not really.... you can sand it down to the bare carbon and or whatever clear is below the color. but, you might hit the cloth, it would be a laborious challenge since sanding off never really is even. you could do it better with blocks, and shapes to keep it more square to the surface. chemical is out because of the epoxy in the composite. but you could try very carefully since its not a structural part and only "cosmetic". then - depending on what you take off.... you might need to re- epoxy and will certainly need to re-clear. the other concern is why was it painted? you might not like what you find....