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 Post subject: Messy rubbers
PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:07 am 
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Still in the Driveway

Joined: Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:32 pm
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Location: California
Country: USA
Bikes owned: GT550
Hi,
I'm almost finished with taking my GT550 carbs. off any easy way to remove the rest of the Gummy rubbers carp off all down the slides and all over the place !!


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 Post subject: Re: Messy rubbers
PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:51 pm 
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To the on ramp
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Joined: Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:01 pm
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Location: Galveston County, Tx.
Country: USA
Bikes owned: '75 T500M since '93 Ridden it over 100,000 mi
Acetone (but not on the slides, only on metallic surfaces).....freezer.....nail polish remover as suggested here....
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and/or you could buy some chewing gum remover (aerosol freezer in a can) locally.

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 Post subject: Re: Messy rubbers
PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:01 am 
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Around the block

Joined: Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:27 am
Posts: 88
Country: USA
Bikes owned: GT550
I used nitrile gloves, lots of rags and acetone or nail polish remover. Took awhile, but it worked.


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 Post subject: Re: Messy rubbers
PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:41 pm 
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Still in the Driveway

Joined: Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:32 pm
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Location: California
Country: USA
Bikes owned: GT550
OK thanks for the Ideas, Are stock Suzuki rubbers OK? or is there a better one's out there?


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 Post subject: Re: Messy rubbers
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:16 pm 
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On the street

Joined: Fri May 25, 2018 4:23 pm
Posts: 19
Country: United Kingdom
Bikes owned: 380Gt 750Gt K9GSXR1000 Gt550
Got mine off Ebay


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