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Old 03-06-2013, 03:04 PM   #21
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Fishing line works better than floss
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:19 PM   #22
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Going to do this tonight.. along with put my winter tires back on..
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #23
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Wash, floss, and hot water will remove the leftover sticky part - then wax

Heat and goo gone for the dealer sticker tho, I was lucky and my dealer did not do that.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:44 PM   #24
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Use floss to cut under the plastic badges and a hair dryer will let the adhesive come off easily with a fingernail. Clay bar for any residue left afterwards. Same thing for vinyl stickers but no floss
Dats da way

Also, Goo Gone is absolutely safe for clear coats so anything to the contrary is utter BS..
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:45 PM   #25
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I had the dealer remove its stickers as a condition of sale. I'm surprised not everyone does this. Why be a moving advertisement for them after you've already purchased?
Why? Maybe you really like the service you get at your dealer and want to make sure other people driving down the road know where you bought your car. Also, I chose to keep the dealer lettering on mine because I want to keep it looking exactly the way it did when I took delivery.
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Old 03-09-2013, 05:17 PM   #26
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I didnt even let my dealer put the license plate covers on mine haha

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Old 03-09-2013, 05:33 PM   #27
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My dealer had their license plate covers on which I took them off within the first week. Now however they are putting stupid stickers on the left side rear of the car.

Glad I didn't have to deal with that.
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Old 03-09-2013, 05:54 PM   #28
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Mine was this ugly one imagine a big sticker like this on a white car with the logo also on the front and back license plate covers....
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:36 PM   #29
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Yeah I almost said something, but then didn't want to make a huge deal out of it. Took 5 mins in the driveway to fix.
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I peeled the dealer sticker off in the dealer parking lot. But I still have the other badges. I think I may remove them tomorrow. Or at least the flex fuel one. Plenty of advice in here on how to do it. So subscribing.
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