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#1 (permalink) Old 06-14-2004, 12:22 AM
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They are coming up really easily by scraping my fingernail along them however this is rather time consuming and I am running out of fingernails! Any advice for a brush or something else I could use that won't do any damage to the paint? The stripes are coming up without using anything like rubbing or polishing compound and would like to keep it that way so I don't have to use anything that can take the paint off. Thanks in advance!!!!
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heat them with a hair dryer and they will peel right off.

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heat them with a hair dryer and they will peel right off.
thanks, Im going to do that like right now lol!

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sometimes you need an industrial hair dryer (not for industrial hair, but for jobs like this). Let us know if the regular hair dryer works. If not, you can usually rent one from a tool rental shop.

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industrial hair dryer= heat gun?

I'd be very careful with a heat gun as it can get hot enough to mess up your paint.... Hair dryer should work for a pin stripe sticker as well as most stickers...

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eastwoodco.com sells a pad for a drill or rotating buffer that removes pin stripes but doesn't mess up the paint.

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