Pin Striping Installation.
o First, decide where the ends will go.
o Set-up first, then do the install...
Let's make a soapy decal installation fluid in a Spray Solution
o Make a soapy spray solution filled with the following mix.
o Combine in a spray bottle 1 cup of water and 4-6 drops of dishwashing detergent (Palmolive).
o A spray bottle allows for ease of handling the soapy solution.
Procedure for applying your pin striping application the Decorative ends.
o Use the spray bottle to apply the soapy solution to both sides of your application and the body surface to which your application will be applied.
o This will allow you to slide your pin striping application into place. This is the most fundamental component of installation of your applicaiton, this allows for a professional installtion. .
o Then when your pin striping application is in place, gently rub it down with your finger.
o Pressing firmer, the ends of your pin striping application will bond with approximately 40% bonding strength. As the soapy solution dries, bonding strength will increase.
Procedure for applying the Pin Stripping
o Use the spray bottle to apply the soapy solution to the area of the surface where the pinstriping will be applied, use long and even strokes.
o Then spray both sides of the pinstriping as you gently pull off the backing and place one sticky end onto your chosen position, wet with the soapy solution.
o Slide the pinstripe around until you get the basic shape or line that you want.
o Then gently start to push the tape down onto the wet surface to bond it using your finger.
Procedure for adjoining your decorative ends.
o When you get to the decorative ends, overlap the decorative ends with the pinstriping by approximately a half an inch, without pressing into place.
o Then take a straight edge brand new razor, lay it across the pinstripe at the point you want to cut it, then push a little on the razor while pulling up on the unwanted end of the pinstripe.
o This will pull the pinstripe up and across the blade which will cut it perfectly.
o Then just push down on the finished end.
o Look over the entire application and smooth out any air bubble and press firmly.
o Allow several days drying before you wash your vehicle.