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I have ordered the spare set of tank panels in anodised black and was just wondering as these I was hoping to get the full throttle decals fitted but noticed the panels have that hole presuming to screw a badge logo on. Now what happens if you have the decals because it will sink therefore. May just choose the classic badges instead.
I am guessing by some early drawings I saw that originally looked like the badges had 2 screws holding them. I wonder though if the panels just pop on/off with nylon bushes or similar as the badges show no through holes.

The original design




A alloy tank possibly like the real thing



A tank with badge removed and no decal strip




So I am presuming the back of the panel has a tag to slot in and it pushes inwards at the front.
 

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Question on the side Panels guys!
I have seen this picture and really like the "wooden like" panels, but haven't seen them in the accessories list. So are they real or not? somebody knows if they will be coming out at some time?
 

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With 3D printers being affordable I'm sure it won't be long before we have options for panels and the associated screw cover badges. Or at least I HOPE someone makes them.

Maybe now is an opportunity for me to pick up yet another hobby.
 

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So are the tank panels easy to remove or not guys? From other posts I've read on this forum, they're not (i.e. difficult to remove the decal in order to get at the screw). When I get my red icon in a couple weeks I was hoping to remove the silver panels to either paint or vinyl wrap them. But I'm getting the sense removal ain't gonna be simple. I realize it can't be THAT easy (thieves), but surely they haven't made it so hard that it defeats the purpose of having all these different side panel choices in the first place?
 

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I vinyl wrapped my icon panels to matte black and it turned out pretty decent. You can not tell the difference from paint. Also got the logos printed on matte waterproof sticker paper. I payed a total of 35 dolars for everything, 30 for the wrap 5 for the logos. And I have 10 pair of logos now, so removing the panel or the wrap whenever I want is not a problem anymore :D The black panel and the original logo cost 300 euros total where I live, so this was a good deal!
Also the panels scratch pretty easily, be careful about that.
 

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I vinyl wrapped my icon panels to matte black and it turned out pretty decent. You can not tell the difference from paint. Also got the logos printed on matte waterproof sticker paper. I payed a total of 35 dolars for everything, 30 for the wrap 5 for the logos. And I have 10 pair of logos now, so removing the panel or the wrap whenever I want is not a problem anymore :D The black panel and the original logo cost 300 euros total where I live, so this was a good deal!
Also the panels scratch pretty easily, be careful about that.
That looks pretty cool! well done! actually the dealer where I ordered the bike suggested himself that best would be to wrap the panels, it's way cheaper and with same results.

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I vinyl wrapped my icon panels to matte black and it turned out pretty decent. You can not tell the difference from paint. Also got the logos printed on matte waterproof sticker paper. I payed a total of 35 dolars for everything, 30 for the wrap 5 for the logos. And I have 10 pair of logos now, so removing the panel or the wrap whenever I want is not a problem anymore :D The black panel and the original logo cost 300 euros total where I live, so this was a good deal!
Also the panels scratch pretty easily, be careful about that.
Great job! I have wrapped some metal bits before using carbon finre effect and a hair dryer but the wrap was not very flexible and the finish not so good. Any tips you can give about how to do it right?
 

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Great job! I have wrapped some metal bits before using carbon finre effect and a hair dryer but the wrap was not very flexible and the finish not so good. Any tips you can give about how to do it right?
Actually I got them wrapped in a shop, never did it myself before so can't give you much tips. But I know that the quality of the wrap used is very important. So if it wasn't flexible enough maybe you should try a better brand? I hear about 3M all the time.
 

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Those look good. Also, going the Plasti-Dip route might look OK. Spray it on thick so it doesn't scratch through. I feel like there's going to be a lot of options over time. I'd love to have rubber covered side panels. The other two motorcycles I have right now have rubber knee guards on the tank, so it'd feel fitting if the Scrambler was like that as well.

Perhaps masked off with a bare and plastidipped back section would look good.

There's always the option of coating a pair of panels with bed liner for a pickup truck. It'll never flake off, but it might look a bit too rugged for most of us.
 
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