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      04-12-2012, 05:09 AM   #1
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Will goo gone damage the clear coat?

I am told it won't, but I figured I would check with the "experts"

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      04-12-2012, 05:30 AM   #2
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Have you checked its MSDS?
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I've used it on clear coated wheels; worked out great
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It shouldn't, but I wouldn't let it sit on my paint on a hot day. That's how most people take off their emblems anyway.
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In my experience, goo-gone will not damage the paint if you use it sparingly. I assume that the only thing you need goo-gone for is to remove the leftover adhesive after debadging your car. I can't imagine any other use you might have for it that would require direct contact with paint.

goo-gone will strip wax though, so whichever panel you use it on, be sure to re-wax the surface.
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      04-13-2012, 05:10 AM   #6
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Thanks fellas. It is some stringy gummy black substance that oozed out of one of my hardtop sections onto the corner of the roof. Thankfully the car is black sapphire
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I haven't had any damage to my paint when using goo-gone. Immediately after I use it, I spray that area with water so there is absolutely no residue left behind. And if it's an area that I want wax on, I always wax it right away. You should be fine.
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