[urq] Sticker time
thatcher.hubbard at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 19:42:48 EDT 2007
I don't know about the paint on the quattro, but I've had good luck
with Citrasolve for removing stuff from car paint without screwing it
I bought a new Mazda 5 last year as a runabout car. It's a cheap car,
and it's not got the best paint on it. The day after I bought it, I
was following a guy who somehow managed to have a spray can of white
paint fall out of his pickup bed and then explode all over the front
of my new car (graphite grey).
The dealership recommended the Citrasolve, and it worked great to
remove the paint, and I've also had good luck with removing bugs and
tar with it too. I think it's key to wash any area you've used it on
right away though.
On 8/18/07, j.koenig <koenigj at comcast.net> wrote:
> From everything I've heard, your best bet is a hairdryer/heat-gun, a gentle touch and lots
> of patience. I'd avoid solvents, except perhaps as a way to (very cautiously) remove the
> remainders of the adhesive. Good luck.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Quattro" <quattro at strubranch.com>
> To: <urq at audifans.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2007 12:15 PM
> Subject: [urq] Sticker time
> I have obtained the door rings and rear Audi and quattro decals to upgrade
> the exterior appearance of my 83. Can anyone give me any advice as to how
> to remove the existing, 24 year old originals? I would like to do as little
> damage to the paint as possible, and am not ready to repaint. Is there some
> sort of solvent or heat combination that will safely remove them?
> 83 Alpine White
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