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Old 03-06-2011, 06:50 PM   #1
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Question Issue with sticker removal

So I have a 2007 sahara unlimited and wanted to replace the sahara fender stickers with some other decals I purchased. I was able to get the left side off and cleaned up just fine. The ride side has become a different story. The decal came off just fine. However, where the decal was there seems to be almost and indent of the stickers outline. I have tried goo gone, and a few other things and it doesnt come off. This is not sticky at all, but you can easily catch your fingernail on it. What if anything can I do to get rid of this outline????

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:10 PM   #2
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My first thought would be wax build up. a good clay baring would take care of that.

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:15 PM   #3
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A very mild abrasive like Meguiar's Cleaner Wax should do it. It's the Swiss Army Knife of drive way detailing help.
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Yep clay bar and a bit of polish should fix it right up....
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Old 03-06-2011, 08:01 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone.....trying the clay bars.
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I used a heat gun on low to soften up the residue, then used brake cleaner and a cloth to wipe the gunk away. Couple coats of wax, and we're good as new. Use caution not to get brake cleaner on anything plastic, it will discolor!
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I use a gum rubber wheel in my air drill gets rid of the decal and the edge that seems to build up around the decal.
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3m pin stripe remover wheel, it's the best tool for removing stickers or decals.

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