How to install your dirt bike graphics?
Decallab provides a helpful installation guide, which includes some basic tools, tech tips and steps of installation.
There are a couple of good things to remember:
ALWAYS CLEAN PLASTICS WELL
First use brake cleaner and paper towel to clean plastics matte. Then use alcohol based window cleaner and wipe all plastics very dry.
DO NOT USE SOAP WATER
Soap water or any other liquid will damage glue of vinyl.
USE HEAT GUN TO POST HEAT DECALS
It’s very important to warm up your graphics after applying. Also it’s good to heat them up when applying tough curved plastics.
CUT THE EXCESS EDGES IF NECESSARY
Graphics templates may not always fit completely perfectly. That’s because there are different plastics producers all over the world. So use sharp paper knife to cut excess edges to make your graphics serve longer.
LEAVE THE BIKE FOR 24 HOURS BEFORE GOING TO TRACK
It’s always good to leave your freshly wrapped bike for some good 24 hours before riding in track. Vinyl will take a curvature of plastics and glue will get harder.
TAKE TIME AND DON’T RUSH
Do not rush and don’t skip any of those advice. For professionals application takes around 30- 45 minutes for all bike. For casual dirt bike rider it may take up to 2 hours to make all look mint.
Watch the video and find out everything you will need for the installation, which not only will make your bike look fresh, but will also protect the plastics.
There are many different methods to get your dirt bike graphics on, but we tried to make the tutorial as simple as possible: