Body side bump strips

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Body side bump strips

Post by Mark H » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:57 pm

Having thoughts on removing the side bump strips, what's the best method you guys have used.
- Would you be expecting the paint to be in good nick underneath ?
- What would you use to remove the old tape and residue ?

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Re: Body side bump strips

Post by unknownmale » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:06 am

Hairdryer or heat gun, use a trim tool or a plastic card to get underneath, then use a toffee wheel to remove the residue

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Re: Body side bump strips

Post by Jack92 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:16 am

Yep as above works well. Defo need the toffee wheel though. It does look better without in my opinion

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Re: Body side bump strips

Post by Eagle1 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:33 pm

Tar and glue remover soaked into it helps as well.



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Re: Body side bump strips

Post by moser » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:37 am

go easy on it and dont try to rip it off before its ready because it will take clear coat with it! Heat, toffee wheel and patience. Worth doing, really cleans up the overall look imo


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