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post #1 of 5 Old 06-03-2011, 11:48 PM Thread Starter
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3M film on headlights.....

I admit defeat...I can maintain a Vincent, but putting 3M film on the headlights
of my strom is beyond me..the headlights are complex curves-the film can stretch, but it cannot shrink, and it apparently needs to...How is the film put on the headlights??????

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-04-2011, 12:20 AM
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I don't know how he did it, but I got our installer to do it for me when I got the bike (almost 5 years ago.)

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You shrink the film with heat.. hair drier may not work... we actually use propane torches when putting the film on the noses or the race cars... a quick sweep from a torch will do wonders.
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post #5 of 5 Old 06-04-2011, 08:40 AM
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I think a few tips can be found on the TankSlapper site for installing the 3M product over tight contours.
Using the soft side of velcro over the squeegee helped a lot when installing my tank film.

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