2000 SV650 N
Do your studies, take your time, and rattle-can paint it. Lots here have done it, and if you do it by the book, with top quality materials, you can get upwards of 90% paint shop quality.
It still looks great. Yes, the silver was a challenge. But like Salty pointed out, decent paint, and more importantly, Spray Max 2k clear makes all the difference. And doing the body work was a learning experience, but it worked out with surprisingly good results.Man I was just thinking about your paintjob this week; still happy with it? That silver looks good, and it's a tough one to lay down.