Wrap or paint


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Rustyhands
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Wrap or paint

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Have 2002 Goldwing 1800 trike, just added custom wrap, some say paint better...



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rudolphwolven
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Re: Wrap or paint

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.....wrapokpaintoo....
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Rustyhands
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Re: Wrap or paint

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Re: Wrap or paint

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I know a guy wrapped his Goldwing and Sidecar. Took him about a month, but it looks like paint. His bike was featured in the GWRRA magazine. It was reported here at the time as well. It can be read about here:

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I would think that the main difference if it is on metal is that wrap might still allow corrosion of the metal beneath, where paint should seal it off from moisture. On plastic it would not make a lot of difference. Painting pretty much takes some skill, while wrapping can be done over and over till a person gets it right.


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