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Old November 19, 2008, 06:32 PM
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Default Got any ideas on removing stickers and their left behinds?

hey guys, got any ideas of removing stickers and their left behinds?
and removing any other adhesive goo?
I'm tihnking alcohol, what do you tihnk?
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Old November 19, 2008, 06:35 PM
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stickers use blow dryer to heat em up and peel off

residue use wd-40 or goo Gone
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Old November 19, 2008, 06:36 PM
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yup, Goo Gone is good stuff. acetone works well too but you have to be careful what you are using acetone on, it will eat a few things. plastics in particular i believe.
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Old November 19, 2008, 06:39 PM
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yup, Goo Gone is good stuff. acetone works well too but you have to be careful what you are using acetone on, it will eat a few things. plastics in particular i believe.
Yeah it "hazes" them
And yes Goo b Gone is awesome stuff.
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Old November 19, 2008, 07:01 PM
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yup, Goo Gone is good stuff. acetone works well too but you have to be careful what you are using acetone on, it will eat a few things. plastics in particular i believe.
Automotive paint as well. :)

I made the mistake of using nailpolish remover on some "travel stickers" that came with a used car I bought....

Worked wonders getting them off of the windshield, but I was using a cotton ball as an applicator and made the mistake of setting it down on the hood for a couple of seconds... took the paint right down to the metal!!!! :)
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Windex with ammonia works too.
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Old November 19, 2008, 07:08 PM
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Automotive paint as well. :)

I made the mistake of using nailpolish remover on some "travel stickers" that came with a used car I bought....

Worked wonders getting them off of the windshield, but I was using a cotton ball as an applicator and made the mistake of setting it down on the hood for a couple of seconds... took the paint right down to the metal!!!! :)
My dad did that to my moms $500 dining room set.
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Old November 19, 2008, 09:04 PM
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Careful with WD-40. it contains solvents as well as lubricants.
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Old November 19, 2008, 09:14 PM
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Careful with WD-40. it contains solvents as well as lubricants.
I'm betting it's good old kerosene by the smell of it..
I've been using it for years for sticker residue.... It's the wonder chemical.
BTW it also works great for getting tar and crap off my truck.
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Old November 19, 2008, 09:43 PM
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for general sticker glue I use Goo Gone works mint on anything & I have never had it eat away paint ect. I used it on my car before to reove stickers & it did just that nothing more.
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