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  1. vintage97302

    vintage97302 New Member

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    Anyone have any quick tips on how to remove that Grubee SkyHawk sticker that they slap onto the clutch cover? I thought it would come right off there once the engine warmed up...nope. It peeled and tore leaving the paper stuck to it. I don't want to scratch the clutch cover...any ideas?

    --Eric--
     
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    Goo Gone or Goof Off.
     
  3. mapbike

    mapbike Active Member

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    Acetone......and some elbow grease!

    That should get it off without scratching things up just use a good rag like terry cloth towel, dont get the Acetone on any paint, it could take it off



     
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    oooops..... I forgot..... One more thing

    It also helps to wear glasses like I have on in my Avatar......LOL!

    Peace!
     
  5. vintage97302

    vintage97302 New Member

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    Nice...I will dig out my George Burns specs as soon as I can =).
     
  6. mapbike

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    Hey man those George Burns specks will do just fine but dont lite that cigar while your messing with the acetone or you'll melt those freak-in glasses right off.......! :)~{D)

    Good luck...

     
  7. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    peel as much off as you can, heating it up helps, then use carb cleaner to wipe off the sticker scum.
     
  8. 2door

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    A heat gun will get 'em off, quickly. 3M makes a product called 'Adhesive Remover' available at most hardware stores that will take off any residual sticky stuff.
    Do Not use a razor blade unless you want scratches.
    Tom
     
  9. MotorBicycleRacing

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    Acetone is pretty nasty, it will also melt certain kinds of plastic.

    My favorite commercial product is rapid remover and little teflon scrapers
    but if you have an adhesive gooey mess and none of these products
    use any kind of cooking oil to remove. It really works....just need to
    clean the greasy oil off.

    I use rubbing alcohol to clean surfaces before applying decals.

    Heat gun helps a lot, use your girlfriends hair dryer if you don't have one.
     
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    I use WD40
     
  11. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    Peanut butter works.
     
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    i use the green side of the sponge, never tried it on a clutch cover but i know it didn't do too much damage to my nintendo ds.
     
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    Zippo Fluid Rocks for labels, let it soak for a bit and the sticker comes right off.
     
  14. mapbike

    mapbike Active Member

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    You are right, WD-40 is very good for removing stuff like that, it will ven melt road tar and not hurt the paint on a car......I had forgotten all about good ole WD-40.......!


     
  15. mapbike

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    yep good ole Naptha....will also take most stains out of laundry if applied and let soak for a few minutes before washing.....

    dang guys you are all bringing all kinds of stuff back to my memory here, and all I could think of earlier was acetone. which is good for many things but also something that has to be used with a lot of care.


     
  16. vintage97302

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    Awesome tips. Thanks for your 411 and advice.
     

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