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debadging question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by johnsmith195011, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    johnsmith195011

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    So picture number 2 shows what used to be on my truck. Picture number 1 shows the crap that won't come off now that I "fishlined" the letters off. I've tried paint thinner, goo gone and acetone. I was thinking it might buff out. Anybody got any suggestions?

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  2. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    dude the same thing happened to Cmacks 1999 Taco...that shit was just embedded into the paint and we never could get it off....we tried everything, even took it by a local detailing shop and had them give it wack...NOTHING! Just put the badges back on using that industrial 3M double sided tape :eek:
     
  3. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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    I would try rubbing compound. I think you are going to have shadows as they have been on so long.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    yeah, i'm not expecting perfection... I just want it to look better. I'll try rubbing compound
     
  5. Jun 17, 2011 at 11:12 AM
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    AeroCooper

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    You could get some sockmonkey decals to put over it. Or buff it and repaint that section with touch up paint.
     
  6. Jun 17, 2011 at 2:26 PM
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    i use a bug and tar remover for anything stubborn....it seems to work pretty good.
     
  7. Jun 17, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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  8. Jun 17, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    i was readin another thread with basically the same question and they said clay bar it... i'm thinkin bout doin the same thing.
     
  9. Jun 18, 2011 at 7:13 AM
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    Rubbing compound definately worked! Thanks for the advice, my truck looks much better.
     
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