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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 03:17:56 PM
Thanks all.

I will check color number with a honda service expert, i hope everything is original (Thnx Superjeap) . :028:

Registration papers says black. I will tell you what's true on Friday  :002:

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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #9 on: August 15, 2019, 04:59:10 PM
I have never seen the 1200 V4 Graphics before.
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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #10 on: August 15, 2019, 05:25:53 PM
*Originally Posted by DaveinNC [+]
I have never seen the 1200 V4 Graphics before.
I have not seen them either but I thought they were just stickers and not part of the paint scheme, will be interested to hear if its all original after the viewing tomorrow

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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #11 on: August 18, 2019, 09:00:51 AM
I coudn't buy the motobike. The motorcycle owner painted all the gray parts with black spray and chanced motor block covers with black one..

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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #12 on: August 23, 2019, 12:49:06 PM
*Originally Posted by x11 [+]
... I think your picture shows a later 2014 bike, made after Honda had used up all their existing parts...

You do know that Honda don't stockpile parts for production? Parts are manufactured and delivered to the production line as and when needed. Hence the term 'Just In Time'.

And yes, I have seen it in action.
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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #13 on: August 23, 2019, 02:36:17 PM
*Originally Posted by BiKenG [+]
You do know that Honda don't stockpile parts for production? Parts are manufactured and delivered to the production line as and when needed. Hence the term 'Just In Time'.

And yes, I have seen it in action.
I did not know that, I was only trying to point out early 2014 models used earlier year models colours and components early 2014 bikes had the same silver colour rack and rear plastic and the same filler cap as 2013 models later 2014 had black plastic and new filler, so same model year but different spec. This was just to help the original poster determine if the bike he was going to view had been resprayed, which it had.

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Re: Is this colors orginal or not?
Reply #14 on: September 11, 2019, 06:37:30 PM
I tend to echo the experience of x11 … all anecdotal of course.
I have observed that from the 2013/14 time the bike evolved from a fairly 'bright' bike with quite a lot of silver elements/highlights and glossy paint to a more sombre machine with black 'manly' panels and matt black mudguards and such.  I am sure it happened in a planned way but it seems to me it happened bit by bit over several model years.
So I am not entirely surprised the OP was a little confused (notwithstanding what the owner actually did)
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