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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-28-2007, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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Decal/Sticker Removal

What is the best procedure to safely remove large decals and stickers from both metal panels and poly bumpers?

I have a heat gun to help heat the stickers up but am afraid I will over heat the paint. Then what is the safest chemical to remove the left over adhesive. I have some 3M adhesive remover, is it safe to use on clearcoat paint? is there something better to use?

This is on an expensive car so I really need some expert advise

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-29-2007, 06:03 AM
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Just don't overheat the paint while taking off the stickers. Keep putting your hand on it to check the temp.
The 3M adhesive remover will work fine. Just use a soft towel or microfiber to wipe the adhesive off, or you'll leave scratches behind. Take your time and it should come off without any problems. Don't rush it.

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