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hey, all of you with a vstar 1100, my bike is in storage know so i was wondering if any can get there bike up to and beyond operating temp and get a reading of the temp on the chrome engine covers on top of the engine (right rear and left front).
reason being the chrome has started to peel on my rear cover and i was thinking of hydro dipping them.
ive read it dipping can withstand 350 - 400 deg f, so i need to know the temp of the engine covers.

thanks merry christmas


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I don't know the answer to the operating temp but if they can do exhaust manifolds and pipes, should be no problem.
Couple of examples. and

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