Stuck in a sticky sticker situation

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  1. TheDeckKing

    TheDeckKing Read Only Funster

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    Meet Basil, Barry or the Bazmobile (name not yet finalised). We pick him up on Sunday. One of my first jobs is to get the sticker off the bonnet. Does anyone have any experience of doing this? It's a proper sticker not a vinyl.
     
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    Gently!! heat with a Heat gun the sort they burn paint off with.
    On the low setting, use a sharp knife/scrapper/w h y ! slowly loosen the end then using the heat, slowly peel off!

    Remember!!! Slowly slowly catchee monkey!
     
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    Wait till suebaz see the that reg number
     
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    Those trophy stickers on the front above the windscreen (Kangaroo, Deer or Bull (?) Horses and Riders) - did the former owner shoot them or run them over?
     
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  5. Ralph-n-Bev

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    I was always told a hairdryer on high did a good job. Got to be worth a try before a paint stripper heat gun !

    Anyway, what does the sticker say, I can't make it out ?
     
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    I'd agree with the heat gun on a low setting but then use thumb nail or a plastic scraper, rather than a metal knife, to avoid paint damage.
     
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    warm air is your friend, then teecut the whole bonnet or the shadow will always be there

    do it carefully and slowly though, as its easy to rip the top surface of paint off if its ever been repainted. use a sharpened credit card
     
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    Hair dryer will do it. Be very careful if you use anything metal to help it along. Finger nail or plastic is safer.
     
  9. TheDeckKing

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    Looking at some of the dents I'm guessing run over
     
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    Shirley-Mae. Might have to rename my daughter if it doesn't come off
     
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    Yep, what everyone else said about the sticker.

    On the other matter, my vote's for the Bazmobile.

    Steve :Smile:
     
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    A bigger sticker saying BAZ or BARRY or BAZMOBILE.

    no heat, no scraper. (y)
     
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    i agree with pappa saves alot of stress and does the job easily .
     
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