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post #11 of 14 Old 11-15-2012, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by KNEEDRAG05 View Post
take the wheels off. It is sooooo worth the hassel of taking them off you can lay them flat on a table and end up with a much nicer result
on the stands you can just hold your hand in one spot and spin the wheel - it doesn't get any straighter.

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post #12 of 14 Old 11-15-2012, 09:56 PM
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it depends on the type.

If you're using a "tape" that has an applicator kind of thing... you can do it on the bike, spinning the wheel.

If you're using the 1/4 wheel "sticker" type, you NEED to take the wheel off to not have it look like crap... even if you think you can get to 1/4 of the wheel at a time.. its worth taking it off.

in either case, wipe the wheel with a wax and grease remover.. (or atleast brake cleaner)

as far as results... Ive done both.. I kinda like doing the tape better because its easier...but they both come out the same if you take your time.... Ive also done wheel lights and all kinds of "squid" mods for show bikes.. none of it is anything I would consider hard... just pay attention to detail.
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post #13 of 14 Old 11-15-2012, 10:38 PM
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IIRC TapeWorks has a reflective black rim tape that blends in with black wheels during the day, but is pretty reflective at night. Stealthy and you don't know it's there until you shine a light on it.

OP's thread is HERE.

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post #14 of 14 Old 11-16-2012, 05:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Visionary View Post
looks great brother, what brand are they?
I dont know the brand,They are custom order from London UK. I waited them over a month untill they arrive!
You tell them waht size you want , what color, refectiv or not, they will make you and ship to you.

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