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Old 12-14-2014, 12:27 PM   #1
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Any tips for removing adhesive residue from sticker?

I pulled the dealer sticker off of the rear of my TT and it left a really sticky, ugly adhesive residue. I'm wondering if there are tips to soften and remove the adhesive residue without causing damage to the finish.
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Old 12-14-2014, 12:32 PM   #2
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Goo Gone/2 oz. sticker lifter GGSL2 at AutoZone.com. Or some people just use WD-40.
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Old 12-14-2014, 12:32 PM   #3
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Goof off, or WD40, then wax.
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Goof off, or WD40, then wax.
X2. Def. wax/rewax after though.
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Old 12-14-2014, 12:42 PM   #5
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Lighter fluid if its handy should work as well.
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Old 12-14-2014, 02:53 PM   #6
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Here's what we use on vehicles
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Old 12-14-2014, 04:41 PM   #7
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Old 12-14-2014, 04:52 PM   #8
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I have used olive oil to remove adhesive on many thing including cheap plastic containers that pastries come in so as to reuse.
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Old 12-14-2014, 04:54 PM   #9
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X's 2 on that It is great stuff you can not go wrong with 3M. Dab it on with a sponge over the area then it just wipes off, and will not damage the gel coat or anything else. Been using it since it came out. won't even dull the shine....
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Old 12-14-2014, 06:39 PM   #10
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Have used this on my camper where the metal duct tape is used for underpinning the camper. I use buffing towels and spray wax to the areas. Removes road tar very good. At most auto stores.

I agree with all the previous mention methods. I bought this because of my FIL was a body repair man and I didn't know about the other. Have a bottle of goo gone too now.


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Alcohol or hand sanitizer help.
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Old 12-14-2014, 10:07 PM   #12
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The trick with WD40 is to let it soak for a while--15 min or so, then wipe off. Good luck!
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Old 12-15-2014, 12:43 PM   #14
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All of the suggestions will work with time, but the best product I have ever seen for this type of need is called Contractor's Solvent. It looks and smells similar to Goo Gone but works much faster. It will remove any sticky residue quickly and easily.

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Old 12-16-2014, 10:29 AM   #17
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tips for removing adhesive residue from sticker

I am surprised nobody mentioned Acetone, it's cheap
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Old 12-16-2014, 10:35 AM   #18
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jim-bob I'd say acetone is a little aggressive for fiberglass gel-coat. I know I won't use it on fiberglass. ( just my thoughts )
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Yeah, dont use acetone, its used to reduce and will "re-wet" gelcoats, resins and some paints. It will soften it and you will have to wax it to get it to cure back.
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Acetone fiberglass

Sorry I disagree, used it on my Searay boat for years could not see any damage what so ever, some cleaners mentioned have acetone in it.
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