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Old 10th January 2015, 10:50   #31
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For removing stickers try using some rubbing alcohol. It should dissolve the glue and the sticker should come off easily. The film won't be destroyed and the alcohol will simply evaporate.
Rubbing alcohol is Iso-propanol.

If you are legal (no film) then another thing I have used successfully is Diesel.

I will say in order, Colin, Iso-propanol, and diesel.
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Isn't acetone (nail-polish remover) known to destroy the paint?
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Well it is technically paint remover (of the nail variety) but using a small dab on a cotton ball is pretty safe. Like I said before, if you do use it, don't rub vigorously. I've removed a T-BHP sticker off the bootlid using this without harming the paint.

You won't really find anything effective that isn't harmful to paint in some way. Just be careful and you'll be fine.
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Need help with the following. Sorry for the close up pic. There simply was no other way.

1) To remove the dealer's sticker I used nail polish remover. And the result, as you can see, is not satisfactory. There are still traces of the sticker which I am unable to scrub.

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2) The tilted Moon-and-Venus formation of black dots is from Feviquick. How can I remove this?

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Old 9th October 2015, 17:19   #34
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Hi,

Need help with the following. Sorry for the close up pic. There simply was no other way.

1) To remove the dealer's sticker I used nail polish remover. And the result, as you can see, is not satisfactory. There are still traces of the sticker which I am unable to scrub.

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2) The tilted Moon-and-Venus formation of black dots is from Feviquick. How can I remove this?
Have you arrived at any solution yet?

Try using diesel for the same.
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Old 10th October 2015, 07:44   #35
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For general sticker removals:
If you have available or can get access to, a few squirts of WD40 removes stickers and sticker goo very effectively.
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Old 10th October 2015, 08:51   #36
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What I did once was go to a local numberplate guy. He had a heat gun. Just asked him to help me remove a couple of stickers. He gladly pointed the gun at the stickers for 4-5 secs and peeled them off clean. A little residue was left, but removed with soapy water.
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Guys i know my question is not exactly related to this thread but i couldnt find any other thread for it.
I just bought a RalliArt sticker made of Steel for my xuv. However it has a normal double sided tape with it so i know it would not stick to boot of my xuv. So i was thinking of pasteing it with Feviquick for a permanent solution. So would feviquick work in this situation? I dont want that after sometime it falls off or someone forcebly removes it then it might harm the paint too. Any suggestions?
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So i was thinking of pasteing it with Feviquick for a permanent solution. So would feviquick work in this situation?
Feviquick will ruin your car paint. Overtime, even Feviquick will give up too, and so will the paint area. IMO, don't use it. Use 3M double sided tape. However, someone can easily lift it off.
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I bought the following and stickers are no more a problem:

http://bringingbest.in/index.php?rou...product_id=231

http://bringingbest.in/index.php?rou...product_id=233

not affiliated to any brand/seller - just a happy end user.
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Feviquick will ruin your car paint. Overtime, even Feviquick will give up too, and so will the paint area. IMO, don't use it. Use 3M double sided tape. However, someone can easily lift it off.
Thats what i am scared off. Well i have dropped the idea of feviquick and went with 3m tape that came with it. Heres how it looks. Goes with name too 😀
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Have you arrived at any solution yet?

Try using diesel for the same.
No. I tried with petrol. And then, tried with nail polish remover. It's not softening at all, the glued plastic spider wing. I gave up.:thumbdown:

Can I paint over it. Just few daubs of white paint may be.
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I had a mobile-holder fitted to the front windshield for quite sometime, one day when I removed it I noticed these dark brown spots. I tried using water to rub it off but they do not seem to go away. Now that i have removed the holder, these spots are an eye-sore.

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I avoided using any chemical cleaners as my car has got a UV protection film applied on the glass. Is there any safe way to try and remove these spots without harming the UV film?


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Instead of using some fancy solvents like acetone or iso propanol I used a little gin soaked in a cloth duster and easily scrubbed off the adhesive - 10 mins. You can use vodka but it's more expensive. Cost Rs 5.
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