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Old 07-03-2004, 23:18   #1 (permalink)
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Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Well guys after looking & looking at the new wagon I have decided on nice clean lines & the strips down the side just dont cut it ........

Is there a way of removing these & keeping the look nice & clean ........ How do I do it & what will I need??????



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Old 07-04-2004, 01:09   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Lisa, are your refering to the uppser stripes that run down the sides of the car?
If so, im pretty sure u can just peel them off. When i was looking at my EB, it had them and some of it was lifting at the front, i havent bothered to take it off, but im thinking it can be done quite easily.
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Old 07-04-2004, 01:55   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

hay
if u mean the pin stripes yes they can be easly removed
u will need a pin stripe remover a pannel supply shop will be abel to sell u one they are bout $20 retail u put them in a drill (it looks like a small buff wheel yellow/cream in coulor and feels like real hard fome)
, and just buff the stripe off !!!!!!!!!!! ATT THESE WHEELS CAN ONLY BE USED ON 2K PAINT !!!!!!!!!!!!! USE THEM ON 1K OR ENAMAL AND U WILL TAKE PAINT OFF so make sure u have 2K before u do it :)
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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Guys ...... I was being a bit more adventurous than that

I want to take off those big grey jobbies

The ones one the lower panel that go around the bumpers as well ........

Bit too adventurous ???????


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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Gulp..!!!

Heat them up with hairdrier or heat gun and pull them off..With two people

one with the gun and the other pulling the strip off...

Some turps or petrol etc to remove rest of glue...
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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Coolies .... and what should I expect under them apart fromthe glue ?????? will there be a huge indentation ??????




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Na paint..There is a grove where the plastic protector strips go..About 12mm deep...
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Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm Ok thanks ebxr8240 not sure if that will look worse or better :(

I wonder if anyone has attempted this or has any piccys of it ?????


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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon


is that what u want to do?

also, if it is, it won't come off the bumpers
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Re: Removal of strips on EBII wagon

Thats it, thanks John...... but I think I would have to get a bumper mod &/or other bumpers ..... I'm not keen on the strips there either :p

I will add that this will happen in time....... how much would you expect it to cost if I do it all myself ????

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