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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-06-2007, 10:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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Reflector Help

I recently bought this gem of a bike and want to know how to remove the swingarm reflectors that the guy put on the bike.

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I recently bought this gem of a bike and want to know how to remove the swingarm reflectors that the guy put on the bike.

man, why the eff did he do that... are they put on with adhesive? like double sided tape?
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I recently bought this gem of a bike and want to know how to remove the swingarm reflectors that the guy put on the bike.

Man, why the eff did he do that?.... anyways, are they put on with an adhesive? like double sided tape?

Sick bike by the way, and ... you will see that

oops i double posted....
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a heat gun and goo gone if it is adhesive

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They are stuck on with adhesive
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a heat gun and goo gone if it is adhesive
Well in that case, with trip

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They are stuck on with adhesive
I have have trouble, after you get them off you may need to use some rubbing alcohol or other solvent to remove the remainder of the residue.
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The adhesive won't hurt the swingarm? It won't mess with whatever coating is on it?
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The adhesive won't hurt the swingarm? It won't mess with whatever coating is on it?
no, it will just be like removing a sticker, heat it up with a heat gun to get it to peel off easier and squirt some goo gone on there to clean it all off. Works like a charm.

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The adhesive won't hurt the swingarm? It won't mess with whatever coating is on it?
The adhesive is already on there... you just want to get it off without doing damage... your swingarm is tough. I imagine it's probably powder coated or otherwise treated... be a little careful with the heat gun, but otherwise you should be fine. And like I said some solvent afterwards should clean it up, and that won't hurt the swingarm either. If this were on your paint we might need to be a little more careful, but you should be all set.
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Thanks guys, I will try this as soon as I get home tonight!!!! TWF Rocks!!!!!
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WD40 is also suppose to work to remove the left adhesive.




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WD40 is also suppose to work to remove the left adhesive.
works good on faded plastic on cars too,

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works good on faded plastic on cars too,
For that you can use mother's back to black... does wonders for faded plastic trimming!
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