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Thread: How to remove to thin plastidip?

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    Default How to remove to thin plastidip?

    Hey guys,

    has anyone have this problem before, normaly it should peel of like vinyl but

    i think they only sparyed on layer...

    I have two borbet type a which are painted with that stuff, but i can't get it off...

    I tried WD40, brakecleaner and a big presure washer, this is how far i got:




    I placed the jet on the rim, nothing...

    I don't want to try something aggressive, they're almost like new underneath...


    I just noticed this is my 666th post.., is that a sign...
    Last edited by OrangeBlue; 04-23-2014 at 02:30 PM.

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    Have you tried the gel or spray on paint remover? It doesn't damage chrome, I don't know about polish. Easy Off oven cleaner may work as well.
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    Grab a can or two and lay on a couple thick coats. That should let you peel it off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apt9 View Post
    Have you tried the gel or spray on paint remover? It doesn't damage chrome, I don't know about polish. Easy Off oven cleaner may work as well.
    No haven't tried that but i'll try the over cleaner this weekend.

    I don't know how strong the original borbet paint is, if the oven clean doesn't do anything
    i'll try paint remover...

    Thanks.

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    Is it chrome under there? If it's polished aluminum, I'd be very cautious about oven cleaner - sodium hydroxide reacts readily with aluminum, and will leave pits in the surface.

    EDIT: This is probably a stupid idea, since that's mostly the kind of ideas I have, but have you thought about spraying more PlastiDip on the surface? If it'll stick to the existing layer, it might peel off in a sheet.
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    WD40.

    Is works 99% of the time on thin plastidip. Just spray it on and let it sit for like 5 minutes, then start wiping.

    I don't think it will damage the paint at all.

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    goo-gone.
    Same as WD40. Let sit for a few minutes and it wipes right off.
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    ive used a pressure washer. works quite well.

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    Yeah just use a pressure washer. Crap will come right off.

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    Duct tape? I've used it to peel paint off parts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pDubs View Post
    Yeah just use a pressure washer. Crap will come right off.
    Sorry for bumping such an old thread but what type of pressure washer do you use for such a purpose? If I am going to buy a new one, which flow rate is better?

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