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Old 01-20-2013, 11:42 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by 09f800st View Post
Quality wrap will stay on until you take it off. I wrapped the bottom of the fairing on my bike back in 2009. It rains more often than not here on the Oregon Coast and I ride it every day the temperature is over 40 degrees. My opinion is to stick with 3M, use a heat gun when applying the wrap, and be sure the surface has been properly cleaned.

Before..too much Champagne color...ugghh

After? Better....blends well with the frame I think

Here is how it looks outside

Wow, that looks a ton better!
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:24 PM   #22
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I wrapped mine in carbon fiber vinyl a year ago and it still looks nice even after the California heat has hit it for a year.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:33 AM   #23
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that bike looks very nice!!!! Cant believe its vinyl wrap.

And I posted this years ago. I actually ended up having the trims/molding wrapped professionally in 2010. Costed me $100 and it's still lasting. I know for fact that they used put a coat of adhesive before wrapping.

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