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Old 01-24-2007, 02:36 PM   #1
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I want to eventually remove the Pinstriping on my car but I dont know how or what to use. Anyone have a good way to do this?
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C'mon over..Pete has done his before and will be in attendance.

I think all you do is gently go at it with a heat gun.
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I thought it may involve a heat gun. I just wasnt sure, and im not all that trusting on Goo be gone on painted surfaces.x
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Goo Gone.. and I've personally used it on my own car. Not to worry. It'* Goof Off you never want near anything you even remotely like.
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99% of chemicals will not hurt your clear coat, paint has come a long way in the last 20 yrs, when the clear coat was much more fragile...
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ive used goo gone a number of times on my own cars, and ive never seen any damage caused by it.
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Yeah, the heat works but if the stripes are old it'* really annoying to get them off. That'* why I just put my new stripes over the old ones.
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Acetone and a soft plastic edge or fingernail. A few inches at a time. If it gets cloudy in a few spots, just a light buff with a cleaner.
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Eastwood makes a rubber wheel that you chuck into a drill and it rubs off the stripe like an eraser. Works well. I've seen them used in various body shops.


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on my 95 i just pulled.. it came right off in 3 in pieces and didnt leave any residue... however i had to give it a good buffing to get rid of the lines
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