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    What are rubbers used for?

    hehe, well, after deliberating over whether or not to debadge the boot, i finally did, taking care to use a credit card beneath the sticky badges, getting as much as the gunk off as i could an pouring more boiling water over etc etc

    reason i put rubbers in the title, is that while in class (nad being an art student) i found a load of similar gunk had built up on my work, an thinking, hmm, what if . . . .

    and u get the picture, after letting the water dry on the tail gate, and most of the big gunk off with a credit card type card, i proceeded to rub all of the little fiddly left over bits, and it worked a treat! not sure if this has been discussed before, but anyone who hasnt, DO IT! lol a debadged boot looks so much nicer than a badged one (of course, if ure drivin a 1.6, its nothin to shout about!)

    so this is my 200th post and my contribution ot the board today

    james

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    happy 200th i use wd40 to get the sticky stuff off it desolves it and no chance of scratcing the pintwork that way

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    doh, hehe, shudve prob asked

    but no scratches either, jus make sure u use a soft rubber

    james

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    at work we use this abrasive wheel thing that goes on the end of a drill and leaves no scratches
    Out of all the things iv'e lost, i miss my mind the most!!

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    it is usually used to stop infection and to prevent babies

    again i am guttered sorry
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    I used "Multisolve", i use it at work at a degrease/clean componants.

    It also desolves glue, but doesn't damage paint. Very good for engine bay cleaning.

    T-cut and polish to finish.

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    i still dont get this t-cut business. what is it? is it a product or method of filling in a hole in paint work? i found the rubber a bit of a safer bet given my lack of knowledge in the area of abbrasive and non abbrasive substances on car paintwork! lol

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    Yeah use a toffee wheel, goes in the end of a drill an takes it off quickly without damaging paint

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    Hammer N Chisel worked a treat on mine










    Astra-Sport can not be held responsible if someone try's to remove their badges in the above manner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamescolbeck
    i still dont get this t-cut business. what is it? is it a product or method of filling in a hole in paint work? i found the rubber a bit of a safer bet given my lack of knowledge in the area of abbrasive and non abbrasive substances on car paintwork! lol
    T-Cut is.
    The unique formula restores the original colour and lusture is seconds by removing oxidation, ingrained road grime, tar spots and dried insects.
    T-Cut original comtains no silicones and leaves no harmful residues.


    Straight off the back of the bottle. It basically polishes off the top surface of paint. So when you take your badges off your car, and remove all the glue. There is a very strong possibility you will still be able to see the outline of your badges in the paint work.
    This is because the exposed paint can fade with sunlight and the paint under the badges wont.
    T-Cut restores the faded paint to is original colour.

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