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Old 10-06-2008
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Finally removed my pinstripes!

After years of being on this forum and reading about removing pinstripes I finally took the plunge, and every one is correct, it does look better.
I was sitting in my garage yesterday watching some football and the Phillies win, and of course drinking beer because that's when all me crazy ideas come to me, and I decided to do it.
Tried using a hair dryer but it wouldn't get the adhesive loose enough so I used a small propane torch on so low that any lower the flame would go out. Yeah I know every one is probably thinking I'm an idiot, which I won't argue with you about that, but it worked great. Couple hours later a 12 pack and some goo gone afterwards and it looks great. I feel like crap this morning sitting at work since I made another beer run after the 12 pack but it was well worth it. Finally purchased a clay bar to. I have yet to use it. Next weekend is looking good.
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im currently removing my "pinstripe flames" im using a pinstripe eraser. works great but the batterys on the drill hate it.
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nice!!

I JUST last night removed my barbed wire pinstripes...and absolutely love the look now. When I put them on like 4 years ago, everything matched...now i'm all dark and black looking, so silver stripes didn't really match anymore.
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im currently removing my "pinstripe flames" im using a pinstripe eraser. works great but the batterys on the drill hate it.
I seen that awhile back and decided not to use it for some reason.

The truck just has cleaner lines now without the stripes.
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no pics?
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no pics?
SOON!
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ya JT, post yours and ill post mine
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I'll be working late everyday this week so i won't be able to until this weekend. But I'll get them up.
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Yeah I just removed mine two days ago and I like it alot better.
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gonna go do this to my truck right now ha never noticed how gay they looked befor..
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eh just removed mine with a hair dryer took about 40 minutes looks alot better.
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looks so much nicer those flames looked horrible. who puts flames on a truck haha good choice on takin them off man :) how long did it take you anyways?
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probably bout an hour and a half with one of those pinstripe erasers that you put on the end of a drill. 3M makes a really good one. it doesnt damage the paint either.
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That looks darn good. I like that shade of blue.
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thanks man. its paint code k7, or bright atlantic blue. IMO a sweet factory color.
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yup love that color
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yup love that color
x2!

Not quite as good as KE lapis blue though!!

I wonder how close it is to lapis blue actually.
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Not quite as good as KE lapis blue though!!

I wonder how close it is to lapis blue actually.
Everyone knows sonic blue is the best
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everyone knows peanute butter and jelly is the best:)
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kyle, its not peanut butter and jelly time...
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Can't see them that well in these pics, taken at night.

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