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How to Remove Vinyl from Your Car ?

Sep 05, 2021

1. Use your fingernail or plastic scraper to pull the wrap from the edges of the entire panel. It’s going to look gnarly, but it’ll all be gone in a few minutes.

2. Use the heat gun to evenly heat the surface of the wrap to about 120 °F (50 °C). This will loosen the adhesive so you can pull it off. Use a non-contact infrared thermometer to confirm you aren’t overheating, which can lead to excessive adhesive residue left on the surface.

How to Remove Vinyl from Your Car ?

3. Pull the wrap away from the edges at a steep angle, pulling the wrap back on itself at 15 to 20 degrees. When the wrap gets hard to pull, reheat and start pulling again.

4. Finally, use your adhesive remover. To remove any adhesive residue from the surface of the panel. Follow the instructions and leave it on for the specified amount of time, usually a minute or so. Then, wipe it down with soap and water, and you should have a clean area where your decal used to be.

How to Remove Vinyl from Your Car ?

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