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Old 06-11-2012, 03:11 PM
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Personally I'd take it off, but appearance is all opinion...

If it were mine and I wanted it on, I'd put a strip of that clear paint protectant film under it to keep it from damaging the paint. 3M makes it, so does Xpel. And wrap it over the edge of the hood. It's easy to apply.
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What about a strip of plasti-dip on your hood where it would rub? Then just keep an eye on it so that if its wearing down the dip, you can just redo it...
Great idea.....considering I picked up 6 cans when in the US
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Personally I'd take it off, but appearance is all opinion...

If it were mine and I wanted it on, I'd put a strip of that clear paint protectant film under it to keep it from damaging the paint. 3M makes it, so does Xpel. And wrap it over the edge of the hood. It's easy to apply.
Another great idea.....
still has to grow on me too
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I've never used plasti dip so can't compare the two methods, but can say that I put that xpel stuff on my bike where the throttle and clutch cables rub the fairing stay, and it works great. It is very durable, the cables rub pretty hard there and it's holding up well.

I bought an Xpel brand door sill gaurd kit off amazon, it's a roll of the stuff about 3" wide. It'd work perfect for what you need. It was fairly cheap too. Also, a little heat(hairdryer) makes it conform well too. I made roughly 90 degree bends with the stuff using low heat on my heat gun to get it to conform to the fairing stay curve.
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I've never used plasti dip so can't compare the two methods, but can say that I put that xpel stuff on my bike where the throttle and clutch cables rub the fairing stay, and it works great. It is very durable, the cables rub pretty hard there and it's holding up well.

I bought an Xpel brand door sill gaurd kit off amazon, it's a roll of the stuff about 3" wide. It'd work perfect for what you need. It was fairly cheap too. Also, a little heat(hairdryer) makes it conform well too. I made roughly 90 degree bends with the stuff using low heat on my heat gun to get it to conform to the fairing stay curve.
Ill ask a buddy who does tinting to let me have some of the 3M stuff and do it myself.
Thanks for the idea.
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Anything free is a great idea lol
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ALMOST as good as free beer. Key word ALMOST. Lol
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ALMOST as good as free beer. Key word ALMOST. Lol
Hey....free beet taste a hell of a lot better than if you were to buy it on your own
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Depends of what kind of beer the "free beer" is lol
Truck looks good BTW man
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