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Old March 4th, 2011, 06:02 PM
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So I got this sticker just above the badge that tthePO put on. Took me 2 months to figure out its not paint peeling....its a sticker of hawaii...so its like a bunch of stickers of each island. Its gay. Really gay. And I want it gone, but it wont come off. What should I use? Goo gone? Trying to not harm the paint.
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Old March 4th, 2011, 06:12 PM
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Try a hair dryer first. Goo Gone should take care of what's left. I've heard of folks using lighter fluid, paint thinner, etc but like you I'd be afraid of ruining the paint finish.
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Old March 4th, 2011, 06:35 PM
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Without making any comment about the sexual orientation of the board member that placed them there I can tell you the stickers all over the front fenders of my 90 when I got it werent my thing either.

http://rides.webshots.com/photo/2902...84629383ZxQpZo

Sprayed some adhesive remover on them on a warm day and they peeled off. No damage to the paint.
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Old March 4th, 2011, 06:46 PM
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John, I was just about to make a Jeep comment but I'll abstain this time.

Definitely try the hairdryer and a plastic putty knife. You can also try PB blaster on the adhesive. It works pretty well. Just make sure to wash the paint well after applying it.
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Old March 4th, 2011, 06:53 PM
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This is pre wrangler flares so feel free to comment. No more free drinks at Roosterfish for you!

A putty knife on paint doesnt sound like a good idea does it?
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Old March 4th, 2011, 07:11 PM
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When I was working in a Government body shop we used paint thinner and a razor blade to take off letterings on truck. Be careful but, usually it's a simple job to do and the clear should protect against the paint thinner.
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there is a product used on Vessels called Sticker On ( for placing a decal ) and Sticker Off for removal, it is dafe for the surface finish and available at any Boat store or Jet Ski place ( obviously online as well )
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Old March 4th, 2011, 07:44 PM
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I had pretty good luck with 3M adhesive remover.
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Old March 4th, 2011, 08:06 PM
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there is a product used on Vessels called Sticker On ( for placing a decal ) and Sticker Off for removal, it is dafe for the surface finish and available at any Boat store or Jet Ski place ( obviously online as well )
pretty sure I saw this on the shelf at West Marine in Alexandria when I was there last week. works great...I'd probably try good old heat first though
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heat really helps remove stickers. I pulled the pinstripes off of my honda last summer, i parked it in the sun and they came right off. goo gone is good stuff I have used it on everything I have not harmed any paint yet.
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Some clown put stickers on mine too. I used WD-40 and a credit card to get mine off. Worked great.
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This is pre wrangler flares so feel free to comment. No more free drinks at Roosterfish for you!

A putty knife on paint doesnt sound like a good idea does it?
What do you mean pre-wrangler? When did you get a Defender?

A plastic putty knife is pretty safe. No way would I use metal ones on a Defender...a Jeep on the other hand...
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