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Easiest Way to Remove TRD Sticker?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by dysfunctnlretard, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Jul 5, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    Would like to remove the TRD Stickers from my truck, whats the easiest way to do it w.o scratching the paint?
     
  2. Jul 5, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    I believe most everyone just heats the sticker up with a hair dryer then peels the sticker off.... then use "goo-gone" to remove the residue (if any)
     
  3. Jul 5, 2009 at 11:03 PM
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    +1 on that. I used to detail cars, that is by far the safest and easiest method. Get it nice and toasty & it should peel off real easy... Also make sure to polish the area around it afterwards - underneath the sticker wil be all perfectly smooth, unlike the surround (tiny scratches from washing, brush, ect.) That'll make the removal flawless.:cool:
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 at 4:12 AM
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    Don't even need to heat it, though that does help.

    I did mine on a 70 degree overcast day...just get an edge started and they peel without any trouble. Goo gone, windex, whatever to clean up the residue. Just make sure you're not using something that's gonna strip your clearcoat/paint (i.e. no TURPENTINE).
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 at 4:18 AM
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    Yeah.....Florida heat warmed mine up enuf....but the hair dryer does help.

    I used a spray on carnauba cleaner/wax to take off the bit of residue.

    Best of luck...You'll like the result!!
     
  6. Jul 13, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    Are u talking about the 'tacoma' sticker on the side of the door? i want to get that removed too ---so hair dryer but what and how do i start peeling it off?!
     
  7. Jul 13, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    That's de-badging.

    Use heat + fishing line to cut the adhesive behind the badge.
     
  8. Jul 13, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    a heat gun or hair dryer.
    Start picking at it with your fingernail and pull.
    its very easy to do
     
  9. Jul 13, 2009 at 9:09 PM
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    A plastic razor blage helps a ton...I used one when debadging and removing the TRD stickers, then cleaned it all off with goo gone
     
  10. Jul 14, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    fingernails and goo gone.......its not that hard.....good luck and you'll find you're sweating over nothing. :)
     
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