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Old 06-04-2012, 05:42 AM   #1
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Goof Off

Hey need some advice, I just brought home my new 2012 1LT/RS and I peeled the dealer sticker from the back of the trunk, but all the glue is still on it, What can I use to get it off, I was thinking goof off but I dont want to damage the paint...Any suggestions???
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:48 AM   #2
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Hey need some advice, I just brought home my new 2012 1LT/RS and I peeled the dealer sticker from the back of the trunk, but all the glue is still on it, What can I use to get it off, I was thinking goof off but I dont want to damage the paint...Any suggestions???
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WD-40 let it soak a bit and wipe reapply if needed wont hurt paint.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:51 AM   #3
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WD-40 let it soak a bit and wipe reapply if needed wont hurt paint.
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WD-40 solves everything. If you ever blow the engine. Just spray it with WD-40 and you'll be alright.
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:03 AM   #4
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Old 06-04-2012, 06:05 AM   #5
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:08 AM   #6
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Duct tape and DW-40, worlds best inventions!
Lol I was just about to say that, along with the " get'er done " attitude"
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:32 AM   #7
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goo-gone will do the trick, so will wd40
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:37 AM   #8
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Not Goof-Off.

3M has an adhesive remover.
Bug & Tar Remover.
WD-40.
Denatured alcohol.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:39 AM   #9
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Use a hair dryer to soften the glue, use any car wax to remove...the cheaper the car wax, it has some kerosene in it and will remove without harming the clear coat....my $.02
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:51 AM   #10
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WD-40 and scrape softly with the edge of a credit card to loosen it then wipe off with soft cloth wash and wax and done. I've removed stickers and decals off many new vehicles with this method and it works great with no scratches or marks on paint.
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:17 AM   #11
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WD-40 and scrape softly with the edge of a credit card to loosen it then wipe off with soft cloth wash and wax and done. I've removed stickers and decals off many new vehicles with this method and it works great with no scratches or marks on paint.
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No plastic scraping! Use a microfiber towel with one of the sprays mentioned above (WD40, GM Adhesive Remover, etc).
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:54 AM   #12
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Goo-Gone is what I've used on all of my cars and motocycles.

WD-40 and 3M Adhesive Remover would be my other choices.
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:16 AM   #13
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Goo-Gone works great as said previously.
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:19 AM   #14
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If it can't be fixed with duct tape, baling wire and/or WD-40 and a craftsman wrench, it isn't worth saving.
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:47 AM   #15
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Or good ol Simple green will do the trick too. All natural and everything good for the enviorment LOL.
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Old 06-04-2012, 02:03 PM   #16
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A disc grinder will take it off!


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Old 06-04-2012, 03:14 PM   #17
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Take it back to the dealer and tell them to take their damn advertisement off your car! Unless they're paying you to advertise for them of course.
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:20 PM   #18
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Sorry if I sound like a noob but would WD-40 also work on that tar-ish stuff that is kicked up from behind the tires on the fenders? On my old car I was able to soak a sponge and then take the edge of a razor to get it off but I don't dare to use that method on my camaro lol. I also purchased some bug and tar remover from walmart and guess what did NOT work and got me extremely frustrated...lol
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:30 PM   #19
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bug & tar remover, or goo-gone works great. What I used to remove adhesive backing on the Camaro fender letters..
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:41 PM   #20
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Gas. Get some on a rag or paper towel and it will wipe any goo right off. Just clean the spot afterwards.
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:53 PM   #21
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WD-40 solves everything. If you ever blow the engine. Just spray it with WD-40 and you'll be alright.
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:22 PM   #22
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A disc grinder will take it off!


That or a wire brush and some elbow grease.

No, for real go with what people have been recommending. Goo-Gone, WD-40 (anyone remember 5-56?), or the 3M Adhesive remover.
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:25 PM   #23
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Use Goo-be-gone. Squirt it on and the glue will wipe right off! I have used it many time for things like this and it has never failed!
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:27 PM   #24
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3m adhesive remover works great, debadged my ram truck with it
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:28 PM   #25
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Holy Cow!!!!!!!!!!!Thanks for all the advice....Thats why I love this Site
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