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    Ive searched this folks and a member said he guessed using a hairdryer and loads of time would do it. Then the OP said hed removed them but never said how!

    These have 99% been on the e28 since new so 25 years.

    I think they dont suit the car so really want them off. Any advice appreciated guys.

    The cars red so would be a different shade behind the stripes? Ill post a pic later if thats needed.

    cheers, watty
     
     

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    I have removed these before yes and I used a paint stripper gun carefully!

    The paint will almost definetely be a different colour behind so some polishing/buffing may need to be performed.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronnie View Post
    I have removed these before yes and I used a paint stripper gun carefully!

    The paint will almost definetely be a different colour behind so some polishing/buffing may need to be performed.
    Honestly Ronnie?

    Dont think id trust myself with that like...
     
     

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    Used a heat gun, same as Ronnie says, to remove decals off some works vans, worked a treat, just used it on its lowest setting.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martyn D. View Post
    Used a heat gun, same as Ronnie says, to remove decals off some works vans, worked a treat, just used it on its lowest setting.
    Cheers Martyn ill try that then

    Thought Ronnie was pullin my leg lol
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by watty17 View Post
    Cheers Martyn ill try that then

    Thought Ronnie was pullin my leg lol
    Used this one....not to expensive, works a treat for my bit of carbon wrapping aswell.

    http://www.screwfix.com/p/direct-pow...gun-240v/89200
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martyn D. View Post
    Used this one....not to expensive, works a treat for my bit of carbon wrapping aswell.

    http://www.screwfix.com/p/direct-pow...gun-240v/89200
    Perfect cheers, cheaper than i thought as well
     
     

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    Use the misses hair dyer and it cost feck allthumbsup
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJB328i View Post
    Use the misses hair dyer and it cost feck allthumbsup
    If you reckon thats hot enough ill try that first then Ralph

    Be good to see her face when i ask her for a shot, im the same as you in the hair department
     
     

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    Well i got the heat gun Martyn D put me onto and i was thinking of using an old card to remove the lines, would that be ok?

    cheers, watty
     
     

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