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Just installed a new set of these on my 03 Le Mans. I put them on my Scura about 8 years ago and they really make a difference. They are now discontinued, but I emailed Customer Service and they located the old V11 template and were happy to make a pair. If interested, call Customer Service at 775-783-5110. The model # is on the second photo.ab686208b7f5c6b71101d0c68ff7c6d7.jpg07b82e82cea4d464dd3a13631626636d.jpg

 

 

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I need 2 sets. The ones I got aren't holding up to the AZ heat. 

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11 hours ago, Rox Lemans said:

I need 2 sets. The ones I got aren't holding up to the AZ heat. 

What does, besides scorpions and rattlesnakes?  :sun:

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Looks good. I’ve been thinking about putting the clear protective film on my tank, but maybe this is a better way to go, actually get some performance benefit with the protection. 

Is this safe for the paint finish? Does it come off with no harm done?

Btw, where did you get the Moto Guzzi tank guard?

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35 minutes ago, Kane said:

Looks good. I’ve been thinking about putting the clear protective film on my tank, but maybe this is a better way to go, actually get some performance benefit with the protection. 

Is this safe for the paint finish? Does it come off with no harm done?

Btw, where did you get the Moto Guzzi tank guard?

That actually has a Moto Guzzi part number: GU973221100021

Cadre Cycle looks to have them:

https://cadrecycle.com/product/tank-protector/

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That is a handsome brace of Italian twins! :thumbsup:

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Looks good. I’ve been thinking about putting the clear protective film on my tank, but maybe this is a better way to go, actually get some performance benefit with the protection. 
Is this safe for the paint finish? Does it come off with no harm done?
Btw, where did you get the Moto Guzzi tank guard?
Yes, you remove the same way as installing, first warm it up good with a hair dryer, or heat gun on low setting. It comes off with no problems.
For installation, you warm up the tank and pad ahead of time. Since the tank has some significant contours in that area, per the instructions you start in the middle and work your way to the perimeter. I cut out a 2.5" swath of the backing paper from top to bottom, aligned it and applied, kneeding from the center up and down. Then removed the other two pieces of backing paper one at a time, and again pressed from the middle to the perimeter. Mine came out perfectly with no bubbles.
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They look very complimentary on your LM! That smokey gray is a great color. I wonder about black pads on a greenie tank. It could set it off nicely or clutter and take away from the awesome green mass of the tank.

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I think they'll look great. I've put similar on a dozen bikes of different colors and I'm always pleasantly surprised with how good it looks. But more importantly, it gives you so much more stability on the bike, especially when stopping or hanging off.

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Yeah, the Mighty Scura's tank is scratched up from the inside the leg zippers of my old Motoport suit I have in SoCal. Now that I have the Scura in flyover country..I really don't need tank protectors any more..:(

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7 hours ago, docc said:

That actually has a Moto Guzzi part number: GU973221100021

Cadre Cycle looks to have them:

https://cadrecycle.com/product/tank-protector/

Here's a tip, dont use anything but clear tank protectors. Sure the carbon ones look good but when you want to replace the tatty protector and you pull it off and see pristine full couloured paint under it compared to the faded rest of the tank you now have a problem. You need the exact same tank protector ( which might be 15 years old by now and no longer made) AND you need to apply it to exactly the same location as it was before. Better with a clear one for mine.

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