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06-14-2019 11:50 AM
Shadow Shack Hmmm...does anyone know what the price of tea is in China?
06-14-2019 09:30 AM
mladenko I have glossy black 2016 with ~2300mi. still glossy AF. I can't see it fading too much in the next few years...but you never know

2015 rebel 250
06-13-2019 10:24 PM
Shadow Shack Yeah, trust me...if photos were really the obvious answer I'd never have asked. I've seen a lot of pics that range from appearing matte to gloss or at least hinting at gloss.

For example, this definitely looks matte...
http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/Pho...onda-rebel.jpg

...but this lighting hints to more glossy than matte:
http://ns1.2040-motos.com/_content/c...229351/001.jpg

Not to mention mine was sun-faded...remember all the pics of 80's red Rebels faded to that weird matte-greyish/red tone? (see pic) Which makes me wonder if history repeated itself with this color.

06-13-2019 09:59 PM
flitecontrol I saw a picture of one, but not sure if it was factory or custom. It appeared to be matte.
06-13-2019 08:59 PM
Shadow Shack Apparently this was just too much to ask for, next time I'll ask for something far less complicated...like detailed instructions on rebuilding an engine.
05-27-2019 10:22 AM
flitecontrol No, it's not that difficult. Mine hasn't faded.
























It's still glossy black.
05-27-2019 09:19 AM
Shadow Shack So...400 views and nary an answer. It's a simple question, I'm not asking how to install a turbo or how to stuff a 450 into a 250 frame. Is looking at your freakin' bike and reporting back really THAT difficult?!?
05-25-2019 07:34 PM
Shadow Shack <bump>

There was a slew of 2012 gunmetal grey owners when I posted this, and the result was no answer. Now that I see a new slew the question is still open...

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For those of you with the gun-metal OEM paint scheme, is this is a matte color or gloss?
09-02-2016 09:36 AM
Shadow Shack LOL I'm really not going to get serious with the bike until I have a title, and depending on which title I can get (salvage or clean) will determine the direction it goes. Worst case scenario is no title and it gets parted out, AKA dismantled sans sawzall & rattle can.
09-02-2016 07:36 AM
01-7700 I like this idea. Show us how to really do it wrong Shadow!
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