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Delta 09-19-2010 09:14 PM

Jesus fish removal
 
This is a serious question. My beautiful wrangler has had one of those silver Jesus fishes on the back of it for probably five years now, thank you dude who owned it before me.

Not that I hate Jesus or hate fish, but I really don't like any stickers or whatevers on my car. Was wondering if anyone has any idea if I pry it off tomorrow if it is going to take paint chips with it? Would rather leave it for five more years than ruin the paint.

Love,
Delta

billyb 09-19-2010 09:18 PM

Pray? :confused:

Just kidding. I think they sell sticker remover at auto parts stores, I would try some of that.

InfernoGirl 09-19-2010 09:20 PM

Dental floss and goo gone automotive, or lighter fluid. Slice it off with the floss, then clean up the residue. Wash, wax, good as new... :)

WellsR 09-19-2010 09:44 PM

Gas works. I used that to get the lame stickers of mine when I got it. Dip a rag into you law mower or something the scrub at it. Try to peel it off then get the left over residue with a little more gas

Delta 09-19-2010 09:53 PM

It's a pretty big chunk of metal, wouldn't be too worried about peeling a sticker off with solvent. I like the dental floss idea, thanks everyone.

Fweaky 09-19-2010 10:16 PM

Holy water

GatorDeve86 09-19-2010 10:28 PM

fishing line works good... i hate badges on cars i've removed every one i've owned... clean it up with some goo gone and elbow grease

whiteyj 09-19-2010 10:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Fweaky (Post 779422)
Holy water


You sir are going straight to hell...........:flipoff:

IndyJeepMan 09-19-2010 10:45 PM

Hair drier. Itll come off easily.

s3nt3nc3d 09-19-2010 10:54 PM

WD-40 works really well...saturate it and let it soak in for a couple hours. Spray it again. Then use one of the above methods for removing it...I like the dental floss/fishing line idea in conjunction with something to loosen the adhesive up.

jayc 09-19-2010 11:10 PM

isnt that some sort of sacralige in one form or another. I think if you do that you're gonna get some bad juju.

Fweaky 09-19-2010 11:16 PM

Heat will soften the glue and make it easier to remove. Since your probably going to burn in Hell for removing it should pop right off.

terminator012 09-19-2010 11:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Delta (Post 779318)
This is a serious question. My beautiful wrangler has had one of those silver Jesus fishes on the back of it for probably five years now, thank you dude who owned it before me.



Love,
Delta

Save it, with the way things are going, you may be proud to have it..........soon

NAVYCHIEF 09-19-2010 11:41 PM

try "fishbegone"

jcf 09-19-2010 11:54 PM

You can't take it off now, once them things are there, they have to stay or you will be kicked in the head by a long nosed yak

BIG MACK 09-20-2010 12:06 AM

leave it or you will be headed for some bad luck trust me i speak from experience

bwdenman 09-20-2010 12:28 AM

Anybody who can't figure out how to take a sticker off shouldn't be driving a jeep.

KBR97 09-20-2010 10:10 AM

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Originally Posted by bwdenman (Post 779571)
Anybody who can't figure out how to take a sticker off shouldn't be driving a jeep.

He's right you know. There is a pre requisite to owning a Jeep, and that is sticker removal. :rolleyes:


I like the holy water idea, but if that doesnt work...Try some fishing line to cut underneath it and then some laquer thinner or gasoline to remove any left over glue. :firedevil::firedevil::firedevil:

ParaCAD 09-20-2010 10:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Delta (Post 779318)
This is a serious question. My beautiful wrangler has had one of those silver Jesus fishes on the back of it for probably five years now, thank you dude who owned it before me.

Not that I hate Jesus or hate fish, but I really don't like any stickers or whatevers on my car. Was wondering if anyone has any idea if I pry it off tomorrow if it is going to take paint chips with it? Would rather leave it for five more years than ruin the paint.

Love,
Delta


I've seen other jesus fish grow legs before...maybe it'll just walk off one day.

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I think the best advice is probably the fishing line / dental floss idea. it'll cut right through that foam sticky backing.

Dr. Venture 09-20-2010 10:16 AM

Use a hair dryer to get it nice and hot to be able to peel it off. If any access glue stays on just use something to wipe it away or just use your finger to create that friction to rub it off. Thats what i did to a few badges that someone left on mine.

jgano23 09-20-2010 10:25 AM

you are talking about the plastic kind, right? those things can be harder to get rid of than herpes.try the dental floss idea, if that is giving you a herd time hit the plaque with a blow dryer to soften up the adhesive, then try the dental floss again. goof-off or goo gone will remove the left over adhesive with out harming the paint. good luck.

jayc 09-20-2010 10:27 AM

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Originally Posted by ParaCAD (Post 779874)
I've seen other jesus fish grow legs before...maybe it'll just walk off one day.

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I think the best advice is probably the fishing line / dental floss idea. it'll cut right through that foam sticky backing.

:rofl: Way to tie religon in with Darwinism.

KBR97 09-20-2010 10:33 AM

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Originally Posted by jgano23 (Post 779898)
those things can be harder to get rid of than herpes.

and you know this how?? :eek:

jgano23 09-20-2010 10:35 AM

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Originally Posted by KBR97 (Post 779912)
and you know this how?? :eek:

;)





:flipoff:

minigfather 09-20-2010 10:43 AM

after you get it off with the fishing line or floss and you still have trouble getting the glue off they sell plastic razor blades that you can scrape off the left over gunk with. i get mine at Auto Zone. I used to detail cars and thats what i used to do.

NAVYCHIEF 09-20-2010 10:49 AM

replace it with a pentegram

jgano23 09-20-2010 10:51 AM

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Originally Posted by minigfather (Post 779942)
after you get it off with the fishing line or floss and you still have trouble getting the glue off they sell plastic razor blades that you can scrape off the left over gunk with. i get mine at Auto Zone. I used to detail cars and thats what i used to do.

ooh, how appropriate. :D

rogertc1 09-20-2010 04:16 PM

You could cut it out and then pop rivit and bondo a patch in it.

WellsR 09-20-2010 04:17 PM

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Originally Posted by rogertc1 (Post 780470)
You could cut it out and then pop rivit and bondo a patch in it.

Thats a little over board :blunt:

teknoid 09-20-2010 06:22 PM

The hair dryer trick works. The first thing I do when I get a new vehicle is remove the dealer sticker. They don't pay for advertising, so they don't get it free.

If the heat won't work, you could always super glue a hook to it.


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