Windex, toothpaste, and a plastic scouring pad. put the windex on the window and spread with your finger inside an outer circle you drew using a pen. scrub clothes with generic off white paste for 10-15 minutes and then rinse clean under warm water. peel tabs underneath to remove tape with steady pressure and dry thoroughly after washing with wet towel or air dry (doing this step last is important because it makes the most drastic difference). use an electric sander to file down decal residue with 300grit sand paper wrapped around a block of wood then use 0000 steel wool dipped in mineral spirit which gives off fumes that evaporate quickly (keep away from pets or people).
how do you remove car decals without damaging paint?
check any car care forums for advice. one standard technique is to use a hot shower. turn your shower on to just below boiling and then put the stickers that you want gone into the water. it typically works in about 20 minutes. use caution when trying this technique because high heat can warp plastic and/or cause paint hydroplaning.
how do you take decals off your car?
if you mean car stickers that are on the trunk or hard to reach spots, then you can hire a professional body kit installer. however, if it's just the hatchback window decal that is interfering with your view, you can sometimes remove them with razor blades by scoring around the edges of the decal and using soap or cooking oil as leverage so you can peel it off.
is it easy to remove car decals?
it's not as easy to remove car decals as it is to put them on.
caution: when removing a decal from a painted surface, you need to take into consideration that the top coatings on the paint may be very sensitive and could even peel off if exposed long enough to heat and solvent vapors. for instance, lacquer clear-coats often blow off when exposed for two hours or more in an oven at 275 degrees fahrenheit or higher. the best way to remove a vinyl decal from a painted surface is with heat from an oven followed up by lots of tugging. alternatively you can use adhesive remover such as goo gone®, alcohol, alcohol mixed with ammonia, rubbing alcohol mixed with turpent