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Wow, I wish I saw that set. I bought the Lucky Explorer set from another company and while very nice, I like the one you have as it says Cagiva and has some nice additional stickers.
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Did the Lucky Strike graphics. They were a bit tricky to get on, might be due to the matte finish.
 

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I did graphics on my KTM 890 and they can be tricky. I used the wet method on flat surfaces and on curved or rounded surfaces, just applied them dry. Wet method allows you to reposition the sticker if it's not where you want it. BUT since it's wet if you have to heat and stretch the sticker it can move and since it's wet it does not adhere well until dry so it can lift on it's own. Dry method, you need to be very exact. While you can lift and reposition, you don't want to do it too often or it will start to lose it's adhesive.

On both bikes I've got some creases. Small, mostly un-noticeable unless you are really looking. Looks great from 3 ft (~1 meter) away. It requires A LOT of patience to do.

If you want it perfect or don't feel you have the patience definitely take it to a professional.

I'm sure people who have done it have different experiences. YMMV.

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I like a lot of them, but I'm not yet done spending on hard parts. Besides, I would probably screw up putting them on and end up with lots of creases and bubbles.
Is there a special trick to installing these decals? Are they thick?
 

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I like a lot of them, but I'm not yet done spending on hard parts. Besides, I would probably screw up putting them on and end up with lots of creases and bubbles.
I just assumed these were all installed by professionals-- I'm interested putting decals on but I'm terrified of doing it myself and there are no wrap shops that do bikes within a couple hundred miles of here :/
 

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My biggest fear when putting these on was screwing one piece(s) up badly that I couldn't use the piece. IF you screw it up, you're stuck buying the whole kit again. The seller "may" just sell you the sheet with the piece you need.

I forgot to also mention when heating the sticker to "stretch" you can definitely over heat it and it will contract and shrink. And you can also over-stretch and it won't stick. It is tricky.

I just assumed these were all installed by professionals-- I'm interested putting decals on but I'm terrified of doing it myself and there are no wrap shops that do bikes within a couple hundred miles of here :/
 

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Did the Lucky Strike graphics. They were a bit tricky to get on, might be due to the matte finish.
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Thanks for all the notes. I'm going to see how much some blanks might cost so I can practice heating/stretching/placement on a beater bike before deciding to try the $300+ stuff on the new DX. Long shot but worth a try.
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Did the Lucky Strike graphics. They were a bit tricky to get on, might be due to the matte finish.
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Did the Lucky Strike graphics. They were a bit tricky to get on, might be due to the matte finish.
Looking Great - I've not seen this set before , where did you pick them up?
 
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