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Old 01-31-2009, 06:33 PM   #1
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OK DOES ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO REMOVER THE REFLECTIVE YELLOW TAPE OFF A BUS ? I DON'T WANT TO HAVE TO TAKE A GRINDER TO IT.THINKING SOMEONE HAS COME ACROSS THIS PROBLEM BEFORE TOO. HELP THXS
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Old 01-31-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
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Have you tried a heat gun and a plastic scraper? The heat gun should losen the glue on the rear enough to scrape it off.
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Old 02-02-2009, 11:29 AM   #3
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A few things I forgot to add. If you don't have a heat gun, you don't need to go rush out to get one. It will take a lil longer but a hair dryer on high will work just fine. I recently purchased a 1996 F150 that was a local electrical contracting company truck. When they removed their comapny sticker, it left a LOT of glue residue on the doors. Here is what I did:

I took WD40, a hair dryer and Flat Razor retractable (no blade) handle. I removed the blade from the handle, sprayed a lite coating of WD40 on the sticker and hit it with the hair dryer (WATCH the fingers...its HOT) and lightly scraped the glue away.When I finished the one area, I applied another light coat of spray and went at it again. The lubricant assists in the removal of the glue and allows the unit to scrape without getting snagged on the paint. It worked well and was gone in no time. Don't forget to wash the surface once your done to remove the lube residue.
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:29 PM   #4
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I would try the CAPS lock key first. All caps makes posts more difficult to read.
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Old 02-02-2009, 09:47 PM   #5
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Re: REFLECTIVE STRIPE

Actually, that is not true. People with very poor vision prefer all caps because it is easier to read. It may not be as pretty, it may not be what you're used to, and it may make you think they're "shouting" at you, but it's not harder to read.

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Old 02-05-2009, 11:22 AM   #6
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how did we get onto caps ???????????????????????????????????from reflective stripe
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:31 PM   #7
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Who knows. So did it work with the stripe?
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Old 02-06-2009, 05:50 PM   #8
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don't know if it works or not ,,,,too cold had to use the heat gun in my pants to stay warm,,,,,hehe ,,,,,hope to do so this wkend ..thxs
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Also try mini torch like plumbers use in extreme condition
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Old 02-15-2009, 01:14 PM   #10
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once bought some vans with lettering all over them, heat gun works great, just heat the tape and pull it off--- slowly. sportyrick
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