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Old 23-01-2009   #1
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1.2 gp black trim/side trim

i want to remove the black strips that are on the car. what is the best method to do this. i know its just glue but dont want to have marks or glue left showing as i am trying to do it without wasting to much ime they are crap. dont see the use of them.

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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

Use a credit card (or something similar!) to get underneath one of the ends and just peel it off. Might be an idea to use a hairdryer to soften the glue, this might help it all come off.

I just pulled mine off without a hairdryer and there were no marks left
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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

okay will try that out
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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

Heat them up first with a hairdryer or you can take your paint with them.
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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

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Heat them up first with a hairdryer or you can take your paint with them.



ideally warm them then dribble a bit of autoglym tar and glue remover in too to soften the glue up even more
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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

cool. will go buy some of that before i attempt it. what about a boiling kettle of water? mums got a crap hair dryer and my gf is a freak when it comes to using her hair dryer for other than drying your hair
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No dont use boiling water
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Re: 1.2 gp black trim/side trim

why is that?
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Boiling water and paint dont go together very well. You can try warm water but not boiling. Water wont be as effective as a hairdryer/heatgun though.
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