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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-21-2013, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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I want to debadge the Vulcan. Anyone have anything they have used that didn't require a repaint? I just like the cleaner look
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I used some 25lb test fishing line the cut through the adhesive tape. Then some goof off followed by a thorough cleaning with Simple Green and then a good waxing. I've done my truck, car, and bike all the same way. I don' need no stinkin' badges.

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I used "Goo Gone". It won't hurt your paint. I just squirted it around the badges and let it soak for a bit. Then after I got the badge off I used more of it to clean off the glue. I too like the cleaner look.

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i 2nd the fishing line approach. Then goo gone.

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I used a blow dryer on the side covers and slowly worked the badge off. Still had residue on the cover. I was repainting, so I used sandpaper to remove what was left. I was surprised to find the badges are metal.

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Hair dryer, WD40, and your fingernail. Use a terry towel and WD40 to clean off remaining residue, then Windex and wax.

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