KTM 990/1190 3M Protective Film

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  1. youngblood

    youngblood Been here awhile

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  2. Wonway

    Wonway KTM Fanboi #2

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    I actually did my tank tonight. At those prices I should be selling them :eek1

    You can buy the stuff and cut it yourself. But to do it right you need a plotter.
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    To the the gas tank paint, I just use standard automotive paint protection film (for car hoods) bought a 8" x 6' roll of it for $12 from ebay.
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  5. youngblood

    youngblood Been here awhile

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    Nice find. I'll pick up some this weekend as opposed to waiting on eBay.

    Thanks!:clap
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    :freakyNo problem.
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  8. Piston

    Piston Been here awhile

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    I know this is an older topic, but...

    How does the protective film, or 3M spray, hold up to the constant chafing of your boots rubbing against the bodywork when standing?

    With a white bike, that small area where my boots rub gets really stained really quickly.
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  9. mixedup

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    I have consistently used this brand on my previous bikes:

    http://www.thetankslapper.biz/

    Doesn't look like they have anything available (yet) for the 1190. Depending on the area/curvature/etc. install can be a bit fiddly, but you can try as many times as you need to and once installed you likely won't even know it's there.

    Protects the tank, etc. really well.....but guessing boots rubbing might be an issue.

    edit: just saw the recommendation above.....so that's 2 for the tankslapper....so hopefully something for the 1190 soon!
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