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AZ Pin-striping Removal?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by amaes, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Jun 11, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    amaes

    amaes [OP] Cuz Stock Sucks

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    I some pin-striping on my truck nothing super deep but its still there what is the best way to remove this?
     
  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:34 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Painted on or vinyl? They make a pin stripe remover wheel. If vinyl, just heat it up and peel.
     
  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    What about wet sanding and buffing. I think that'd be your best bet.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    chris4x4

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    He's talking about scratches in the clear coat.
     
  5. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    I think he means bush and branch scratches. :)
     
  6. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    My late father-in-law would get his (hunting) truck buffed out every year for like $80 or something and it would look great again...
     
  7. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    Will Prerunner

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    Just use a little polishing compound you can get it for a couple bucks. I do it by hand but it works better if you have a buffer. If they are deep and still arent coming out you can ue rubbing compound which is coarser. Just make sure not to push to hard.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    I got the truck Detailed today. THey got 90% of them off. The truck is the cleanest it has every been since it came off the showroom. She will me missed once she it gone. :(
     
  9. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    uh oh. Is someone attached?lol:eek:
     
  10. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    a little but I'm fine with selling it and doing a new one
     
  11. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    Yeah, it'd be more excited for a new one! :)
     
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