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Old 05-04-2004, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a thin red pin stripe on my car, it looks good, but its cracking apart in some parts, so i want to take it off and put a new one on.

has anyone had experience with removing racing stripes or anything? i assume you have to heat it somehow or something, wet it, then peel it off

is there a proper way to do this without scratching the paint?
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Old 05-04-2004, 07:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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YUCK! Pinstripes!!! ***BARF*** but to answer your question, you just use a blow dryer then peel it off. also, you may have to use a blade like tool made out of rubber. I don't know what it's called. good luck!
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Old 05-04-2004, 07:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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eww nothing like that, its like one that is 2 mm thick, that goes from the front to the back

that car is just gross
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I have done it on my mom's suburban. You just need some 3M adhesive remover and it should come right off. You might want to use a hair dryer, but it's not necessary unless it's really hard to get off. Use a rubber wedge of some sort to peel at it. Nothing hard though.
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thanks bro

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mine just peeled off
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I hate you guys.

One previous owner PAINTED my pins on. Can't remove them no matter how bad I want to.
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That's one of the worst things I have ever heard of. What color?
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