i hope you meant 1800 grit , not 180. 1000 grit would be ok,
just make sure its thoroughly deglossed . even a grey 3M
scuff pad would work. 2 coats of clear should be plenty.
i use ppg products at my place.
2011 cross roads, crimson red, speedo reflash,
forged bars,bag bars,tach,driver and pass backrest[vic]
vic luggage rack and lowers,iso grips,2" pullbacks
hard bags,xc adj pass footrests, color keyed side
chin fairings. 7 jurock custom made windshield.
ultimate seat, hid low beams, timing wheel back in,
and of course, a ric z laydown license bracket.[5