_____ _               _               _____ ____  
 / ____| |             | |             | ____|___ \ 
| (___ | |__   __ _  __| | _____      _| |__   __) |
 \___ \| '_ \ / _` |/ _` |/ _ \ \ /\ / /___ \ |__ < 
 ____) | | | | (_| | (_| | (_) \ V  V / ___) |___) |
|_____/|_| |_|\__,_|\__,_|\___/ \_/\_/ |____/|____/ 

FAQ: My ROM has Google Apps (pre)installed. How can I remove them?

The best method is to perform a full reset* and reinstall your custom ROM without flashing a gapps package with it. This ensures that there are no remnants that will cause issues.

* This means wiping /system, /data (but not /data/media), and the dalvik cache in Android recovery