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I heard a rumour that there is now a porous wrap available for plastic fuel tanks - ie doesn't bubble up with the fuel vapour coming through. I can't find anything on the web though. Anybody know anything?

Simon.



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not heard of it... but suzuki did put small holes
in there decals to stop the bubbleing...

years ago when I bought a new PE175Z I made the
coment that the sticker will be the first to come off
" but in fact it was me"
the guy at the shop said to remove the fuel cap when
not in use to let the tank vent easly.. "which I didn't do"
& the stickers bubbled..

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Yes, thought I was clutching at straws! The problem is a badly sun bleached plastic tank which is letting down the look of a CCM 644 I've been rebuilding. It's lovely silver grey on one side and white on the other having been standing outside some bloke's shed for 6 years! Polishing with WD40 improves it a bit but it's not as nice as I'd like. Rear fender and side panels I'm painting, using a plastic primer, but that's not an option on the tank for the same reason that your stickers bubbled!

Just live in the hope that another tank appears for sale or someone develops a porous membrane...

Cheers,

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This firm could probably answer your query:-  smile

CLICKY

It's a UK firm too, based in Sussex.

Martyn

 



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perforated vinyl?

Thats pretty common for tank decals - aftermarket that is.

Mine have been on the ttr tank for 18mths and no bubbles at all.



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I suggest you visit this site it will surely solve all your queries regarding www.rtsvehiclegraphics.co.uk/">Vehicle wraps

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I sprayed my plastics with primer & matt black paint and then stuck "cheap" vinyl on. It's bubbled and a bit creased but for the price I could redo it once a year anyway.

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my friend had a xr400 plastic tank sprayed in 2 pack 2k it was ok john

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JOHNYBOY wrote:

my friend had a xr400 plastic tank sprayed in 2 pack 2k it was ok john


 My 1980 Montesa 125 H6 tank was painted at the factory 

and even the paint has bubbled... will repaint it if I can ever

get the decals..

 

 

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