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Could it be that you're supposed to wrap some of the graphic in to the holes for the headlights? Just guessing.... looks like there's way too much material around the nose
 

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Got the order yesterday from the Vulture website...

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Quick to ship and receive from Italy. Was happy.
I found it to be towards the expensive side but had a creative unique look so I was thinking it would be worth it for that reason.
Received it in a large box. Lots of crinkles in it. Should come out fine when applied.
Take off Windscreen and get ready to apply.
Gonna tape it off first to see how it lays and the fitment.


Horrible. Not even close to fitting the way it should a good 1/2 or more longer in all areas.

Highly disappointed that I have to rebox this to Italy and it is not what I ordered.

Pics enclosed....
I have pulled it high. Pulled it low. I can't find where it fits correctly in any way. Even if I cut off a 1/2 inch towards the top, the nose piece is way to wide. It would need to be tucked in everywhere and/or cut.
IMO, its not worth the $57 dollars for me to do all of this.
I will be sending it back and telling them exactly what I have documented here to see their response.

That actually looks about right... And here is my reason for saying that. Every one of the Mono's that leaves our shop has a full wrap of 3M VentureShield. When it is initially applied it looks very much like what you see in the pics you posted...





After proper application however, it looks like this...





I'd wager that what you have there is the proper wrap for your bike. You're going to have to position it properly, and then apply it with the greatest amount of patience you can muster. I say that because I watch the guys in our shop applying this stuff on a regular basis, and it takes them literally all day... sometimes a day and a half. It is an extremely slow process... the wrap must be kept wet and pliable until it is positioned correctly, and it must be "squeegeed" (or whatever the process of flattening out the bubbles is called) slowly and methodically.

I would bias the position of what you have there, so that the bulk of the excess wrap is sitting high and to the rear... that will enable you to keep the majority of the trimming to inside the fairing, underneath where the windscreen attaches. Again, look at that first pic I posted and notice how it is positioned with regard to the excess wrap.
 

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Imagine the tesi or the prototype Suzuki with a front and rear 300 section tyres. Corner and acceleration traction would be enormous.
Rob... when I got the Marchesini Mg wheels for my R they came wearing a barely worn pair of Diablo Corse III tires. The rear was a 190. Turn in with that thing made my previously nimble 748 feel like a truck... Okay, okay, a bit of an exaggeration, but you see where I'm going with this.

I can't even begin to imagine what a 300 rear would feel like, let alone one in the front as well. :eek: However, you DID get me thinking about something just now... I always thought that Suzuki was one of the most innovative bikes I'd seen. But it never occurred to me until now that if the front wheel was driven as well, then you'd have to go with a large enough cross section tire to maintain traction under acceleration.

I've always read good things about the handling of hub steered front ends... I wonder what it would be like if it had to handle those additional loads as well. :think:
 

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You need to fold it around the fairing, hence why it is longer in some parts.Check their how to's on utube.
I'm with Dutch. I thought similar when I got my hands on the 999 number board. Take your time and watch several 'how to' videos before trying to install. Use the proper tools and keep it wet, you know this having fitted the tail. When fitting the screen back on don't tighten the fasteners too much or the vinyl will turn, don't ask me how I know. :frown2:

I think you made the best decision, white number boards front and rear. :wink2: .......will look awesome.
 

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Morning Proph. Motorcycle racing rules stop any development in its tracks because there’s no true prototype class. I understand that you just can’t throw on a big set of wheels and hope for the best and surly the kingpin front end design is the way to go and has nowhere near been developed (to my knowledge) beyond the scope of skinny tyres and current and somewhat dated class design.
 

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Got the order yesterday from the Vulture website...

Opinions.

Quick to ship and receive from Italy. Was happy.
I found it to be towards the expensive side but had a creative unique look so I was thinking it would be worth it for that reason.
Received it in a large box. Lots of crinkles in it. Should come out fine when applied.
Take off Windscreen and get ready to apply.
Gonna tape it off first to see how it lays and the fitment.


Horrible. Not even close to fitting the way it should a good 1/2 or more longer in all areas.

Highly disappointed that I have to rebox this to Italy and it is not what I ordered.

Pics enclosed....
I have pulled it high. Pulled it low. I can't find where it fits correctly in any way. Even if I cut off a 1/2 inch towards the top, the nose piece is way to wide. It would need to be tucked in everywhere and/or cut.
IMO, its not worth the $57 dollars for me to do all of this.
I will be sending it back and telling them exactly what I have documented here to see their response.
First mistake you made is thinking that you were getting something that was good and easy to apply. I think I did say that all the ones supplied to me have been ordinary at best. Second mistake was that you need to use some sort of slipping agent (vinyl lube) and a squeegee to get the thing in the correct position and manipulate the vinyl to fit and then work out where to go around corners or to trim with a sharp razor. A very warm environment helps. Having done dozens of these you soon learn.
 

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First mistake you made is thinking that you were getting something that was good and easy to apply. I think I did say that all the ones supplied to me have been ordinary at best. Second mistake was that you need to use some sort of slipping agent (vinyl lube) and a squeegee to get the thing in the correct position and manipulate the vinyl to fit and then work out where to go around corners or to trim with a sharp razor. A very warm environment helps. Having done dozens of these you soon learn.

Yeah. Not looking like a quick peel off and push down for me!
 

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You could pay a professional fitter if your not confident, its not cheap to replace if you Fark it up. :crying:

Thinking about doing it. It would save me the time of taking off the nose, doing it, getting an exact knife, and then putting it back on.
They will just do it right on the bike. I will just ride over there with no windscreen. I was looking for a decal to change the look of the bike at a minimal cost. Oops!
 
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