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I just got these preprints in from factory backing.:thumbsup: I like the plain stock look.

I had a hard time installing them and i got some bubbles. Does anyone have any tips to get out bubbles?

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I like the plain look too. I'm not a master graphics installer, so no tips here.

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take a box cutter and poke a pin hole in the bubble then you can squeeze the air out and you can't even see the hole:thumbsup:

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Well when air bubbles pop up, I just poke them with a dentist tooth scraping tool.

To put graphics on I spray windex on the plastic, then work the windex out from behind using heat and your fingers. It helps a TON if you have a buddy use the hairdryer. I used this process and have no air bubbles in my graphics. Occasionally some pop up, and then I poke em!

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I just got these preprints in from factory backing.:thumbsup: I like the plain stock look.

I had a hard time installing them and i got some bubbles. Does anyone have any tips to get out bubbles?

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Put some water in a spray bottle and try spraying, the sticky part of the decal and your plastic, with water. So if you make a mistake you can easily peel it off. When you are done applying your decal to the plastic, get a blow dryer and apply heat to the decal, or leave it out in the sun for couple of hours. After doing all that, you shouldn't have any bubbles :worthy:

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Put some water in a spray bottle and try spraying, the sticky part of the decal and your plastic, with water. So if you make a mistake you can easily peel it off. When you are done applying your decal to the plastic, get a blow dryer and apply heat to the decal, or leave it out in the sun for couple of hours. After doing all that, you shouldn't have any bubbles :thumbsup:

That's what I do too but I add a drop of dish soap to the water bottle. It's a trick I learned from a window tint installer - it helps to be able to move the sticker around before it sets. Don't go crazy with the soap, just one or two drops!

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Looks excellent. No matter what you use to put them on, they are a pain to install.

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Thanks for the tips. i knew about the water soap trick but the decals came with a tip sheet and said to apply them dry.

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soak the number plate and graphic in windex then massage it on with the help of a hair dryer/ heat gun

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Graphics take a few tries to learn how to get them on there perfectly.

My last set was the first that I ever got on without a single bubble.

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