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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by will_maddox, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. will_maddox
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    looks like they are held on by that awful sticky foam, what's the best way to remove without damaging the paint and leaving sticky residue behind.
    thanks
    will
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    I used a really small screwdriver to pries the edge up and then used my fingers to peel it off..

    Then i used a pressure washer to blast the worst of the sticky stuff off..

    And finally some good old fashioned elbow grease and polish to take the last of it off..

    Worked a treat :)

    Good luck!
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    thanks for the quick reply JDover, i might give that a try see how it goes and report back
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    Apparently, referencing an older thread, using a hair dryer can work if they're being a pain in the ass as it heats the glue up!! =)
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    Hairdryer and dental floss!
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    Dental floss or some nylon string. Work the string behind the badge and use a sawing movement with the string to cut through. Once off I use the edge of the A, flat against the paint work to glently peel the clue off. Then T cut to get rid of any dirt marks that may be left. Take your time and jobs a goodun.
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