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Getting a Ninja 500R next week and wanted to remove the decals and stickers (not my favorite part of the Ninja).

-Can anyone recommend an easy way to do this? Is there some UNGLUE or something you can use to do it without messing up the paint?

-If I remove them, will there still be an imprint of the logos leftover?

-Also, I understand that there may be some sort of clear-coat over the stickers. Will there be a gap in the finish after removing them?
 

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Use a hairdryer to heat up the stickers and they should come off easy. If there is any goop left over just use that goo-b-gone (i don't remember what it's called)
The only sticker I know of that is clearcoated is the 'kawasaki' on the gas tank. You'd basically have to paint the tank to get rid of that one.
 

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If it were me and you had any plans of reselling the bike I would just get a set of sharkskins/airtech fairings or something similar and leave the stickers in place.

Having said that if you still want to get your stickers off - as mentioned above, heat them up. You can use a heat gun to do it faster, but in the hands of some inexperienced you are better to use the blow dryer so you don't mess your paint up by leaving the heat gun in one place too long.
 

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ZEP makes just what you are looking for. Personally I'd rather order another fairing nadsave the original one...you will get a bettersale value should you ever decide to sell it!
 

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ZEP

ZEP is a product that you can order from a paint shop or perhaps someplace like Pep Boys, or Automotive store, that removes decals and stuff...like decals.
Get yorself a Motorcycle magazine and start loking or just type in Motorcycle fairings and look or just go to Airtek, Sharkskinz, Phillips-Lockhart may have some as well...Salvage yards always have them, but aftermarket ones are stronger than the thin ones made by Kawasaki. If you find ones for racing you can always install PIAA lighting under the front (top) fairing. The new 55W units are about the size of a 6oz bottle, not much larger than a paper 12 oz coffee cup. They look really cool, too.
 

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AirTech Web site

You can see the fairings here: www.motobody.com

I bought a full set for GPz750 and they are nice (fairing side panels, belly pan).
 
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