Damn stickers

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by ck5.0, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. ck5.0

    ck5.0 Active Member

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    I bought my 96 used (only one previous owner). On the back its got a jerry's ford sticker that seems to have found itself a home on my truck lid. Any suggestions on taking it off.
     
  2. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    well if its been there since 96 id almost be tempted to leave it, but get a hot air gun or just use a hair blowdryer warm it up then peel it from one of the corners slowly, dont get it too hot but nice and warm, you should be able to tell its easy. once its off use some 'paint cleaner' to polish it, to get any gunk off, also you might want to polish the area around to blend it since your car is red and we all know how red fades. paint cleaner is awesome on old or oxidised paint.
     
  3. ck5.0

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    Thanks for the tips Matt. I was a little concerned about it because I assume it has been there since 96. But I can't roll with a damn Jerry's on the back of my car.
     
  4. scarface

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    you will probably be able to see it still once the sticker is removed unless you cut the shit out of the paint with compound.
     
  5. ALITL8

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    what he said :)
     
  6. Fets

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    I had those rocker decal things on my car, I took them off, and there are no traces or discoloration
     
  7. Dalamar

    Dalamar Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    If it's that old, the paint will probably be brighter behind it :)
     
  8. bigjohnson4.6gt

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    i used a sharp razor blade to take off my stickers, it takes time but it came off without scratches
     
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    A little WD-40 will disolve most adhesives eventually and not ruin the paint.