"Blue job" will take it off and if it's really persistant, try "EasyOff" oven cleaner. Just be careful.scootermcrad said:My glove slid off my tank and landed on my pipes... DOH!! Now I've got a beautiful, black, gooey mess on my nice chrome pipes. Any tips on getting that crap off w/out scratching my pipes all up? Bug and Tar remover maybe?? Anyone else do anything stupid like this?