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Old 12-06-2012, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Protect the paint

Is there anything you can put on the upper rear fender so the bag I strap to the backrest won't rub the paint off between the plate & backrest? Thanks
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Is there anything you can put on the upper rear fender so the bag I strap to the backrest won't rub the paint off between the plate & backrest? Thanks
Yah...a luggage rack .
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yah...a luggage rack .
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes. Paint protector film. Here's one place or you can do a search.

Invisible Mask - Clear Bra Automotive Paint Protection, 3M Scotchgard, Carbon Fiber 3M Films
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Yah...a luggage rack .

Solving the problem is more important than patching the cause. Plus one more on the luggage rack.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I only need it for 4 days. Wonder if masking tape or duct tape would be a temporary fix.
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Take the time to read this article.

Motorcycle Paint Protection Film - webBikeWorld
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I only need it for 4 days. Wonder if masking tape or duct tape would be a temporary fix.
If you decide to use this method, I would use painter's masking tape (the blue stuff). Definitely NOT duct tape. If heat gets to it the glue will bond to the paint then you havfe a hell of a mess. BTDT with a car window.
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There is a protective film on my rear fender underneath the passenger seat (fatboy) and i would like to know if there is a part # for it ,or should i simply do it myself with scotchgard 3M
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