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Feb 26, 1:10pm - #112596 
Body Add On Removals?

well i took off my ww rear valace. . . and yeah, i used a heat gun to warm up the rubber shit that keeps it on there. well after awhile it heated up to much and my pant on my bumper began to flake, yep flake everywhere. so anyways, i dont care about it flakeing becuase im getting new front and rear bumpers , but i have to do my side skirts and i dont want to mess that paint up anyways. .


is there an easy was to do it or no? .. or do i just have to take my time and keep the heat gun not nearly as close. .?!?. . . didn't know if there was a chemical or somthin


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Feb 26, 1:12pm - #112597 
use a hairdryer... heatguns are obviously too hot... you learned the hard way.


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Feb 26, 1:33pm - #112598 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
use a hairdryer... heatguns are obviously too hot... you learned the hard way.



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Feb 26, 2:06pm - #112599 
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


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Feb 26, 2:11pm - #112600 
Originally Posted by CID498
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


Yup, then you won't damage the surrounding paint.


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Feb 26, 8:55pm - #112601 
where r you located at? you want to part out those ww front/rear and sides, what color car do you have

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Feb 26, 9:54pm - #112602 
Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
where r you located at? you want to part out those ww front/rear and sides, what color car do you have


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Feb 26, 10:31pm - #112603 
Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
where r you located at? you want to part out those ww front/rear and sides, what color car do you have


its FS in the FS fourm. . 350$ obo. .. . pennsylvian 18976. .




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Feb 26, 10:32pm - #112604 
Originally Posted by CID498
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


what adhesive remove should i use?!?!


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Feb 26, 10:32pm - #112605 
o, and i tried a hair drier but it didn't seem hot enough, i guess i have to hold it closer and longer. ..


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Feb 26, 11:19pm - #112606 
Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
Originally Posted by CID498
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


what adhesive remove should i use?!?!




You can use goof off, Wd-40, or denatured alcohol I'd use the alky myself but dont rub too hard let the chemicai soak in and do its work.


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Feb 27, 6:21am - #112607 
Originally Posted by CID498
Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
Originally Posted by CID498
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


what adhesive remove should i use?!?!




You can use goof off, Wd-40, or denatured alcohol I'd use the alky myself but dont rub too hard let the chemicai soak in and do its work.



so just pour in in the crease where the skirts and stuff match up to the car and let it sit. . ?. . just want to double check . .. where can you get the alky stuff?


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Feb 27, 10:21am - #112608 
You can get the denatured alky at any hardware store. Yeah you can pre soak it first and it might help but yer gonna have to peel em off the car no matter what.

You may also get a couple of cheap flexible plastic putty knives and use them to kinda cut through the foam.


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Feb 27, 12:08pm - #112609 
god damn, well so far so good, but i am went to take my front lip off.. and ya. . i got both sides off. . and then i got to the middle, the dude put the cicular sticky things all along there, prob 4.. so i have to take my whole front bumper off to get the hair dryer in there .. . shiteeeee


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Feb 27, 4:02pm - #112610 
Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
Originally Posted by CID498
Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
Originally Posted by CID498
Just peel them off the sides and get the two sided tape off with some adhesive remover.


what adhesive remove should i use?!?!




You can use goof off, Wd-40, or denatured alcohol I'd use the alky myself but dont rub too hard let the chemicai soak in and do its work.



so just pour in in the crease where the skirts and stuff match up to the car and let it sit. . ?. . just want to double check . .. where can you get the alky stuff?


alky= alcohol, such as rubbing alcohol, any goods store has it, such as target and walmart...

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Feb 27, 5:18pm - #112611 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by spaztikid
use a hairdryer... heatguns are obviously too hot... you learned the hard way.



Yea, that sucks man frown
Ouch, use a crow bar next time

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Feb 28, 12:20am - #112612 
Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by spaztikid
use a hairdryer... heatguns are obviously too hot... you learned the hard way.



Yea, that sucks man frown
Ouch, use a crow bar next time


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Feb 28, 11:31am - #112613 
all i have to say, is i think the guy that put my wwkit on sucks balls. . . he used this black black shit that is sooo sticky, that it wont hardly let loose with a hair dryer. and when get it loose enough after 20mins of blow drying it, it pulls my damn paint off with it. .. damnit. . well 1 skirt left and 1/2 of my front lip left. . so enough


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