Originally Posted by DanTwoLakes
You should clean the parts down to the base plastic.
. . . Any glue residue from a decal can be removed with mineral spirits or Xylol. Plastic parts can also be painted with products intended for plastic, and should include an adhesion promoter to draw the color into the plastic. Check out SEM products. . . . They have coatings in aerosol form that will give you a perfect outcome on plastic.
Really appreciate the advice.
Because of my lack of experience I might either take these to a pro or buy new parts and sell my originals --> LINK
It's a new machine and I don't want to screw it up - and I have a gift for screwing things up.