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Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Hey all, Can anyone help me out on what to use to remove the factory Helmet warning sticker on my gas tank?? I'm trying to find something strong enough to remove the adhesive residue without harming the paint. SO far I've been told to use a hairdryer/ googone/ and 3m AGeneral purpose cleaner. Please throw me a line, Thanks

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    pour a little gasoline on it... just a gallon or so... and set it on fire.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    WD40 and a clean rag works wonders!

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Either of those should work fine.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Peel the sticker off as best you can, then use a rag and goo-gone to remove the residue from the adhesive.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    As already said wd40 or goo gone should get any of the nasties left over from peeling the sticker.

    A hairdryer at a distance will let you peel the sticker with minumum goop left behind.

    I used goo gone (can get it at walmart) some people on other boards pissed and moaned about the citrus in it harming paint. Meh, wash the bike after..problem solved.

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    DO NOT USE GOO GONE on plastic it will eat it. Especially windscreens.

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    hair dryer & WD if ya do it right

    ya won't even need WD

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    NICE!!

    found the perfect way without alot of elbow grease.
    For the Gas tank sticker(helmet warning): I used a hair dryer and slowly peeled back a little at a time using my thumb to smear the goo in the direction of the peel. Next : a few shots of honda polish and its all good..

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    we used a hair dryer and then cleaned the glue off the painted surfaces w/ crc brakleen. just sprayed it on the rag(a non-scratching micro-cloth) and wiped the glue right off. then gave the whole bike a quick wipedown with honda polish. worked excellent.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    i like the stickers

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    Re: NICE!!

    Originally posted by FireFly
    Next : a few shots of honda polish and its all good..
    I'm reporting you to the local authorities, unless you turn all of you Honda Polish to me right now!

    I'm Almost out.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    yeah especially safety stickers that remind you to put your frikin helmet on!

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    Re: Re: NICE!!

    Originally posted by Half Squid
    I'm reporting you to the local authorities, unless you turn all of you Honda Polish to me right now!

    I'm Almost out.
    GBM has a whole shelf stocked with honda polish. oh, and i just used it for the first time yesterday.. god's gift to cleaning your bike. it took off shit i never thought was coming off. amazing stuff.

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    Re: Re: NICE!!

    Originally posted by Half Squid
    I'm reporting you to the local authorities, unless you turn all of you Honda Polish to me right now!

    I'm Almost out.
    i should start buying cases of it here and selling to you guys

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Originally posted by taylor
    i like the stickers

    Makes my bike look brand new.

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    Re: Re: NICE!!

    Originally posted by Half Squid
    I'm reporting you to the local authorities, unless you turn all of you Honda Polish to me right now!

    I'm Almost out.
    I been stockpiling that shit for months. Now it actually comes with a warning label that MA will soon stop selling it.


    BTW, I use lighter fluid to get the duct tape off my bike after trackdays/ Works on all sticker glue.

    DONT use goof off on light lenses, it will burn them and turn them into a white gooey mess!

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    that honda polish your talkin about, does it come in a yellow can?

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Get a pencil tipped propane torch, and use a gasket scraper.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    I need to get me some of this Honda Polish. Sounds like the stuff!



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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    I lost 2hp when I removed the stickers.

    Everyone knows stickers add HP.

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    Originally posted by benVFR
    I lost 2hp when I removed the stickers.

    Everyone knows stickers add HP.
    Careful, a statment like that might make someone buy as many stickers as possible...

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    ya last thing we need is a bunch of strung out sticker addicts

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    Sticker removal on a gas tank?>>??

    im a sticker squider

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