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Old 07-08-2018, 11:20 PM   #1
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Adhesive

Any suggestions to removing pinstripe adhesive a quicker way, I just spent the last 2 hours removing it with WD-40.
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:47 PM   #2
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they make a vinyl or pin stripe eraser wheel check auto parts.
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:57 PM   #3
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https://www.amazon.com/Remover-Stick.../dp/B00VFACQRE'

These things are awesome.
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:39 AM   #4
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:52 AM   #5
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I use automotive GooGone. I usually just have to spray to remove adhesive residue, but for tougher areas, I spray it on a paper towel and let it sit on the spot for a while. 3M also makes an adhesive remover. Heat also helps.
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Old 07-09-2018, 07:25 PM   #6
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This right here is the best investment you could ever make to remove stickers, vinyl, or other adhesive from your car. It is amazing to see one working. There is also a segmented one that is a little more aggressive but wears away faster. Neither will hurt your car but they do make a mess shooting yellow powder everwhere so roll your windows up, not that I learned that the hard way or anything.

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Old 07-09-2018, 09:40 PM   #7
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Sticker Shock always worked for me. I used to buy them at Advanced Auto Parts many years ago. Never had a need for it now. Check into this link...


http://www.kleanstrip.com/product/sticker-shock
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:53 AM   #8
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Cannot imagine anything resisting good ol' acetone.
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:10 AM   #9
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Goo gone works well.
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Old 07-11-2018, 12:15 PM   #10
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Old 07-11-2018, 03:21 PM   #11
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When I worked at a Pontiac dealership we used a can of 3M. I’m willing to bet lighter fluid was in the same realm of it. It has an oil in but it will evaporate if left there. So lifhterfluid is good as it has oil in it. Alcohol will evaporate too fast. WD 40 is good too. Just have to let it sit. Take a shop towel, soak adhesive portion and start rubbing it.
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Old 07-11-2018, 07:54 PM   #12
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Those wheels are awesome. It made removing the adhesive tape after removing the body side molding on my Suburban, Tahoe and Silverado effortless. Worked well removing 15 year old pinstripe tape on a Saturn too.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:17 PM   #13
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WD-40 and a plastic razor blade. Otherwise, use the Eraser wheel with a drill.
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Old 07-15-2018, 12:19 PM   #14
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For adhesive removal nothing works better than Rapid Tac Rapid Remover, used by most professional detailers.

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