Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomePublicationsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50

Go down 
AuthorMessage
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:11 pm

I had a little play with a Stanley knife and some acid etched window film I had left over from a job at work, I've just used the Intruder logo for now but intend getting some more designs off the net, Then I'll get Jo to do it with a craft knife because she's more artistic than me and has a steady hand, It gives a good effect on the screen though I think ?.
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:19 pm

Good idea Sim,well thought out.
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:51 am

Great idea Simbo, would look ace in black especially as you have a black bike.
Back to top Go down
fat intruder
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:12 am

It looks like your idear will lead to a nice addition to your screen when you go for the final mod (desighn) as even the first go looks pritty good
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:52 am

I bought a craft knife last night so I'll do some more today and post in the relevant section.
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:03 pm

A nice eagle always looks good on bikes.
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:41 pm

That's a great idea Sim & a very interesting thing. What exactly is this film? Does it come in different colours? Tell us more.
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:14 pm

The film I'm using at the moment is the none adhesive window film, It's used for frosting windows so people can't see through them or to stop glare from the sunlight, It's also used for putting patterns/signs on glass doors to stop people walking into them, As I said this is the none adhesive film, Its applied using soapy water to get it in position and a squeegee to remove the water from behind it, It stays in position indoors but not for exterior use, Once we've mastered the craft knife and stencils I'll use the adhesive type ie fablon or similar, The adhesive type is applied in the same way with soapy water and squeegee but once it dries doesn't come off easily.
Back to top Go down
smart
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen    Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:48 pm

Hey Sim that looks great will keep an eye on your thread i've been looking for something like this for a while now, I was thinking an eagle motif! but have'nt found one i like yet!!
Back to top Go down
Bluesman
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:14 pm

You might need a bit of that film over the speedo Sim when you get that HD camera of yours going. You can see the speed through it but it might not show on the movie. Sort of blurrs the evidence if you know what I mean.
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:41 pm

Know what you mean John I did a video on Saturday on the SV and had the camera pointing straight ahead (first attempt) all I had on video when I returned was a direct shot of the speedo and the floor for 45 mins, And I'd switched it on before mounting the bike so full reg in view Video deleted lol check where camera is pointing next time Wink
Back to top Go down
Bluesman
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:18 pm

Yes it's something to bear in mind when making a bike movie. Apparently if you are stopped for posssible speed infringement and it is noticed that you have an on board camera, it is permissable in law to seize it to use as evidence. Probably an unlikely scenario but no one would want to aid their own conviction, I'm sure. You Tube is full of movies of bikes blatantly breaking speed limits. A movie which does not show the mph is probably a much safer idea in case one 'accidentally' strays over the limit. A side mounted camera, although not giving such a good viewpoint is probably more sensible. Of course the other side of the coin is when a third party is captured driving dangerously on your film - video evidence is permissable to support a claim, I believe. I think one can worry too much about things but when you really think about videos on bikes carefully you begin to realise there is more to it than just making a technically good recording.
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:58 pm

Very good points here that I have never really given to much thought too, especially if posting to youtube. All it takes is some good citizen doing there civic duty pointing you out to the and you could end up in the .
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:04 pm

Here's Jo's first attempt with the craft knife, A little more adventurous than mine, I'll soon have her doing some Eagles, Dragons and skulls
Back to top Go down
Bunso Steel
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:27 pm

Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:26 pm

We will look forward to them in the for sale section then.
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:48 pm

Cool, that looks very good
Back to top Go down
smart
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen    Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:52 pm

hey Sim that looks to be getting there Jo must have a steadier hand for this job
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:06 pm

Yeah Martin, She's diverted her attention at the moment to doing horse names for people at the farm I must get her back on track though because I tend to shake like a shitting dog when I'm doing anything needing a steady hand
Back to top Go down
smart
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen    Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:24 pm

Aw don't get me started with the horse thing my daughter in law is into that too takes up to much time at weekends especially
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:30 am

Horse's aren't that bad in a way Martin, I get plenty of time to do things that I'm interested in without complaint
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:01 am

simbo wrote:
I must get her back on track though because I tend to shake like a shitting dog when I'm doing anything needing a steady hand
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:36 pm

simbo wrote:
I tend to shake like a shitting dog when I'm doing anything needing a steady hand
I was the same when I saw that Fekin scary horse of Jo's, with the crazy eye and the sticky out tongue.


Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50   

Back to top Go down
 
Window film on screen, Suzuki C800 / C50
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: Screens, Lowers & Wind deflectors.-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» hello all from Somerset
by peardrop3 Today at 5:32 pm

» Hello from Burlington Ontario, Canada
by peardrop3 Yesterday at 3:36 pm

» Installing coolant/water temperature gauge . . . . . . (Now Done)
by butcherman Tue May 22, 2018 10:14 pm

» my Suzuki Intruder VZ800M K6 2006 REG
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:26 am

» batty battery
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:13 am

» Hello from Toronto
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:11 am

» just wanted to say hello fellow riders
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:07 am

» New in Florida
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:06 am

» Greetings from Denmark
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:05 am

» Hello from Shelley Idaho
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:04 am

» Hello from Missouri, USA
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:03 am

» Time for a new one?
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 2:01 am

» Hi all
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 1:57 am

» hi everyone. im from kent uk.
by bagtoracer68 Tue May 22, 2018 1:55 am

» Fuel pump don’t come on when I turn the ignition key
by jester29 Thu May 17, 2018 10:20 pm

» 1998 VZ800 MondoDrive 14 Belt Conversion
by bigmal Wed May 16, 2018 9:36 pm

» Powder coat wheels
by captain morgan Mon May 14, 2018 10:28 pm

» Exhausts
by captain morgan Mon May 14, 2018 10:19 pm

» F1 light flashing.
by Gazza66 Fri May 11, 2018 7:33 pm

» Hello Everybody - New Member
by simbo Fri May 11, 2018 9:52 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password