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Offline Sooty01

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Fork leg paint pitting.
« on: August 02, 2020, 04:59:17 PM »
Just given my F750 a good cleaning after several weeks of use after the lockdown was lifted. I have found the black paint on the left fork leg is badly pitted showing what looks like white primer underneath.  I'll take it in next Saturday, no doubt to be told they are stone chips.

At least it looks to have a primer, the crossmember of the centre stand has lost all its paint, no undercoat at all.

I'm not loving this bike much, it's adequate, nothing more. I really am missing my F800GS.

Offline Matty589

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Re: Fork leg paint pitting.
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2020, 09:17:24 AM »
Sorry to hear that - I wonder what caused the pitting? I checked mine recently whilst servicing the brake callipers and they were perfect. Centre stand has some abrasion on it but seems OK. Mine’s just coming up to a year old and until COVID struck I was commuting daily on it in all weathers.

Offline GSMartin

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Re: Fork leg paint pitting.
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2020, 10:42:12 AM »
I have looked at my fork legs and noticed some small stone chips, no pitting. Can you take some pics?

It will be interesting what your dealer / BMW will make of it.