the cap is expensive.

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Looks great. How long did it take and what did you use.
 

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Thatjust looks plain slick. Goes to show you how nice something can look if you pay attention to the details. Good job and great idea!
 
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