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debadging damage

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by tisher49, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    tisher49

    tisher49 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I debadged my taco. It looks great...from a distance...without any sun on it lol. I don't know if I did something wrong but you can still see the outline of the letters and I don't want to put anymore elbow grease into it because as you can see it already looks like I managed to scuff up the paint. Any ideas on what I can do?

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  2. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    PatHLC128

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    did u use anything like goo gone? that worked for me. also, where in westchester are you?
     
  3. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:22 AM
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    I had the same issues...go down and get some Maguiars Paint Cleaner and buff the area really well and then wax the hell outta it! A powered buffered would be ideal rather than doing it by hand
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    The outline will go away and look good as new :cool:
     
  4. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    tisher49

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    yeah i used goof off. I know a lot of people have used the goo gone and I haven't seen anyone have this problem. It looks like the goof off messed up the paint and i dont wanna make it any worse. I'm in Pound Ridge. Good to see another TW member in the area. You know any good places to take the taco off road around here?
     
  5. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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    tisher49

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    great I'll have to pick some up. Thanks for the advice.
     
  6. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    Sure man :)
     
  7. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    ha, i was gonna ask you the same thing. i havent been able to find any legal places in westchester, id think there would be places up near you if anything.
     
  8. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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    tisher49

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    yeah in high school we used to go out into this one guys fields but we got caught lol...the best Ive found are dirt roads but they get old
     
  9. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    shit...i cant even find dirt roads down here in white plains...
     
  10. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    It must suck. I am moving to Tully, NY soon. looks promising. If not I am at least closer to Rausch Creek than I was when I lived in Watertown.
     
  11. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    the good ones I've been on are all in bedford, beford hills and mt. kisco so not too far from you. Succabone and mcclain are the 2 of em. I really wanna steal one of the succabone signs...gets me every time
     
  12. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    nice I've never been to rausch creek...looks awesome tho
     
  13. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    true, i missed the last two rausch creek meets but we should do one sometime soon. just gotta get some sliders first.
     
  14. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    I just used "Goo Off" thinking it was "Goo Gone" on a plastic roof rack wind fairing to get some sticker adhesive off. Took the glue, and half the wind fairing with it. Just about melted a hole right through the plastic. I hope it did not hurt your paint to bad. :eek:
     
  15. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    i bought my truck in mt kisco, not too familiar with the area though. they do have that sweet indoor go karting place though.
     
  16. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    True!
     
  17. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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    damn that sucks, i think goof off must be more concentrated than goo gone or something...yeah i'm hoping that too...i was gonna debadge my doors but after seeing what it did to my tailgate i'm holdin off for now.
     
  18. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    yeah i havent been there but i heard its a good time...someone told me they serve booze there but i can't imagine drunk go karting would end well
     
  19. Jan 16, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    False!:D
     
  20. Jan 16, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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    Just as an FYI...WD-40, with a little more elbow grease, will take off any badge residue and will not hurt paint or plastic.
     
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