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dealer sticker removal

on the truck that i just bought there is a sticker from the dealer on the tail gate. i do not want it there but also do not want to wreck the paint. are there any tips on how to take it off. i heard peel it off then spray stoner tar and bug remover and it should be fine but idn what do u guys think?
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is it a plastic emblem style? or those vinyl stickers? either way hairdryer to ease it up then use your fingernail to lift it off... and you can use that remover stuff...or WD40
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heatgun,but dont get to close.
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it is a vinyl and i think i might take a heat gun on a low temp to it for a min to soften up the glue some
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how long has it been there?

i was lucky drove mine home and removed all the decals that day so they did not have a good chance to bond

but heat would be your best bet
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well i had one on my 93 when i bought it, it was from the dealer that the guy bought it new.. took heaed gun took it off and took some wd-40 removed the glue.. washed the area then scratch-x'ed it and she was good as new...
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its about 7 years old its a 98 i think it should come off just fine i just didnt want to take a chance of taking it off and there being an outline or something. well i got a lil project for me tmrw thanks guys for the help ill let u kno how it went
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if it leaves glue behind you can use lacquer thinner or mineral spirits to take it off.
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good luck, and take your time...
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I used my finger nail. Now when I removed my stock 'EDGE' decals I had to use a dryer and all of my finger nails.
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honestly you cant screw this up... i had a heat gun on my fenders for like 10 minutes form about 3 inchs taking my emblems off and the truck was fine.... just heat it up for a min and peel, no fenese needed
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By a can of stuff called sticker shock form autozone and all you have to do is spary it on and the sticker will come right off
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you can get sticker shock for free at any new car dealership, just walk around the lot
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you can get sticker shock for free at any new car dealership, just walk around the lot
LMAO
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you can get sticker shock for free at any new car dealership, just walk around the lot
true true, hahaha
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You're lucky you just have a sticker. My truck had a emblem DRILLED into the tailgate. I removed it, and I had two big holes in my gate.

I went in and told them I wanted a new tailgate. They settled for sending it to the body shop and filliong and painting over the holes.

Damn Phil Long Ford...
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i got the sticker off and u cant even tell it was there. thanks for the help
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you want to use a heat gun if you have an opportunity too and a plastic rasor blade.then lacquer thiner to take the rest of the goo off.
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