how to remove vent visors?

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by dabadas, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. dabadas

    dabadas Member

    i have a vent visor thats broken and was wanting to know how to remove the two sided tape without damaging my paint? any ideas? thanks

    99'HEARTBEAT MODERATOR Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    One of the Quickest & Safest ways to remove Adhesive without Damaging your paint is with a 3-M Eraser Wheel.You can buy them at Most Auto Stores.
  3. Mean_Green_95

    Mean_Green_95 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    If u use the eraser wheel, don't use any pressure. The wheel will do all the work. If u put any pressure, it could burn through the paint.
  4. Viper

    Viper Rockstar 100 Posts

    heat gun as well will help remove the adhesive
  5. 93 Burboun

    93 Burboun New Member

    I used some goo gone and a straight razor. just be careful. came off like hot butter.
  6. XS ive

    XS ive Rockstar 100 Posts

    WD-40 will also remove glue
  7. dabadas

    dabadas Member

    how about denatured alcohol have to get from behind the counter at drug store
  8. dsrtne1

    dsrtne1 Epic Member 5+ Years 100 Posts

    Be careful with that...It's used to remove tint off of taillights. I wouldn't let that get near my paint.
  9. PapaJ

    PapaJ New Member

    Please don't put alcohol, wd-40, or other harsh chemicals on your paint. The best way to remove the glue is to use a heat gun and be really patient. Don't get it so hot it melts. After you get the big pieces off, use a 3m buffing wheel. As previously stated, don't use pressure with it, just let the wheel and your drill do the work. Again, patience is a must. I worked in a body shop for 3 years and saw a lot of paint ruined. If it's a factory paint job, it shouldn't be a problem though.

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