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Hi team, it is my pleasure to join your great forum, as I finally own my dream bike, Goldwing GL1800 2015 with 20k miles.

the first owner was (covering) the timing chain cover with painted cover black glossy. ( it was chrome ).. however, I need to remove it in order to re-painted with silver. there are no bolts, only in center, I believed it is Kuryakyn brand.

can someone help me to remove it without break it?

thanks to you all
 

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Usually it is attached with double sided tape. Here is the installation instructions

 

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I use a modern fishing line, like SpiderWire. Thread it behind the plate and use a sawing motion to cut through the foam portion of the tape, then you can remove the glue from the plate and the bike, and reapply when you've finished repainting it.
 

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Get the engine good and hot and pry it off is your only option if you don’t want to paint it in place. The heat will soften the glue on the tape, but it’s still going to be hard to get off.
 

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Chances are you will destroy the cover when trying to remove it. You could try getting the engine up to operating temp and slowly pry around the edges. The double face tape holing it on is really strong.
 

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Thanks to all, will heat the engine and try to use the fishing line, just hope not to burn my self. it is really difficult to paint it in place.
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do I have to open the center bolt? I tried to open it with ratchet box 19/18/17 mm ...all not fit , didn't think that difficult!
 

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Hameed, great job. Please PM me your address so I can send you mine for the same treatment. ;)
 
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