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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2015, 04:42 AM Thread Starter
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Clear tank protection film?

Hey guys. Any recommendations on a clear tank film?

I have a 2015 Thruxton Ace. The decal on the tank is scratched up pretty bad from my jacket. It's started peeling off!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2015, 10:56 AM
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There are many brands out there. Call window tint shops, a lot of them do PPF as well. I have ClearBra & Llumar brand films on all my vehicles including the bikes...
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2015, 11:03 AM
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Check out Tankslapper film

I've had the two side pieces of the Tank Protector film on my Bonnie for 3 years now and all 3 pieces on my Yamaha FJR for 9 years. It is practically invisible, most folks don't know it's there until I point it out. I have never had any issues with it peeling off or discoloring, yet it protects the gas tanks from knee scuffs, zippers and everything else.

You most likely need the 3 piece Tank Bag kit to protect the Triumph decals on your gas tank. And stop laying your jacket over the tank.

See you somewhere down a twisty road....
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-06-2015, 10:15 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for that guys. I just ordered from Tankslapper!

On a side note, anyone know where I can order a replacement decal for my tank? It's the 2015 Ace Special Edition!
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2015, 05:47 AM
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Lamin-X makes some specific for our bikes. I have their film on the tank and headlight on the Bonneville, and the rear loading gate and headlights of the wife's Jetta wagon.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-08-2015, 04:58 PM
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I used this for my wife's bike. Easy to apply, has stayed in place and done it's job.


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