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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-05-2011, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
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What is the best way to remove stickers from my gas tank and fender? Any suggestions?
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Try WD40 or peanut butter. Maybe a hair dryer to soften the glue. Just get it warm not hot.

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Try WD40 or peanut butter. Maybe a hair dryer to soften the glue. Just get it warm not hot.

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Spray WD 40 on the stick?
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As Dave said, a little heat from a hair dryer to soften the glue. Then pull off the sticker and apply some WD40 to remove the glue residue thats left over. Works great on windshields also.

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When I pulled my fender and tank badges, I just parked the bike in the driveway in the hot sun for a couple of hours. That softened the glue, and the emblems came right off with a little fishing line.
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Actually, a 40 grit carbide belt sander will do the trick efficiently

But saturate the stickers with WD40, allow it to sit for awhile, then scritch with fingernails or one of those Teflon-safe pot scrubbers that you've sneaked away from your wife...

I like the fabric pot scrubbers because they are terrific for removing tough bug corpses...
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soak it in water and then use goo b gone
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 08:06 PM
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A hand held propane torch will melt them off
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What the other boys said about heat and WD has always worked for me Good luck with it. Don't really know why they want to stick em on like they do

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Spray the decals with WD40 and use a hair dryer on them, you might want to use a piece of fishing line or something with a good edge to get under the decal. You will lose very very little clear coat so that shouldnt be a concern. Wash, Dry, Wax and Buff when done.
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Try WD40 or peanut butter.
Peanut butter!?!? So, you put peanut butter on it and let the dog lick it off?

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