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Tank protection

The moment the first H2 arrives with us (within the next day or two) we have got a local decal manufacturer coming in to measure up the tank to get templates to produce adhesive clear plastic protective covers for the top of the tank (from the filler cap back to the seat) and the two sides of the tank where your knees will rub.

No idea on pricing yet, but it won't be stupid - who might be interested in something like this for their own bike and are there other areas of the bike you would like to protect ?
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Front mudguard, fairing edges, any protection is worth considering, especially being out with other bikers, mind you it will be them getting hit by rocks.
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I'm interested as well.

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The moment the first H2 arrives with us (within the next day or two) we have got a local decal manufacturer coming in to measure up the tank to get templates to produce adhesive clear plastic protective covers for the top of the tank (from the filler cap back to the seat) and the two sides of the tank where your knees will rub.
Without providing some grip for the knees on the sides of the tank to help avoid "throttle hand", it would only be good "cosmetically"... at least for me.

Hopefully, the regular manufacturers of such products will respond with an acceptable product.
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Without providing some grip for the knees on the sides of the tank to help avoid "throttle hand", it would only be good "cosmetically"... at least for me.

Hopefully, the regular manufacturers of such products will respond with an acceptable product.
It will be purely cosmetic to protect the paintwork - no texture to it to give extra grip I am afraid.
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On another bike that I have, I had a local 3M specialist shop do it using 3M paint protection film - same stuff used to protect front edges of auto hoods and fenders from rock chips. It has held up well.

It is tricky to apply this yourself due to the compound curves ... the 3M specialist shops have the technique down pat ... I think I'll let them do it.
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3M clear Protection

Going to have all my bike fairings done with this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fi3hJYmtKR4
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