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Xer0GT
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Jan 13, 4:02am - #81460 
Graphic scheme

right now i have the celebrity graphic scheme on my car. i'm thinking about changing it to a much smaller design. i've had it on their since may of last year. do you think there may a difference in color with the parts that were left uncovered by the vinyl?

the vinyl is silver and black, the car's color is solar yellow.


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Jan 13, 7:05am - #81461 
you have an '03, so fading should be minimal..i don't fading should have come into effect yet.

and plus, your car is solar yellow, which because of the properties of yellow it will appear to fade slower than most other colors. i still don't think its faded virtually at all, though.

get some veilside replica graphics! lot smaller, still very, very clean thumbsup

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Jan 13, 3:19pm - #81462 
thx, any ideas or methods as to how i can remove the graphics and adhesive myself? it'll cost $300 to have it removed and place the new design, so i'm trying to save some money.


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Jan 13, 3:22pm - #81463 
Maybe a heat gun and a razor if you have a steady hand. Thats how I took off all the dealership shit on the back of my celi

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Jan 13, 3:25pm - #81464 
Hair dryer and dental floss. For real. But you need someone to help you.

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Jan 13, 3:26pm - #81465 
Originally Posted by Xer0GT
thx, any ideas or methods as to how i can remove the graphics and adhesive myself? it'll cost $300 to have it removed and place the new design, so i'm trying to save some money.


Best way use a hair dryer, a rubber scrapper, and goo gone to remove the adhesive.

USe the hair dryer to heat up the vinyl, the rubber scrapper to start a peel, then you should continue to heat and pull... try to use the scrapper as little as possible to avoid a scratch. Start in the un noticeable spot.

Then use the goo gone and a cotton sock or something to remove any adhesive residue.

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Jan 13, 3:27pm - #81466 
then wash your car with a quality soap. thumbsup

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Jan 13, 3:32pm - #81467 
do not use a razor, what ever you do.

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Jan 13, 3:33pm - #81468 
cool, thx all thumbsup


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Jan 13, 3:37pm - #81469 
oh yeah, this is what i plan on having put on there. what do you think?
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Jan 13, 5:33pm - #81470 
^^ not feelin it


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Jan 13, 5:36pm - #81471 
do you park in the sun?

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Jan 13, 5:44pm - #81472 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
do you park in the sun?


not really, for about the first 5-6 months of when i got the vinyl i did because of my job. but now, i hardly ever. almost always in the garage. when i do park outdoors its pretty much at night.


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Jan 13, 6:20pm - #81473 
Originally Posted by Xer0GT
oh yeah, this is what i plan on having put on there. what do you think?
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your asking the wrong person about graphics. but I'm not feeling this one at all. there are some I do like but still wouldn't put it on my automobile.

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