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Old September 28th, 2012, 03:46 PM
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remove paint overspray from eyebrows?

Anyone have a good idea on how to remove paint overspray from sparkle eyebrows without destroying them? One of the bozo PO's masked the edge of the eyebrow but not the whole thing, so I have a clean edge against the body but overspray beyond where the tape was. Is there a solvent that won't attack the plastic? Sanding wrecks the finish. Tape pulled some off but not all. I've had the truck for a year and it didn't really bother me, but it looks stupid.
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Old September 28th, 2012, 04:23 PM
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Anyone have a good idea on how to remove paint overspray from sparkle eyebrows without destroying them? One of the bozo PO's masked the edge of the eyebrow but not the whole thing, so I have a clean edge against the body but overspray beyond where the tape was. Is there a solvent that won't attack the plastic? Sanding wrecks the finish. Tape pulled some off but not all. I've had the truck for a year and it didn't really bother me, but it looks stupid.

You might want to try some Goo-gone or Goof-off or other label adhesive remover. Like they say with any spot remover, test in an inconspicuous place first.

Believe it or not, I've also had luck with plain ol' WD-40 and some fine steel wool.
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Old September 28th, 2012, 04:29 PM
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I read the subject and just laughed....
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Old September 30th, 2012, 07:44 PM
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My wheel arches were looking so bad from years of UV fading, I just ended up taking them off the truck, lightly sanding, and actually painting them. I put on a couple coats of satin black and have been surprised how well they turned out and have held up for three years.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 06:02 PM
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How exactly are eyebrows held in place? Clips, screws? Easy off easy on?

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Old December 25th, 2012, 06:19 PM
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They are held on by plastic rivets. The rivet has a central rod that gets pushed in and it splays the back of the rivet. Part number is afu1075.

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Old December 25th, 2012, 06:22 PM
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You can use a small screwdriver to punch the central rod through and then the rivet will come out. You can put them back in if you reset the rod so it sticks out the front of the rivet.

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Old December 25th, 2012, 06:29 PM
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How exactly are eyebrows held in place? Clips, screws? Easy off easy on?

Thanks

------ Follow up post added December 25th, 2012 06:30 PM ------

Ignore the repost.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 06:47 PM
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RovahFarm has the best price On those clips.
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Old December 25th, 2012, 07:28 PM
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How many are they per corner?
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Old December 26th, 2012, 04:32 AM
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Appears to be 12-14 per corner plus you will probably mash 1-2 until you get into the swing of fitting them.

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Old December 26th, 2012, 08:23 AM
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Recall its 56 total
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A friend of mine runs a land rover / range rover specialty repair shop. Based on his experience, they are capable of stopping anywhere, anytime, at any cost.

I don't know about the brakes, only their unreliability.
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Old December 26th, 2012, 09:05 AM
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Try simple green and a soft brush. Spray it on and let it soak in for a a few min then spray another coat on and scrub it and rinse before it dries.
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