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Old 01-12-2006, 03:51 PM   #1
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Stupid stickers FINALLY OFF

Well i took those stupid R stickers off my car that the dealer put on.... But im left with some crappy residue from the adhesive, How should i go about getting it off. *if you wanna see what the stickers looked like cehck my gallery*

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Old 01-12-2006, 03:55 PM   #2
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Some cleaning wax would do the trick, worked on my debadging.
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Old 01-12-2006, 04:06 PM   #3
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I've found that lighter fuel (the stuff you put in Zippos, not butane) works really well for dissolving most adhesives used in stickers and decals.
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Old 01-12-2006, 04:20 PM   #4
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yeah...amazingly plain old car wax..i use turtle, really softens the adhesive and you can basically just scratch it off with yer fingernail. worked great on my debadging as well. good luck
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you mean those stupid stickeRs, yea sucks when dealers put stupid shit like that. Anywayz, it does seem crazy but I second the lighter fluid it works well.
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Old 01-12-2006, 05:30 PM   #7
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goo gone, and then turtle wax...
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i use 3M adhesive remover.
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To remove the sticker residue, use Goo-Gone or 3M's Adhesive Remover. Be sure to follow up with a good coat of wax as those products will strip the wax.


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question.... what kind of body kit is that?
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