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      01-23-2006, 04:52 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by ksfrogman
I have both Goof Off and Goo Gone. My visor seems to be cloth, exactly the same texture and feel as the headliner material, and light gray in color.

Upon applying judicious amounts of Goof Off using a thin cloth towel, the label's adhesive began to dissolve, and the edges curled. The Goof Off smelled like lighter fluid. The black ink from the label edges did bleed onto the visor. I applied a little more Goof Off, and with some rubbing, more of the ink came off. However, more solvent was getting absorbed than the amount of ink removed. I then tried Fantastic (I'm thinking laundry stains here, not BMW visor), even Goo Gone, which smells like lemon.

I also have 3M adhesive remover, but for ink, I may even try hairspray (because of the alcohol content). In organic chemistry, we learned that like dissolves like, and I believe that I'm dealing mostly with ink, not adhesive.
So ksfrogman, how does it look?

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