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Not to diminish the chrome forks on the bikes above - which look excellent, but have you considered just putting in some effort on the forks and see what happens? I mean, if you're gonna replace them anyway, you've got nothing to lose.

Here's a pic of my fork DIY. Best wishes

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Hey I’m just looking for pics of black Bikes with chrome forks. Thinking of doing it.
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I might consider that because right now I have Ohlins in my front forks I don’t trust anybody around here to take them out and put them in including myself.

Carol said he would do it for me. But some elbow grease might save a lot of money.

You buffed them with rubbing compound?

Not to diminish the chrome forks on the bikes above - which look excellent, but have you considered just putting in some effort on the forks and see what happens? I mean, if you're gonna replace them anyway, you've got nothing to lose.

Here's a pic of my fork DIY. Best wishes

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I might consider that because right now I have Ohlins in my front forks I don’t trust anybody around here to take them out and put them in including myself.

Carol said he would do it for me. But some elbow grease might save a lot of money.

You buffed them with rubbing compound?
Simichrome and elbow grease will do the trick.
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Okay. You did it all by hand or used a drill buffing pad? Did you spray any clear coat afterwards?
My Lowers are OEM Chrome but I have polished lower legs by hand with Simichrome and they really did shine. I’m sure a drill buffing pad would work good also.
Best of Luck and don’t hesitate to ask for assistance.
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Let us know how that goes. I am not sure that's a great idea as I think you will end up removing a lot of material.
I did it on the late model front end I put on my stroker, before painting them black. It didn't really take much material to smooth them out. And I'd wager, it's a normal part of any chrome job ... so pretty much par for the course really.

Just don't start with anything crazy like 80 grit in a power tool. I did some light hand file work (pre rushmore casting marks), then went to 220 grit wet, and stopped at 400 grit because I was painting them ... Two coats of paint, and you can't see shit now; just shiny black.
 
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Not a black bike of course, but enough contrast to see H-D's chrome tubes and sliders. We wanted to be sure the forks exactly matched the wheels and other chrome on this bike. If I had it to do over again, I would do it again.

I polished my own on our previous bike. The look was good....as good as I could get it anyway, but not to the level of true chrome. Certainly an option.
 

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