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Jan 22, 11:41am - #88236 
getting this sh*t off

yesterday i found glue from some sort of glue gun or super glue on my car!! angry
it wasn't blobs of it, but a few swiggly lines of it between my rear bar and side.

need help on how to get this crap off... what's the best way without peeling paint off or scratching? confused

sorry i dun have a digital camera to show you...

thanks in advance...

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Jan 22, 11:42am - #88237 
Goo gone thumbsup

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Jan 22, 11:52am - #88238 
Good luck with that, I hope it's not super glue because then your screwed. If goo gone don't get it try some denatured alcohol (lightly it is a solvent) on it.


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Jan 22, 12:07pm - #88239 
try spot remover or using a heat gun to heat it up...


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Jan 22, 1:47pm - #88240 
BugTar or GooGone, and a ton of luck!

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Jan 22, 3:43pm - #88241 
It's probably dried tree sap. Once the stuff sets it looks like someone put super glue on your car.

Use some Cascade diswashing liquid mixed with hot water. It'll take a while, but it won't take any of the finish off the car like I'm worried Goo Gone might. I've done it many times.


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Jan 22, 3:49pm - #88242 
heat it up with a blow dryer or heatgun, then use your finger nail to lift up as much as you can.

After that, use some goo gone or bug and tar remover. thumbsup


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Jan 22, 4:51pm - #88243 
"mother's clay bar" will get it off


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Jan 22, 6:24pm - #88244 
Originally Posted by Steven
"mother's clay bar" will get it off

thats what i was gonna suggest

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Jan 22, 8:22pm - #88245 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
BugTar or GooGone, and a ton of luck!

Yes, GooGone is good!

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Jan 22, 10:19pm - #88246 
wow that sucks

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Jan 23, 1:04am - #88247 
if its a silicone type, then heat gun and then clay and then a coat of wax. if its super glue, then best of luck. use something like acethone or something.

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Jan 23, 1:33am - #88248 
Thats weak, some idiot had a lot of free time, hope you get it off

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Jan 23, 2:06am - #88249 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
heat it up with a blow dryer or heatgun, then use your finger nail to lift up as much as you can.

After that, use some goo gone or bug and tar remover. thumbsup

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Jan 23, 11:29am - #88250 
blow dryer and goo gone combo may work...

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Jan 23, 6:16pm - #88251 
I tried the blow dryer and fingernail thing,
it gets the more solid stuff off, but smugges in everything ur fingernail goes over!!! AHHHHH~~~
i'm going to have to go out and buy myself some goo gone or sumthing~~ cry cry cry

my poor car... she's probably hurting inside...

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Jan 23, 11:51pm - #88252 
i went to the store to get something that will take the crap off, like bug&tar remover,
but i think i'll take away my clear coat in the process so i'm going to go to a detailing shop and get some pro advice,

( i'm actually hoping they will get it off for me for free, cause it's only like 12cm (5") long...) thumbsup
wish me luck... happywink grin

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Jan 29, 9:39pm - #88253 
damn that sucks try alcohol or stain remOVAL GOOD LUCK

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Jan 29, 11:26pm - #88254 
same thing happened to my sister's car...she used silicone spray and just rubbed it off..it worked pretty good


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