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removing rear diff locker sticker

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by TACK, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    TACK

    TACK [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Today I peeled off the stupid warning sticker on the inside of the driver's door for the rear diff lock. I had heard from many people on here and other forums that it comes off with no problems and doesn't leave a residue.

    It left a patch of dullness behind...no matter what I try it won't come off. When I slide my finger over it, it feels like sticker residue. I've tried Goo Gone (multiple applications), but nothing makes a difference. :mad:
     
  2. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    i wouldnt.......
     
  3. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    snowgod06

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    may sound weird but try peanut butter. We use it when we run out for GoJo to clean up after cutting wood.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Never heard of that one , we use butter to remove pitch , I gotta try peanut butter next time ! Lol
     
  5. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    If its not too slimy I use an eraser.
     
  6. Feb 26, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    crap bolted and welded together....
    Yea, works GREAT to get pitch off. Plus, its handy to make a PB&J lol
     
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    Haha
     
  8. Feb 26, 2011 at 7:34 PM
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    I tried peanut butter and it actually did help. [​IMG] If you run your hand over the area it still feels kind of sticky, but at least you can't really see the distinct shape of the sticker anymore.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    Now try apple butter.
     
  10. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Salt free butter and kerosene?
     
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    isnt peanut butter the old trick for getting gum out of your hair?
     
  12. Feb 27, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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    Autozone sells a brake cleaner that will remove this instantly. It has the smell of an electronics cleaner for some reason. I removed 3000 asset tages of computers with this stuff after trying everything else under the sun. I had used it in the past and the only way I could find it again was to walk into Autozone and spray each can onto a paper towel :p I believe it was a red and white can. When you're finished, clean off your brakes.

    It might be the Brakleen stuff actually
     
  13. Feb 27, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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    I suggest lighter fluid. I use it all the time to get rid of the glue left behind by stickers or what ever. But I would try it in a unseen spot 1st cause it can sometimes damage plastics.
     
  14. Feb 27, 2011 at 7:21 AM
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  15. Feb 27, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    TACK

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    I had a can of Brakleen in my garage. It definitely made a difference!

    Thanks for all of the suggestions, everyone.
     
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