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Old 08-02-06, 04:45 PM   #1
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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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Old 08-02-06, 04:59 PM   #2
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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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Yes...named "sticky stuff".
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Old 08-02-06, 07:10 PM   #5
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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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Old 08-02-06, 07:35 PM   #6
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Find a parallel universe in which stickers don't exist. And stay there.


Lol does such a place exist?
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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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