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Has anyone found a decent way to remove the rear reflectors from the fender without leaving residue or wrecking the fender? I noticed Keef managed to do it. What does it take?
 

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I sprayed the reflector with lift-off, then used dental floss to slip that sucker right off
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I just pulled mine right off, and the rest of the tape that was left came off with rubbing my finger on it. Simple enough I thought.

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yup, I just pulled mine off too. Then just rubbed off the excess tape residue w/ my finger. Hairdryer or other sounds better, but either way they'll come off.
 

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Same here, just pulled right off. The glue too. Gotta admit that while pulling off the first one I was concerned about pulling paint. The bike looks much better with out 'em.
 

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I ripped them off like the others. Then went back later with a roto zip and cut most of the fender off.

The roto zip is the way to go.
 

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Huh. Sounds good. Maybe I'll give 'er a try this spring. Although I'm a bit worried that I've waited too long, but maybe the extra time will have made the glue more brittle?

I also plan to replace one of the front down tubes of the frame after hitting it on a curb (yeah, I was jumping a boulevard due to traffic). Thank-God the new frames can be disassembled in such a way! On an old Bonnie I'd be left with the dent, or a non-numbers matching bike!

Actually, I hope I have time to do either since I just purchased a '66 Norton Atlas project bike! The days are being counted...
 

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VERY easy to do. I used dental floss and ran it under the reflector, basically through the thin foam film. Sliced it right off. Then sprayed WD-40 on the glue residue and rubbed with a paper towel till all was clean. Took 5 minutes with no scratches to the plastic rear fender.
 

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Wow. Never thought of dental floss. I have always heated and then used WD. Good ideas.
 
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