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#548857 - 19/12/18 08:36 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
osten Offline
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Registered: 13/12/17
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Somethings cannot be unseen - The wrap is definitely a solution but at this point i'm gonna photoshop something and see how it looks like.

I really like that silver and tour de france mix. Don't think i've ever seen it on a morgan 3 wheeler
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#548939 - 19/12/18 04:22 PM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: sospan]
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Originally Posted By sospan

I seem to remember the DeLorean having a brushed finish and watching a specialist “touching it up” with a mule type sander.

DeLorean featured brushed stainless steel panels & has to be cleaned with cooker polish 🤔😥

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#549053 - 20/12/18 08:24 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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Registered: 17/11/11
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Yes, I think the brushed aluminium would certainly give a retro look, just like the Kirkuk Cobras.. Excellent choice.

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#549782 - 23/12/18 11:07 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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I need to find someone who is proficient at Photoshop to have a look at what it would look like.
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#550342 - 27/12/18 11:32 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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Osten, a couple of weeks ago I say a car going through build with a brush aluminium bonnet/ hood. As we don’t touch car going through build I had to ask about the finish as I could not tell whether it was a paint finish or what. Anyway I was told it was brushed aluminium. So I guess best to ask your dealer.
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#551362 - 02/01/19 01:38 PM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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Marcassus, the French dealer Morgan of Toulouse offers the mirror polished body option at 9746 euros

http://www.marcassus-sport.com/files/PDF/morgan-3wheeler.pdf

It's very nice for a museum, but for regular use on the road, the interview looks difficult ...
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#552951 - 10/01/19 09:52 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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Registered: 10/12/15
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brushed is what I wanted as well. At that time not available.
what you can have now (since a few months) is "untreated", resp. bare aluminium, on request!

You just don't get a clean look: the front and rear bonnet are both "blown" (air-pressure over a negative) and look very virgin.

The sidewalls are pressed/rolled and you know by the look its been pressen/rolled.

So either you get it untreated and you brush it by yourself or - since you can get any colour from MMC, I bet you can also get it brushed.

You just need to talk to the right person. (and THIS IS actually where the problem starts) ;-)
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#553006 - 10/01/19 02:06 PM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
Krod Offline
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Registered: 14/07/11
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probably far easier and cheaper to simply get a brushed aluminum vinyl applied.

However I agree with comet, either learn to DIY, or be ready to pay high dollar for a professional to do it.

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#553172 - 11/01/19 10:37 AM Re: Brushed aluminum ? [Re: osten]
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at the time, I was offered the polished version with the proposal to leave it to "weathering" it

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