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Removing stickers from a carbon fiber rim.(3 posts)

Removing stickers from a carbon fiber rim.Juanmoretime
Feb 11, 2003 8:42 AM
I've used nail polish remover to remove decals from steel and titanium frames but I don't think its a good idea on a HED Alps, the rim is bonded to the carbon fiber. What is the best way to remove them? I've tried a citrus based degreaser and it works but very slowly. HELP!
re: Removing stickers from a carbon fiber rim.rogue_CT1
Feb 12, 2003 9:27 AM
Belt sander works for me. Why are you removing the stickers anyway?
Peel them and use mineral spirits...Quack
Feb 12, 2003 2:15 PM
I have had great luck peeling stickers and then removing adhesive with Goo-gone. But I've also found that mineral spirits work great for breaking adhesive bond. Plus, spirits are too weak to do anything to serious bonds like the rim epoxy used. But don't quote me on that.

Good luck!