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Old 02-17-2013, 07:39 PM   #16
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New to me GS has the registration stickers on the forks, TN doesn't do stickers. What's the best way to remove those stickers? I've spent about 5 min. on them and gotten no where. What's the trick? Heat? Solvent?

Citric acid works wonders on adhesives. Perhaps some lemon or lime juice you may have handy?
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:39 PM   #17
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Eraser..takes about two minutes..

Buy one at a auto body supply shop..chucks in your die grinder..

Remove any sticker, any surface, no paint damage..
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:43 PM   #18
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My dealer did the "sticker tag" and I didn't even need to ask. Thank goodness for Morton's in Freddieburg.
That is where I got mine too!

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Old 02-17-2013, 08:13 PM   #19
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Eraser..takes about two minutes..

Buy one at a auto body supply shop..chucks in your die grinder..

Remove any sticker, any surface, no paint damage..

I've never used one of these, but I will!

I use WD40 and my thumbs. You have to let it soak and repeat and repeat and repeat..it takes a while. The WD must be left 10 minutes. On wheel weight goo I use WD and sometimes laquer thinner and my thunbs!

Never ever put a mettalic National Park sticker on your plastic windshield.....don't ask......

Gotta get an ERASER!
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:53 AM   #20
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Best stuff i have ever used is aircraft decal and adheseve remover. Get it at autozone for sure but have seen it at other auto parts stores
I have some 3M Adhesive Remover I'll try, also try the heat gun (doubt it would hurt the forks where these are installed) and if those fail I'll resort to the plastic razor blade method (I'll put them on my next Amazon order).

Thanks guys.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:39 AM   #21
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I have some 3M Adhesive Remover I'll try, also try the heat gun (doubt it would hurt the forks where these are installed) and if those fail I'll resort to the plastic razor blade method (I'll put them on my next Amazon order).

Thanks guys.
You shouldn't have to go to Amazon for the plastic razor blades, I saw them at O'Reilly last time I was in the USAs. Dip them in cleaner and push against the decals after heating it up.

Cleaner for decals, depends on the adhesive used. Some come out with Alcohols such as Methyl Hydrate. If not there is always Naphta aka Coleman gas/lighter fluid.
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:41 AM   #22
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Goof Off might work, too.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:24 AM   #23
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Goof Off might work, too.
+1 Great stuff
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:32 PM   #24
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Did not try all the methods suggested but of the ones I tried in order of effectiveness 1) heat gun 2) plastic razor 3) 3M adhesive remover.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:48 PM   #25
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I have expired military stickers on mine.. will the heat gun and adhesive remover work for them as well?
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:00 PM   #26
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This shit works.
I see folks recommending WD-40, but this works sooooo much better.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:05 AM   #27
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Once you get the main part of the sticker off with heat or just patient gentle scrapping and peeling, I use WD40 to remove the glue residue. It is generally harmless to any coatings like chrome or anodizing but softens up glue residue so it can be cleaned.

I take a rag and spray the WD40 part diectly, then rub it with my fingers to rub it in, then I use the rag to try and collect the residue. Repeat multiple times with different spots on the rag so you are not just smearing it around.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:43 AM   #28
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I have expired military stickers on mine.. will the heat gun and adhesive remover work for them as well?
Don't see why not, can't be much harder than the VA ones I just removed.

Have plenty of WD-40 around, I'll try that on the remaining stickers. Thanks.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:55 AM   #29
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Heat gun or hair dryer to remove the decal/sticker, WD-40 to remove the residue.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:04 PM   #30
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These little tools work great. I've used them to remove all kinds of decals, vinyl lettering etc. Works in conjunction with goo gone, wd-40, alcohol, this is used instead of a credit card or plastic squeegee, and works much better.
Get them at any sign shop, or sign supply outlet.

http://www.speedysigns.com/little-ch...l-remover.html
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