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matt_s 03-26-2006 11:23 PM

Removing graphics..
 
I will be removing my graphics in the next couple of weeks, they have been on for roughly 9 months, and im afraid there may be some fading from the sun underneath the vinyl. Do u guys think there will be fading after that length of time, and if so, is there something u can buy that will help against it. I heard meguires makes something... thanks for the help!

gearbox 03-26-2006 11:28 PM

do you wax your car regularly? if so, there may not be a problem. otherwise expect some fading. You can use meguiar's #7 show car glaze to put oils back in the paint and make it glossy. Then wax over it. That should help, but i can't think of a product specifically for that. or maybe its called colorX or something?

matt_s 03-27-2006 09:53 AM

alright that sounds good... and no not regularly.. maybe once or twice last summer .. i gotta look into this further.

soonercivic 03-27-2006 10:14 AM

Yeah, colorX would be your best bet. Depending on how much sun it's been exposed to, the fading should be minimal.

revautousa 04-03-2006 03:49 AM

There will probably be some fading, but you should be able to get it back to about 90% with the correct product / technique.

01civicexboy 04-03-2006 02:13 PM

To remove the graphics, use a hairdryer.....To remove the paste, GOO GONE....its good stuff...With the hairdryer, don't keep it on the surface too long...

soonercivic 04-04-2006 01:59 PM

....then use a quality polish and wax afterwards.....


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