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10-12-2012 02:58 AM
What I would do

For anything like that I use something called "goof off" it's some kind of solvent I use on everything. I used it on my paint of my car and it didn't hurt it at all. But whatever you do don't get it anywhere near plastic, it will smudge plastic beyond fixing. You can get it at Home Depot.
10-08-2012 03:17 PM
spike8807 get a cloth and wet it and rub really hard. i usto detail new cars on a ford lot its with come off with some hard rubbing
10-08-2012 02:22 PM
Now534 Mine came off by rubbing it hard

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10-08-2012 01:53 PM
Focus112 i used to work at a dealer, googone are any other adhesive remover works.
10-08-2012 01:38 PM
Merrigan Citrol and paper towels done the job!
10-08-2012 12:49 PM
Originally Posted by 02fordsvt View Post
Take it back to the dealer and see if they can remove it on warranty. That writing should not be on a new car that has left the lot and they probably have the correct stuff to remove it. Plus, if the wheel is damaged in process, it will be the dealer to blame, not you (translation: any further damage will hopefully be covered by the dealer or Ford).
I second this, great idea.
10-08-2012 12:10 PM
peridigm Try goo gone. I had the same lettering on my wheels but it came right off with soap and water. I may have used my finger nail a bit too.
10-08-2012 09:41 AM
Merrigan I've tried rubbing. I also tried a dry cloth, and even my wash mit while I was cleaning. No luck so far. I have a can of Citrol degreaser, and some industrial solvent spray in my work truck. Other than that maybe some spray 9 will work.
10-08-2012 07:53 AM
Now534 Free way..... just rub it off..

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10-08-2012 06:54 AM
jdetzel It does look like a grease pen. It would bug me as well.
I would try some brand of orange citrus cleaner or there is another product called "Goo Gone". Be sure to read the instructions about paint damage before and rub lightly.
I agree with 02fordsvt, really the dealer is not a bad idea if it is not too much trouble. If they mess it up they are responsible for it.
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