tips for removing tank decals



6 replies to this topic
  • Rick

Posted July 31, 2002 - 05:57 PM

#1

just got new tank and shroud decals in the mail today, anybody have any good tips to remove the old tank decals

  • CJ_Baran

Posted July 31, 2002 - 06:44 PM

#2

Never done it...but I have heard that a hair dryer or heat gun will soften the adhesive and make the removal much easier.

Just not too much heat or you will melt the tank.

  • FedEx250F

Posted August 01, 2002 - 12:59 AM

#3

Here's a good link on removing and applying new decals . . . . .

http://www.rmxcycles.com/decals.htm

good luck!

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  • John_Lorenz

Posted August 01, 2002 - 02:26 AM

#4

This works Toooooo
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Make sure there is no gas in the tank though :)
I gotta find another picture

[ August 01, 2002: Message edited by: E.G.O.**** ]

  • CJ_Baran

Posted August 01, 2002 - 06:28 AM

#5

Ego...I knew you were going to post that picture again. The door was wide open for it! :)

  • Rick

Posted August 01, 2002 - 03:41 PM

#6

thanks for the tips. ego's pic may be a bit aggressive, but could be good as a last resort.

  • YamaMoto

Posted August 01, 2002 - 08:17 PM

#7

I just replaced my tank and shroud decals on my 02 WR. Got a corner started and it peeled off with no resi do do. Wiped em down with some alcohol, installed new F effex kit with no troubles.
Matt





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