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Old 06-06-2004, 05:43 AM   #1
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Im looking for an easy way to remove the factory pinstripe from a 1987 Pontiac Bonneville Le. I have tried to scrape off but seem to have an indent where it used to be. Any suggestions?

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You my friend will need one of these....its an eraser bit.
I know when I did removed my stripe you could still faintly see it.
Where its been there so many years I think it chemicaly melts into the clearcoat or something...

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Im looking for an easy way to remove the factory pinstripe from a 1987 Pontiac Bonneville Le. I have tried to scrape off but seem to have an indent where it used to be. Any suggestions?

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I have to agree, the eraser is the best product that i ever purchased. You can use a heat gun or a good hot hair dryer but, the eraser is alot faster. Just put it on your drill and it'* gone in no time flat. After it'* gone i cleaned it all up with a bug and tar remover then i polished & waxed it. You can never even tell there was a pin stripe there. Good luck with the removal.

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Sellncars....move that forward slash in you sig
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That indent might be wax build up over the years, Have not used the eraser but it looks like a good idea.
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I've never heard of the eraser bit, but looks okay. Also, you have to remember, that the paint is 17 years old. Some rubbing compound and wax will also help a great deal once the stripe is pulled off.
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That indent might be wax build up over the years, Have not used the eraser but it looks like a good idea.
It could be PDad.....I found out about this handy device after I removed my striping...
I used a car buffer and polished compound...
I may grab one of those eraser bits to see if the indent goes away.

A buddy of mine swears by them....they remove decals and stripes from vehicles all the time with them...and it doesn't harm the paint..
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