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Removing stickers?

marchantmarchant Posts: 362
edited April 2009 in The workshop
Anyone recommend a good, clean and non-toxic way of removing factory stickers/decals from a bike frame. It's a steel frame, and the stickers have taken most of the knocks. I seem to remember a technique involving a hair dryer and warming the stickers, but beyond that I don't know.


  • redveeredvee Posts: 11,921
    If they've been lacquered over then you will have problems, however if the stickers are over the frame lacquer then a hair dryer and defunct credit card etc should suffice.
    I've added a signature to prove it is still possible.
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    followed by some solvent to remove the gum. Car polish works fine.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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