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post #1 of 5 Old 06-21-2011, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
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Design decal removal

Have any suggestions on how to get the design decals off a 2000 KLR. One of them I just pealed off the other seems to be on there pretty good? I am trying to get them off both the tank and the plastic.

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-21-2011, 06:55 PM
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I've had good luck with a heat gun / hair dryer. Start at a corner and get at it. On larger decals, it helps to have another set of hands. Clean up the residue with GooGone.

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slide some fishing line under there once it is softened up. do NOT use a razor blade. not that I would know anything about that. But yeah, soften it up with heat, goo b gone, fishing line, you should be good to go.

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post #4 of 5 Old 06-22-2011, 07:32 AM Thread Starter
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The heat gun worked great. It did not take much heat at all. You could probably do it with a hair dryer.

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post #5 of 5 Old 06-22-2011, 11:40 PM
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I was able to use my fingernail lift one corner and pull it off. I then washed the area and rubbed in lemon plead. Can not hardly tell where the decal was.

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