Originally Posted by RedRocket
I've never really considered wrapping a tank cause I think I assumed it would be too curvy to do nicely, but now that you brought it up I think that's the smart way to go, that way it stays original underneath, and it even provides protection for the paint. I'd guess the prices or wrapping and painting are probably similar.
Vinyl can look pretty good. http://xjbikes.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=42190.html
I'd still prefer paint, but having a bike wrapped.......the factory paint is still there......potential value increase at resale.