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Old 01-06-2005, 04:58 PM   #1
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When I first got my car, I thought it would look cool if I put some stickers on the rear fender and I liked them for a while but now I want to get them off. Is there any easy way to do this or am I doomed?
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Heat, like a blow dryer. Then you'll probably need some finish safe remover. I used GoofOff when I got rid of my dealer sticker, but it may be a bit too harsh for use on a large area...
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They are two fairly small stickers.
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When I pulled the dealer sticker off, I used GoofOff for the remaining glue, through a couple of coats of wax over the spot, and you can't tell it was ever there. Just don't use too much..

Not the best pic, but it was between the keyhole and the left side taillight.

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This thread might help you get those stickers off safely...

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...270&highlight=
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moved to detailing....
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I second the recommendation for Goof Off. It works great!
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This thread might help you get those stickers off safely...

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...270&highlight=
That reminds me. Did I mention be careful....
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I hate dealer stickers. I take 'em off as soon as I get the car home. I use a hair dryer or a heat gun with great care. Keep your hand where the heat is blowing and you won't get the paint too hot. You CAN get the paint too hot and it will blister if you do. Not good. But the heat will help to soften the sticker and the adhesive. I like to use my fingernail to lift the corner. It is really hard to scratch the paint with your fingernail. And, I use WD-40 to help dissolve any remaining adhesive. Some stickers are really stubborn and respond well to a soaking with WD-40.
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i use gas. it works great... but u need to wax after ur done
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