The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by raYzerman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:16 am

Keep yer stick on the ice........... (Red Green)
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:33 am

Oh shit! And here I thought Blue Phoenix just sounded cool.... Thanks for the link Ray, I might have to reconsider the thread title now, dammit.

I took her around the block last night after getting everything buttoned back up. It was dark by then so no final pics yet, but I did get one of the highly important finishing touch, my license plate frame.

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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by Uncle Hud » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:01 pm

Lookin' sharp, and keep the Blue Phoenix name. Only one around here reading Chinese fantasy fiction is Ray.
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:29 pm

Chinese fantasy fiction, so that's what they're calling it these days. :o
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by bungie4 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:46 pm

Source for paint? Color-Rite?

Nice job!
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by raYzerman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:17 pm

BTW, Phoenix is in AZ not Texasss :sherlock:
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:56 pm

bungie4 wrote:
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Source for paint? Color-Rite?

Nice job!
I went to a local auto paint store that happens to carry PPG. They scanned one of my side panels and said it was a match for BMW Tanzanite Blue paint code X10, or PPG 930272.

And thanks, only problem is I know where all the snafu's are.... ;)
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:02 pm

Not the greatest pic but I was in a hurry to take a ride with my son today and hit some of the best roads Ellis county has to offer. I'll try to get a better one up later. Back in the saddle again and it sure is sweet! :D :D <<<Can you see me smiling?

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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by raYzerman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:25 pm

Excellent news!!
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by gixxerjasen » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:29 pm

Greatness, and what a day to be out riding. I almost rode past my exit on the way home from work just to ride some more.

You know, there's some certain Tex Mex restaurants around you that "The Rise of El Blue Fenix" would work too. :D
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by bungie4 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:07 am

NTXFJR wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:56 pm
bungie4 wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:46 pm
Source for paint? Color-Rite?

Nice job!
I went to a local auto paint store that happens to carry PPG. They scanned one of my side panels and said it was a match for BMW Tanzanite Blue paint code X10, or PPG 930272.

And thanks, only problem is I know where all the snafu's are.... ;)
I've painted about 20 cars. I get it. :D
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:10 am

gixxerjasen wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:29 pm
Greatness, and what a day to be out riding. I almost rode past my exit on the way home from work just to ride some more.

You know, there's some certain Tex Mex restaurants around you that "The Rise of El Blue Fenix" would work too. :D
I gotta watch how much mexican food I eat, I don't want to tell you what rises up otherwise.
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by Uncle Hud » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:24 am

So you're now riding a combo Yamaha-BMW? How insulting that the paint color has "BMW" attached to it.
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by ionbeam » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:47 am

Uncle Hud wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:24 am
So you're now riding a combo Yamaha-BMW? How insulting that the paint color has "BMW" attached to it.
Just replace the tuning fork roundel on the tank with this and call it a day.

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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by gixxerjasen » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:01 am

Everyone thinks it's a BMW anyway.
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:56 pm

I just hope my final drive holds up ;)
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by ionbeam » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:14 pm

NTXFJR wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:56 pm
I just hope my final drive holds up ;)
Well ya... Stick one of these on the tank --

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then walk to the back of the bike and find this:

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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by NTXFJR » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:31 pm

I have it on good authority that the issue with BMW final drives has been greatly over exaggerated! ;)
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Re: The Rise of the Blue Phoenix

Post by wheatonFJR » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:32 pm

NTXFJR wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:56 pm
I just hope my final drive holds up ;)
Final Drive? Just keep it on the damn road for once.

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