removing windshield sticker adhesive


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removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby bamawings » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:37 pm



how can i get glue off left by stickers



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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby Dakotaman » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:46 pm

There is a product called Goo-Be-Gone, that works. If it is available where your at.

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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby bamawings » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:16 pm

thanks dakotaman. just happen to have a bottle laying around, give it a try.

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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:40 am

bamawings wrote:how can i get glue off left by stickers


I did this just last night to my wife's bike.

The product is actually called "Goo Gone":



It comes in a few different formats. The spray gel I find doesn't work as well. The best is the one pictured, it's a thin, oily liquid that smells kind of like oranges. The secret to its use, which a lot of people ignore, is that you have to let it sit on the adhesive for a few minutes in order for it to do its work. You put a bit of it on a paper towel, and wipe it onto the adhesive - enough to make it good and wet. Leave it sit for 5 minutes, then use a clean paper towel to wipe off the adhesive. If there's any left, repeat the process. With a lot of adhesive, it takes two or three cycles to get it completely clean. Once it's all gone, clean the oily Goo Gone residue off with soap and water or standard windshield cleaner.

I rarely find any kind of adhesive, stain, etc. that Goo Gone doesn't remove amazingly well.

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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby tnoort » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:22 am

I second the Goo-Gone.................+++++++++

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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby seabee_ » Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:27 am

Goo be gone is great stuff. I use it all the time. Wd40 can work but leaves an oily residue. Peanut butter will work too. Something about the oils in it. But watch out for the squirrels, they might take a liking, er licking, to your bike. LOL.
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Re: removing windshield sticker adhesive

Postby bamawings » Sat Oct 27, 2012 2:07 pm

thanks. goo gone worked great, and used plastic polish. took out scratches and yellowing




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