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    Touch-up Paint / Sticker Gunk

    This may be better suited in the frame builder's page, but I just got a late 70's Gitane in reasonably good shape. I have taken the tasteless frech chrome stickers off, but now have the glue gunk remaining. What is the best way to remove this w/o ruining the paint finish?

    Second qeustion: I need to touch-up some paint chips. What is the best way to match the paint (sort-of a sun burst red/orange) and then apply it??

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    Kerosene or WD-40 (same thing but with a little lube). Avoid acetone. It will take off the goo but probably take off the paint too.

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