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    Nicole? Papa?
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    Removing vinyl frame protector tape (Helicopter tape)???

    If it needs done, what's the best way to do it?

    Also, how to get off the sticky residue that's left over?

    Ta mucho!

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    I think a blow dryer will help you get the sheet up, and DT says he uses WD-40 to dissolve the residue.
    My video techniques can be found in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tscheezy
    I think a blow dryer will help you get the sheet up, and DT says he uses WD-40 to dissolve the residue.
    So simply spray onto the the tacky area and wipe off? Or spray onto a cloth and rub? Or, will either way work and I', just being pedantic?

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    I'd spray it directly on the goo, let it soak for a minute or two, wipe, repeat.

    You are particular, aren't you?
    My video techniques can be found in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tscheezy
    I'd spray it directly on the goo, let it soak for a minute or two, wipe, repeat.

    You are particular, aren't you?
    Bit of a perfectionist, I have to admit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeeTee
    If it needs done, what's the best way to do it?

    Also, how to get off the sticky residue that's left over?

    Ta mucho!
    I picked up a product at the hardware store called "Goo Gone" (it's a bottle of yellow-orange solvent with a citrus-ish smell) - it does a fantastic job of cleaning off adhesive residue.

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    Yes a heat source is best. Wd-40 and Goo Gone do work ok for removing adhesive residue. Rubbing alcohol will work for some residues as well but the best product out there is adhesive remover. Some Auto parts stores will have it but all Auto Paint supply houses stock it. The stuff is incredible. This is the stuff that is used to remove residue from stickers or vynel on cars. It is the safest and most powerfull stuff out there. Btw its also 100% safe for clear coated finishes.

    Crimson

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