Are the stickers actually above the clear coat? The best solution is a commercial product — like a Goo Gone or Turtle Wax product — specifically designed to remove gum and sap without harming the rest of … It actually works very well. Acetone, on the other hand, is generally considered safe to use on bare carbon, and is recommended by most manufacturers. For the bike in general, I wouldn't use it, but if it is all you have, try it in an inconspicuous spot first. Anyways, wondering if I need to do anything about it or if it should be ok. For wheels this is bad because the glue won't adhere properly. Ok, never had matte finish on any vehicle. I do this for electronics, too, to get rid of old thermal compound on cpus, etc. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. try naphtha (lighter fluid) safe for just about everything and evaporates without a trace - safe on clear coats, lacquer, metal and delicate finishes. Come join the discussion about bike parts, components, deals, performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! Ordered and Fitted for my Custom DEAN Titanium frame on Sept 17th, 2008. Yes, paint thinner will hurt your clearcoat. Wd-40 How to Remove Glue, Tape, Plasti-dip. Content on 8thcivic.com is generated by its users. | Lisa Kowite. i ought to note warmth both from an iron (dry warmth) or a blow dryer and then use a razor kind aspect to fastidiously get rid of the sticker. It worked fine at removing the adhesive gunk, but the rear wheel cover (below the strut cover) now has Goo Gone residue ( I hope that is at it is) on it. Continue rubbing the Goo Gone till … Try gasoline! It depends on the resin used in the carbon layup. Personally I like to wear my Ted Nugent-esque loincloth, grab my bow and arrows, and my half gallon of scotch then I go terrorize my apartment complex. just used goo gone spray gel on my LOOK 566's CF frame. I have used it on several boats to remove the chalky residue on old gelcoat without all the buffing... just spray it on, let it soak for 30 minutes and scrub it off.... but it does need to be washed afterwards. They sell it at Advance and Auto Zone. Just make sure you wash and wax the area well after you're done. Whether the surface of your car is tainted with tar, oil, grease, chewing gum or decal residue, this solvent is a cleaning tool that can help you remove it if you follow the product's application instructions for hard surfaces. Most are not. Is Goo Gone safe for the clear coat? It's worked great on getting adhesive stuff off, too. Sit back and let Goo Gone take care of your toughest messes. *edit just wax afterwards*. Bare Carbon? I would not want to do it on bare carbon. You can use the goo gone on the gelcoat. This stuff is the shit. Clear Coat. Goo Gone can cause permanent lung damage if swallowed, can irritate skin and eyes, and can exacerbate asthma. dunno about headlights..but for the emblem residue. [/QUOTE said: Nope. I've been doing this instead of regular guitar polish (which i found was just making my gibsons more gummy and sticky) for about 4 years now. Grainger's got your back. Has clearcoat on frame though. Looking for GOO GONE Paint Remover, 14 oz, Water, 2.7% (20VA25)? I managed a full service car wash for about a couple of months, and I can tell you some of the items people are recommending, like WD-40, Goo Gone, diesel, gasoline and even turpentine are not good for the clear coat. June 2015 edited November -1. A heat gun made it easier to take off?? I also vote for Goo Gone or De-Solv-It. However, don’t use this product while you’re wearing the clothes. I had to use the latter to remove some candle wax that was spilled everywhere when a candle fell over and it worked like a charm. Though Goo Gone is a generally safe product with proper use, it’s like any other solvent based cleaner or remover, as it requires precautions to be taken with its use on vehicle surfaces and other areas. When it comes to cars, a pressure washer might work, but the blast of high-pressure water and soap can be enough to fracture the clear coat on a finish.On an older vehicle, it can be enough to ruin clear coat or even strip chunks of paint off from underneath. JavaScript is disabled. A forum community dedicated to Road Bike owners and enthusiasts. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Related story: I knew a girl in college who came back from spring break with a really splotchy tan. was done 5 minutes ago. Read item #1 from the FAQ do no longer note some thing moist in case you want to maintain the face of the sticker. What is bad about goo gone is that it leaves a very oily residue - it does not evaporate quickly. http://www.8thcivic.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1595529#post1595529, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada, 8thcivic.com is an independent Honda enthusiast website owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc. mineral spirits will not hurt your clear coat and should do the job to remove … Introduce the stuff to the car. You get it, Goo Gone is surface safe so it is a safe alternative to abrasive cleaners that may damage your surfaces. some thing you note to the face of the sticker that has oil or such in it is going to damage the sticker. I have used very small amounts of Goo Gone on kleenex to clean nitro finishes. Pre-testing is a prerequisite and once the area tested has been proven safe for application, there are other measures to be taken. Is Goo Gone Spray Gel safe to use on my Carbon fiber bike? Clear coat? Must try that, and a gallon of Goo Gone. It also leaves the paint nice and shiny when you're done. Fast working, no harsh odors, and Goo Gone is clear coat safe. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I have a clear guard on hood and after years, it now looks horrible. Yes you can use Goo Gone Spray Gel on clothes. Worked amazin on removing residual glue from stickers. Easy online ordering for the ones who get it done … I took off the "Impreza" emblem under "WRX" today with a hairdryer, floss, and Goo Gone and now, while my car looks perfect, it feels a little rough where the logo was. 0. prp. I don not know about long term effects if left on the paint for minutes or even longer. i read a few labels, but none of them said anything about clearcoat safe. The sizing tags, the small "classic" look logos, the "producte" tag on the downtube are all under the clearcoat. skyliner1004... are those peel able? mattsbobo;9221807 said: Personally I like to wear my Ted Nugent-esque loincloth, grab my bow and arrows, and my half gallon of scotch then I go terrorize my apartment complex. It will melt the goo and the clearcoat....so maybe not. Yes. [sigpic]http://www.hispeedchase.com/nbp/small.jpg[/sigpic]​, ^^also good to know. In addition to the typical precautions, such as keeping it out of reach of children or pets, familiarize yourself with the cautions listed on Goo Gone’s Material Safety Data Sheet.Wearing safety goggles and gloves, in addition to having adequate ventilation, is a good idea. JavaScript is disabled. June 2015 edited November -1. It really takes the glue off and without rubbing the snot out of it. Launder the clothes shortly after application with extra detergent. I used Goo Gone today to remove the glue behind the chrome trim. What did you guys use on your car that didnt mess up the paint. You get it, Goo Gone is surface safe so it is a safe alternative to abrasive cleaners that may damage your surfaces. We’re a community for 8th Gen 2006 - 2011 Civic owners to discuss performance mods, body kits, Si models, turbo kits and accessories. What is bad about goo gone is that it leaves a very oily residue - it does not evaporate quickly. Goo Gone, a commercial oil-based solvent and cleaner, has been deemed safe by its manufacturer for use on almost any surface, including your car's exterior paint. Go to an automotive paint store and get yourself some 1600 grit sand paper and wet sand the spot to help blend it into the original paint. I just looked at a 566 frame and didn't see anything that I'd want to remove, even if I could. If you leave it on there, I'd imagine it could bleach in the sun. I assume the Goo Gone ait way some of the clear coat - might be wrong, but feels like it. Username Register. While Goo Gone is safe for use on most surfaces, including wood, carpet, glass, fabric, and sealed stone, the manufacturer itself says it should not be used on the following surfaces: , Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada Posts. Is it Wd-40 Or Goo Gone? I have used it a bit on tubulars, but there are better options. For wheels this is bad because the glue won't adhere properly. by Cynthia Measom. I use just a dab though. :yeahthat: just wax the surface you used the goo gone on afterward. "We are doomed to live in very interesting times". I always follow it with isopropyl alchohol to make sure it is all gone. For use on fully-cured OEM surfaces and hard, non-porous surfaces such as metal & glass. Sign In or Register to comment. Sit back and let Goo Gone take care of your toughest messes. Removes stickers, decals, bugs, tar, road grime, adhesives & glue. GooGone is not going to hurt any modern day (clearcoated) paint if wiped away quickly. 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