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Old 12-05-2010, 10:31 PM   #1
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Removing mirror covers

When I bought my truck the guy that had it before me placed a chrome insert on the front grill(which pops of no problem), chrome handle covers on the tailgate, and chrome mirror covers. See pictures bellow for examples. I decided to leave everything on when I bought the truck to see if it grew on me. Well after 3 months the handles have grown on me and the front cover has grown on me, but not the mirrors. I want these covers off. From what I can tell there is 3mm tape on the inside holding the mirrors on. How should I go about getting these off?? I do not want to ruin the paint and I want everything to look stock again.



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Old 12-05-2010, 10:33 PM   #2
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damn! thats alot of chrome, im not sure how to remove it but get rid of it ASAPP!!
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Old 12-05-2010, 10:36 PM   #3
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Yea, the handles are ok...they have kinda grown on me. But once I get the stupid mirror covers off I may take off the front piece and see how it looks!

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damn! thats alot of chrome, im not sure how to remove it but get rid of it ASAPP!!
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Old 12-05-2010, 10:38 PM   #5
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I thought about just pulling them right off, they are not on tight. Then using goo begone to get rid of the sticky!
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Old 12-05-2010, 11:10 PM   #6
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If they're not tight use the spray mentioned above as you're pulling them off. Literally simultaneously, to cut through the adhesive as its exposed
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Old 12-06-2010, 07:03 PM   #8
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Took the hair dryer to them and heated them up. Ran some fishing line around the back and they came off. I then used goo begone then some comment and mirrors look brand new!
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Old 12-09-2010, 07:31 PM   #9
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Will have pics of them off this weekend when it warms up!
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