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I think I have tried it all and I just can not get the wheel tape to look good, I stand back and look at it and its just wavy and terrible looking.. Do you guys have any secrets of the install to make a perfect circle?

I think I have tried it all and I just can not get the wheel tape to look good, I stand back and look at it and its just wavy and terrible looking.. Do you guys have any secrets of the install to make a perfect circle?
 
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You could try removing the wheel and laying it flat. It will probably be easier to apply "perfectly" like that.

You could try removing the wheel and laying it flat. It will probably be easier to apply "perfectly" like that.
 
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Patience...
Slow, and easy. Use a mixture of water and liquid soap while installing it. You can "float" it around a bit, then press the solution out, and it'll dry in place.
It'll never look good enough to you. I put it on my FZ1, and was frustrate


Patience...
Slow, and easy. Use a mixture of water and liquid soap while installing it. You can "float" it around a bit, then press the solution out, and it'll dry in place.
It'll never look good enough to you. I put it on my FZ1, and was frustrated, but standing back, it looks sharp.

 
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how does this tape hold up to chips?

how does this tape hold up to chips?
 
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last bike i had the tape on for 3 years and it looked the same as it did when I put it on..

last bike i had the tape on for 3 years and it looked the same as it did when I put it on..
 
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I wonder how white wheel tape on a white bike would look... Clean, or cheesy?

-THE DON


I wonder how white wheel tape on a white bike would look... Clean, or cheesy?

-THE DON
 

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It comes with that applicator tool. It was easy peasy for me.

[QUOTE="zimzim, post: 619"]how does this tape hold up to chips?[/quote]

Never got a chip on it. Its not in the location to get chips really.

I will tell you one thing though... the stuff coul


It comes with that applicator tool. It was easy peasy for me.

how does this tape hold up to chips?
Never got a chip on it. Its not in the location to get chips really.

I will tell you one thing though... the stuff could withstand a nuclear explosion. I had mine on for 2 season and decided I wanted to paint my rims. well, It was the hardest thing in life to try and get off... what a PITA!

So beware... once its on, please dont plan on taking it off. LOL

Stew
 
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applicator tool?? what is this?? never seen that.. I will have to check it out

applicator tool?? what is this?? never seen that.. I will have to check it out
 

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Yup, looked like this and came with the tape as a kit.

[IMG]http://www.pjsparts.com/catalog/images/7%20-%20Fun%20Stuff/RimTapeApp.jpg[/IMG]

Stew


Yup, looked like this and came with the tape as a kit.



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[QUOTE="Administrator, post: 635, member: 1"]Yup, looked like this and came with the tape as a kit.

[IMG]http://www.pjsparts.com/catalog/images/7%20-%20Fun%20Stuff/RimTapeApp.jpg[/IMG]

Stew[/quote]

Nice! Wish my kit had come with that tool...


Yup, looked like this and came with the tape as a kit.



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Nice! Wish my kit had come with that tool...
 
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Which kit is that? Want to share where you got it? :D

Which kit is that? Want to share where you got it? :D
 
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You guys should check out these [url]http://www.rhok.com.au/wheel%20lights.htm[/url]. I'm not really into mods or bling but I reckon these would great for night time riding and wow factor.

You guys should check out these http://www.rhok.com.au/wheel lights.htm. I'm not really into mods or bling but I reckon these would great for night time riding and wow factor.
 
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