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Old 10-09-2010, 04:52 PM
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Well I asked about removing this stuff earlier this summer. I finally got around to working on it today. The stuff is glued on, not put on with double sided tape. So I was trying to heat it with a hair dryer and work it off of the body of the truck. It did heat the cladding pretty well but there was paint coming off sooo I stopped for now. Any and all suggestions are welcomed.
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Use fishing line or real strong floss to get the molding off. The use the eraser in this link to get rid of the adhesive.

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Sounds like structural adhesive was used vs. tape. That's gonna be a tough one.

Try googling up structural adhesive remover and see if anything pops up you can use.
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Thanks RB..Maddog. Yea it is I worked it a little more and damn.. got serious paint removal going on. Pretty much what I was afraid of...a mess.
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paint removal? has your truck been in a wreck before? used an epoxy or acrylic to glue pieces back on?

3m adhesive remover and an eraser wheel will make the normal double sided tape come off easy
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Yea I know it will take the tape off but this stuff is glued on. And yea it was in a wreck although you would never know it now. I was slowyly and carefully working so as to not go too far and my kid grabs a corner and pulls...I'm like STOP! Man he made me a mess.
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