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    Best Way to Remove decals?

    As the title implies, what is the best way to remove decals?

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    By another bike without decals.



    Failing that, warm it up on the sun and use Goo Gone.
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    Didn't we have this thread last week?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    Didn't we have this thread last week?
    Yes...named "sticky stuff".

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    In this thread my answer shall be different:

    Find a parallel universe in which stickers don't exist. And stay there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prozakk
    In this thread my answer shall be different:

    Find a parallel universe in which stickers don't exist. And stay there.


    Lol does such a place exist?
    Sturmey Archer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by christophe
    As the title implies, what is the best way to remove decals?
    Step one.
    sticky stuff

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    They might just peel off using your fingernail. If you have difficulty with that technique, you can heat them up with a hairdryer, but not too hot, and they should peel off easily. Remove remaining adhesive, if any, with a solvent like WD-40 or Goo Gone. However, make sure your frame does not have a two-stage paint with the decals under a clear coat. If that is the case, you will have to live with the stickers or get a repaint.

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    Peel off the plastic and wipe the "sticky stuff" with turpentine, then wipe it off with a dry cloth.

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    WD-40 is NOT a solvent! It's a penetrating oil -- it gets water out and protects against corrosion, you can also use it as a mild lubricating agent. The only reason why it might help you get the glue off is it probably contains some sort of alcohol (benzene ring).

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