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#1 Daelpix

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 05:35 PM

I've just washed and waxed my car (not that it needed it but I'm not going to leave it til it gets really mucky and tar accumulates on the paintwork.)

 

I've noticed that the 'Titanium' letters are coming off.

 

Any suggestions how to take them off fully?

I've read on the internet that I would need a hair dryer, but I don't have a cable long enough to reach my car. What else could I use?

 

All of the letters are loose and one letter I can just pull off leaving the glue attached to the car.

 

Do they leave holes?

 

 

I might just take them off and see how it looks without it and leave it as it is. Not sure yet.



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 06:09 PM

Dental floss to saw through the foam sticky pads.

They won't leave any holes, just clean the remaining sticky bits with lighter petrol or sticky stuff remover.



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 06:17 PM

Would Auto Glym Intensive Tar Remover be ok?

 

Since I can't use a hair dryer could I try pouring it (carefully) over the letters? Or would it damage the paintwork?



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 08:03 PM

Warm water might help instead.

As Stoney said, they're just stuck on - wee bit of dental floss and just remove the residue - I've heard tar remover works, but a drop of petrol is much easier.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 10:15 AM

Right, going to try this now.

 

Since I don't have any dental floss, I'll use fishing line. I'll try the tar remover



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 11:24 AM

I've taken the letters off and it was very easy to do. Washed the area, then waxed it.

 

I think I'll leave it as it is. I looks a little bare, but I'll leave it as it is for now.



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 08:48 PM

i want to put mine back on,as when i bought it the buggers had taken it off.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 02:00 PM

Where can you buy replacements?



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 04:05 PM

Where can you buy replacements?

 

Try this

http://www.ebay.co.u...s-/270784450491



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:30 PM

Try this

http://www.ebay.co.u...s-/270784450491

Thank you sir!!



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