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Old 12-24-2004, 08:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cause I dont have a clue... its rather sticky... and doesnt come up with a paint scraper easy either...

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I removed as much as I could of the original sound dampening material before i installed dynamat extreme. It was rather difficult to do because it doesn't come out easily. I used multiple razor blades, a lot of undenatured alcohol (Home Depot), and a lot of goo gone. Hope this helps. Good luck
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im telling you...hair dyer and goo gone...works everytime...

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Aight BMDubya... I'm gonna go do it.. I'll make a DIY out of it... if it works as you say....

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I will come back and post how it went..

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Use the hair dryer first and get as much off as you can, then follow it with some alcohol and goo gone.

I used a hair dryer as well, I figured that was a given. My bad
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Alcohol and goo gone work the exact same way, alcohol is much cheaper though.
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i have had better experiance with goo gone...i kept accidently drinking the alcohol... ghead
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Ok... before and after the removal...






As you can tell.. its all gone.. from the front seats back.. there were like 6 or so panels of it... I know non-M cars have more of it... so I was thankful of that... some of it I still have to take some more time and work at it.. due to half of its really goooooy and the other half just pulls up with some heat.. I will worry about the gooy stuff later..

Finished and cleaned product...



And.. another just cause its clean...



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Les, why would you want to remove the sound dampening? also get some clear tails man :P
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Cause.. its in the way... its slightly heavy.. and yea.. it was in my way.. the whole interior is getting sanded later next year.. and I'm just helping the fabrication process prior to actually fabricating it. Cause once I rip the entire interior out.. I'm not going to drive the car for a while.. cause the engine is coming out at the same time.. so I'm just preparing for the future.. less work then.. cause I'm going to have a crap load of work as it is..

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How much weight did you save? If it's over 10 lbs that crap is coming out...
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ive doen it to plenty of cars using dry ice and a chisle then goo gone then some nice polish to give it some shine
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I wouldnt exactly say its 10 pounds.. but in a non-M car there is about twice as much as I pulled out of my car.. and I did pull a lot out... Pull your back seat up.. its not hard.. it just pops out.. pull it up.. and see for your self how much is there...

Interesting idea and method.. 545ismg.. I dont have any dry ice.. but thanks for the insight..

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