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Anyone had success removing the warning labels off the sunvisors? I've done this with other vehicles with a heatgun, but these look silkscreened.
 

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I pulled mine off then used alcohol and a light brush to get the remaining glue.
worked fine, never know they were there
 

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Ditto:
I did the same, however, I found a little lighter fluid cut the mess better than alchohol. Perhaps XLR was using 190 proof rather than the rub version.

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I got the labels off easily using some heat but the outline of where they were is still there.I tryed rubbing alcohol, denatured alcohol and a commercial product called "lift off" but the glue is still there. Anyone got a suggestion?
 
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Jack,

What kind of heat? Did you use a heat gun or blow dryer? If you used a heat gun, you proabably melted the glue into the fabric. Sounds like you might have to get new sum visors to me.
I personally think the sun visors are cheap looking and have no character. They should have extensions to pull out when you use them on the side, and should be leather. Just my preference,,,,,,,,,,,,,


Golf anyone?
jackewells said:
I got the labels off easily using some heat but the outline of where they were is still there.I tryed rubbing alcohol, denatured alcohol and a commercial product called "lift off" but the glue is still there. Anyone got a suggestion?
 

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I agree the sun visors are not much...Only real value is the built in garage opener.
The heat I used was a wet hot towel placed over the label for about one minute. The labels came right off by picking up one corner and then peeling off.
 
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Jack,

I haven't bothered to mess with mine, just doesn't bother me because I can't see it, But now it sounds like you didn't get enough heat on it and the glue didn't loosen up and would follow the advise of Harry Y and get your wife's hair dryer, soft brush, and lighter fluid.
Another tip for tar build up around the wheel wells and side panels would be gas. Don't even bother wasting time using commercial products unless you want to spend 3 hours on your back rubbing you fingers to the bone. EPA standards do not allow commercial products to have the strength to clean. Waste of money and time. I think I will put this info in a new thread for all the guys.
Bob
jackewells said:
I agree the sun visors are not much...Only real value is the built in garage opener.
The heat I used was a wet hot towel placed over the label for about one minute. The labels came right off by picking up one corner and then peeling off.
 

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jackewells said:
I got the labels off easily using some heat but the outline of where they were is still there.I tryed rubbing alcohol, denatured alcohol and a commercial product called "lift off" but the glue is still there. Anyone got a suggestion?

I let mine dry out a few weeks and then used a dry fingernail brush.
can't tell they were ever there.
 
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