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      04-27-2013, 06:11 PM   #1
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debadged... left residue

This year before I polished and klassed my car I decided to debadge my car. I am hashing hutch of a time getting all the residue off. I waited until after the wash to scrub this off thinking 30 min soaking world work. No go. Clay didn't help and I tried simple green, bit didn't leave it on there for any meaningful time because I was again it might hurt the paint. I've seen goo gone tarnish the hell out of other things I have used it on so I did not try that.

Any suggestions? Or just keep trying, as 30 min later it is 80% off so another 30 min and I might have it.

I am using a pc and menzernas ip to remove swirl marks, would that just do the trick right there?
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Any bug & tar remover spray works like a charm.. just try and not to overspray much on the plastic of the taillights or the bumper, as it's hard to get off and probably not good on the plastic. You might have to go a couple passes over, and you should let it soak a bit, and keep a towel to prevent it from dripping down.
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Stoner's Tarminator or 3m adhesive remover.

You may want to clean it up with some polish afterwards.
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      05-02-2013, 03:48 PM   #7

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Stoner's Tarminator or 3m adhesive remover.

You may want to clean it up with some polish afterwards.
I thought the common thing to use was goo gone. I was actually gna do it this weekend. Is goo gone not recommended?
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      05-02-2013, 04:45 PM   #8
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3M Adhesive Remover is your best bet. Do NOT use GOOF OFF like someone here mentioned.
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