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Has anyone taken the stickers off the rear fender of a bike with the matte paint finish?

I know people have taken the stickers off of other VTXs with the regular paint finish with clear coats and have used Goo B Gone or similar product to remove the glue that remains. I am pretty confident that doing that on the matte paint will take the paint off too.

Any suggestions or successes?
 

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I've taken off all of my stickers on the bike. No residue was left behind, but I ended up washing the bike with soap and water. I had no problems with the paint being removed either.

Good Luck! :cool:
 

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Yes the honda and fury stickers on mine came right off and clean up easly with soap and water.
 

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Has anyone taken the stickers off the rear fender of a bike with the matte paint finish?

I know people have taken the stickers off of other VTXs with the regular paint finish with clear coats and have used Goo B Gone or similar product to remove the glue that remains. I am pretty confident that doing that on the matte paint will take the paint off too.

Any suggestions or successes?
Even though it is a matte finish, there is still a clear coat over the paint. The clear coat is just a flat finish, and not a gloss like most paint jobs. You should be ok with warm soapy water or even goo-gone (in my opinion). I have also heard of people using a blow dryer to warm up the adhesive to help remove them.
 

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All stickers are off, all reflectors are off. badges on the side covers are off.
stickers peeled off, I heated reflectors and side cover badges with a hair dryer and twisted them off, I rubbed the heavy parts of the adhesive off with my thumb, and bug and tar remover worked like a charm on the rest. The finish is perfect. But then I got a blue one.
 

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i have the gloss black model, got everything off but the rear "honda" and "fury" logo on the back fender. any suggestions on how to get em off SAFELY? (you don't wanna know how i got the others off! haha) used fishing line to cut the reflectors off then rubbed off the heavy glue, used zippo fluid on the remaining. the tank sticker and the ones on the swing arm was easy.. kinda. i took a chip off the paint taking the one off of the gas tank below the speedo. ouch. i damn sure don't wanna do that on the rear fender!!
 

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I had my wife peel the stickers off the fender, she has a lot of patience, and she just kind of used her nails to coax them off.
My Fury sticker was black, what color is it on a black bike?
 

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OK, just got done using Goo Gone and though it does soften up the glue, you can easily scratch the plastichrome with your fingernail or paper towel working that stuff to remove the glue.

I should've gone with my gut, but I will know to use this next time: Liquid Glass Pre-Glass cleaner. I was concerned about using this on a porous item (like plastic), but I had to use it to reduce the small scratches I now put in my cover where I removed the Honda badges.

I used the Pre-Glass to get the goo from the rear fender reflectors off the paint and it did a quick and awesome job of removing that glue. I should've had more faith in this product for the plastichrome.

Just use a little Pre-Glass and wipe to a shine - DON'T wait for the Pre-Glass to haze. There are still tiny scratches left behind - I'll work 'em when I have time and patience. But, the shine is so sparkling after the Pre-Glass, no one will see them easily.
 

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there's gonna be scratches. i've done a very fine job of boot scuffing and scratching the rear fender--but then, it's swiss cheese thanks to that oem sissy bar...which is on the shelf--forever!


oops, almost forgot--goooo gators.
 

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same problem with the honda badges and left over goo. i used honda cleaner but just couldnt get the last bit of goo. will try goo gone or the pre glass cleaner when i get a chance
 

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I heated the reflectors and pulled them off. Then I rolled the 3m tape off and then took it and kept sticking it to the remaining on the fenders and the tubes. When that quit working I got the duck tape and did the samething. This removed it all and then I wiped it clean with Simple Green.
 

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Just an update for anyone still futzin' with stickers ...

I got that last one under the frame behind the kickstand off today. It was the most difficult of any I had done.

I used a hair dryer to heat it up and I use my driver's license to scrape away at it ... since I had peeled the plastic layer off the sticker, it would not come off in one pull.

The driver's license is soft enough not to mark up the paint.
 

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Just an update for anyone still futzin' with stickers ...

I got that last one under the frame behind the kickstand off today. It was the most difficult of any I had done.

I used a hair dryer to heat it up and I use my driver's license to scrape away at it ... since I had peeled the plastic layer off the sticker, it would not come off in one pull.

The driver's license is soft enough not to mark up the paint.
Thanks for that input, Alan. I've been trying off and on a couple weeks now with that same sticker. It has been a pain.
 
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