is there anything i can use to remove the yellow?
I don't think you can remove the yellow. Its from the gas fumes coming thru the plastic tank.
o man......................thats lame.
Drain your fuel at the end of the day before parking it and your stickers and tank will keep their color 8 times longer then letting it sit all week with gas eating at the plastic and graphic kit.
Its better for your fuel too beings the bikes gas tank is vented and this only flatens the gas over the week.
My graphics are truning yellow mostly on the right side pannel at the exhaust pipe but everywhere else too. Factory effex graphics. About 1.5 years old.
Stop washing with Simple Green.
LOL...Uthoo you must have been there? Is that really true cause I have been using it for years now and would make sense?
Everything wears out over time. Graphics too.
I've tried a bunch of sh@# nothing worked bought a new decal kit
I tried armor all protectant, armor all cleaner, car wash soap, plast x, car polish, car wax(no idea why i tried the last 2 hope i guess)
no results at all, guess ill just buy a graphics kit even though the shroud graphics are still like new.
Thanks for the keep the gas out when not riding recommendation.
2 words...soft scrub. Take some soft scrub put it on a soft cloth and rub it into the graphics. Makes them white just like new again. Ive been doing that for years and I even use that stuff on white boots and that makes them white again as well. Your welcome :-)
Really?......... sweet!!! i will try it.
The reason that nothing you put on the outside of tank graphics will turn them white again is because they turn yellow from the inside out, not the other way around. But have fun scrubbing if you like.
It takes like 30 seconds to bring the color back not 5-10 min. The white on my graphics dont usually turn yellow, the white turns dirt brown or something from my pants.
I'm no expert but know a little about plastics. The PVC could be degrading due to either UV exposure or chemical degredation. This could be accelerated due to permeation of the PVC by hydrocarbons.
If this is the case.....there is only one thing to do. Replace em.
I'm no expert but know a little about plastics. The PVC could be degrading due to ... chemical degredation... accelerated (by) permeation of the PVC by hydrocarbons. If this is the case.....there is only one thing to do. Replace em.
thank god the newer bike have graphics just on the shrouds, as long as you don't take a ground sample they will stay looking good for a long time.
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