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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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Removing stickers on gas tank

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I'm trying to remove a sticker of a nude woman from the tank of my bike left there from the previous owner. Not a terrible picture, just not my style or a proper place for it.

What is the best way for removing such things without damaging the paint?

So far I've just markered it over so my little sister doesn't see it.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 08:24 PM
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I've heard of using a hair drier or heat gun to loosen the glue and gently scrape off
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You could try to use the hair dryer to heat it like cdaddy said, with a piece of thin string, like fishing line or something to get under the sticker and swork it through sticker. You'll more than likely have goo on the tank afterwards, but it'll come off with some washing and wiping.
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Will "Goo Gone" do any damage? That stuff works great, just don't want to mess it up, you know the deal.
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Goo Gone should work. Try it on the underside of the tank in a hidden spot where it won't be seen. It has Xylene in it which might streak the paint if it's older or faded.
If the paint is good, it won't affect it any.
If you use a heatgun and have any glue on the tank, WD40 and rubbing alcohol works great for removing it, but not at the same time.
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Fingernail Polish Remover works better then Alcohol


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, WD40 and rubbing alcohol works great for removing it, but not at the same time.

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