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So I painted my speed screen with PlastDip some time ago. I love the look but the paint is tough to clean.

Now the reason I used PlastiDip was so I could remove it if I changed my mind, but this doesn't want to peel right off ?. And when I try to paint over it, it comes out grey.

Suggestions? I like the matte black but removing bugs is a problem.
 

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How many coats of plasti dip did you initially use? I have plasti dipped various parts on my car and have never had any issues with cleaning or the dip not coming off when I wanted it to. I removed all my car badges and peeled the dip off before removing. With the 4 coats I did on he badges it peeled right off, and my grille which is still on and dipped for almost a year has been through numerous car washes and Minnesota weather and is holding strong with 5 coats
 

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Gently rub it to remove t. Sounds like you kept it real thin. My cousin did some parts on his truck and that's how he head to remove them was simple friction. The thicker the better with that stuff. His was always filthy so no help with cleaning ideas. He used both white and black.
 

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I can only guess at this, I've never used plastic dip on anything, but


I'm curious if "goo-gone" from an auto parts or walmart, would help?


maybe wd40?....I've removed sticky 3m tape residue with this many times.


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How many coats of plasti dip did you initially use? I have plasti dipped various parts on my car and have never had any issues with cleaning or the dip not coming off when I wanted it to. I removed all my car badges and peeled the dip off before removing. With the 4 coats I did on he badges it peeled right off, and my grille which is still on and dipped for almost a year has been through numerous car washes and Minnesota weather and is holding strong with 5 coats
I never had a problem removing it on my Jeep, but the speed screen is plastic and I'm not sure how to get a peel started without scratching. On metal, there was always a loose part to pull on.

And there are multiple coats. Very thick.

As I said, I love the look but it is scratching easy and doesn't clean very well.
 

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So I got it all off. Not easy and took about 4 hours. I think when I painted over it a chemical reaction occurred that made it harder to remove. Anyway, removed and repainted with regular paint that will clean easier. I decided to leave the speed screen on, I was surprised how much it actually helped with wind and bugs (especially bugs!)
 

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So I got it all off. Not easy and took about 4 hours. I think when I painted over it a chemical reaction occurred that made it harder to remove. Anyway, removed and repainted with regular paint that will clean easier. I decided to leave the speed screen on, I was surprised how much it actually helped with wind and bugs (especially bugs!)
Oh really? Everyone told me its unnoticeable whether on or off. But anyway can you throw up a few pics with the painted cowl when it's done and back on the bike?
 
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