Can the stitchers of the side panels on my T120 be removed?

Rony T

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A question. Can the stitchers of the side panels on my T120 be removed with a hairdryer?
 

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Pardon my ignorance, but "stitchers" is not a word I know and may not be used on this side of the pond.
 

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Sorry for the translation, but I mean decals. There is Bonneville T120 and those I will remove.
 

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If they are under the clear coat, then the only way to remove them would be to sand them off and repaint. Best way to find out would be to stop by a body shop and have them look at it. They should be able to tell you the best way to achieve what you want.
 
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If they are under the clear coat, then the only way to remove them would be to sand them off and repaint. Best way to find out would be to stop by a body shop and have them look at it. They should be able to tell you the best way to achieve what you want.
I'm pretty sure they would be clear-coated and the only option is to do as Qship said - sand off and paint.
Take one panel off and look at it closely under a good light. It should be fairly easy to see if it's a sticker/decal with an edge you can feel/catch with a finger nail.
That's not very scientific, but might work BGRIN
 
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I have not seen any modern bikes that now don't have them under a clear coat, so yes it might be a bit of a task to remove them.
 
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