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Old 07-02-2010, 08:54 AM
93stranger 93stranger is offline
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Default Removing pinstripes

Whats the easiest way to take the pinstriping off my truck? Cheap and effective would be great
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:02 AM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

For regular pinstripes go to walmart buy Xtreme goo gone spray, its an adhesive remover. Spray the whole stripe, let it soak in about 5-10 mins then wipe it off with a terry cloth towel. If it doesn't come off with the first swipe. just keep spraying it and let it soak til it wipes off clean. The goo gone is about 4.00 for the spray can, Cheapest way to take it off!!
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:19 AM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

Park your truck out in the direct sunlight on a really hot day. Then around 5 o'clock just go over and start peeling it with your finger nail. It will come off no problem. Then you'll just need to find something to get the old glue off. In my case, I just clay barred that area and then waxed it.
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Old 07-02-2010, 12:29 PM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

3m makes an eraser wheel that you put on a drill and itll take them right off, but a blow dryer and goo gone will take them off no problem.
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Old 07-02-2010, 12:36 PM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

Be careful if you use a blow dryer, it can blister your paint if you stay on one spot for too long.

I removed mine by parking in the sun and getting them started with my fingernail, then pulling off the stripe the rest of the way. I either used clay bar or polishing compound, followed by wax to remove the glue.
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:50 PM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

Cool thanks fella's
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Old 07-03-2010, 09:06 PM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

i used an eraser wheel to get rid of this huge like 1 inch wide stripe that went down the whole length of the truck and it took me id say an hr a side but that wheel takes off the stripe and the adhesive underneath it its awesome it can even take of that stupid tar thing that 2nd gens have on he back fenders
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:22 PM
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Default Re: Removing pinstripes

Heat gun or hairdryer to soften it, then just peel it right off, then goo gone the remains!
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