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post #11 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-16-2004, 09:07 PM
 
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What sticker? My F4i doesn't have one
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post #12 of 21 (permalink) Old 12-08-2004, 08:14 AM
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What Stickers?

I will add to the list and explain

1. Hair Dryer
2. Plastic Card (Credit Card)
3. Adhesive Remover
4. Patients

I recently took the 750 stickers off the rear of my 2002 GSXR and the red R's off the lowers quite easily, with a blow dryer and a plastic credit card (to lift the edge of the stickers without scratching the paint) the process of heating the stickers to the optimal temp. takes a bit of practice. heating the sticker first, then lifting works best, because the metal or plastic behind the sticker absorbs and holds the heat while you are lifting, heating while lifting causes the already lifted portion of the sticker to over heat and soften too much causing the sticker to tear when lifted. Then I used a paint safe wax/adhesive remover available at most auto parts stores for the residual. After rewaxing the area the paint on the rear cowl has a distinct line where the stickers used to be, but you can only see it from up close. The effect from 8 feet or more away was well worth the slight imperfection. The "Rs" I replaced with chrome "Rs" I ordered from the Suzuki factory but the lowers showed no sign of the stickers before reapplication.

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post #13 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-08-2005, 04:22 PM
 
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hhhmmm

hair dryer and a piece o cat tongue!!! hint hold cat firmly.!!!
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post #14 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-11-2005, 04:39 PM
 
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if you have any residue left over after heating and peeling just use a wax(spray on,rub on)doesn't matter. i've done it many, many times.
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hair dryer and a piece o cat tongue!!! hint hold cat firmly.!!!
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post #16 of 21 (permalink) Old 03-14-2005, 07:06 AM
 
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Hi All-

Another easy, inexpensive, and environmentally-friendly way to remove sticker residue is with a soft cloth soaked with olive oil that you'll find in your kitchen. Once you're done removing the gunk, give it a quick coat of new wax and you're good to go!

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honda Polish!
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post #18 of 21 (permalink) Old 02-26-2006, 01:57 PM
 
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WD-40. cleans off anything.
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post #19 of 21 (permalink) Old 08-02-2006, 08:01 PM
 
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peel it off then wd40 just make sure u wax back over it after all of to get off the wd40
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post #20 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-15-2007, 01:40 PM
 
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I didnt read through all the posts but if you spray wd40 on it and then let it soad for about a minite. Then blow dry it and it comes right off.
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