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post #1 of 12 Old 07-13-2017, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
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Stupid fork reflectors

So I've had my street 500 for about a month now and I've started to get it ready for a overhaul but am having not so much trouble removing it cause anyone can jam a blade under it but after spending all this money on it I'm not too keen on having to respray the forks cause I cut chucks of paint out of them

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I've been thinking about removing them. There area few videos on youtube where guys use a hairdryer to soften the glue then they peel it off. Might want to check out some videos on Harley reflectors.

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Same way you take a dealer logo off a car. Heat the glue before removal.

Speaking of oddly ugly, have you seen the bright orange shocks on the Street rod? Beautiful color..no orange to match..except those rear shocks..ugh..

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That is also a piece of eye candy that you see straight away, but it does not complement the bike at all.

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Yeah heat gun and plastic scraper and yes thanks all gone.... Deffinatly has done it more justice with out the reflectors maybe the local push bike shop might want them.... Cause that's what there made for

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Looks much better, nice work.

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Some places the side reflectors are required by law. Big reason HD started putting them on.
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I spray W40 around it and used dental floss, it came off easy. After that used cooking oil to clean whatever left off.
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Use goo gone or Goo be gone let it soak they come right off no damage. Keep in mind the reason they are there is many places require them .
I do know of 1 person that was ticketed for it. One that was refuse an inspection for them missing.
Lot of people do remove them.
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I spray W40 around it and used dental floss, it came off easy. After that used cooking oil to clean whatever left off.
I will have to try this tomorrow afternoon. Thanks for the info.
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