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Old 07-30-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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Pulled off the driver side warning sticker with nothing left behind. So I decided to take off the passenger side. It now looks pretty bad and cant get the white residue off. Any suggestions. Tried soaking it in goo gone. No luck[IMG]Click the image to open in full size.[/IMG]
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:54 PM   #2
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Just cover them up!

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:55 PM   #3
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:05 PM   #5
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Pulled off the driver side warning sticker with nothing left behind. So I decided to take off the passenger side. It now looks pretty bad and cant get the white residue off. Any suggestions. Tried soaking it in goo gone. No luck[IMG]Click the image to open in full size.[/IMG]
I have the same problem removing the glue from the passenger visor sticker. I tried Goo Gone and Goof Off but the glue is still there. The driver side left no glue mark at all, but the passanger side was a different story
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:10 PM   #6
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Try using a hairdryer to heat up the residue then use the sticky side of packing tape (or duct tape) to remove it. You will probably have to dab at it. If you heaten it up too much you risk damaging the visor and if you don't heaten it up enough then it will stay on.
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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I still don't understand this fascination with taking the visor labels off. I never fuc** with anything that has adhesive in any of my cars and now your finding out the hard way. Couldn't leave well enough alone?
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:43 PM   #8
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Default replacement stickers

some company that was here on forum years ago, has custom stickers same size as visor warnings.

I got a LMB F55, born date(sept 06) on my driver's side;
and a hot a## woman in thong on passenger side sayin:
"due to extreme acceleration it is advised tor remove all clothes before buckling up".

put em on 6 years ago and they've aged well, some fading but adhering perfectly

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Old 07-30-2013, 03:17 PM   #9
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I still don't understand this fascination with taking the visor labels off. I never fuc** with anything that has adhesive in any of my cars and now your finding out the hard way. Couldn't leave well enough alone?
I guess I missed the part where the OP asked for people to make condescending comments questioning his choice to modify his car as he saw fit.



To answer your original question, I removed both visor decals on my 2011 GS and (like others also indicated) had more glue residue remaining on the passenger visor. I had really good luck with combination of using a hair dryer and Goo-Gone to remove most of the remaining residue.
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Old 07-30-2013, 03:56 PM   #10
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Didn't have good luck even after following forum advise simaler to this thread. Apparnetly it has worked for some peolpe but my advise would be if you haven't already, don't
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:24 PM   #11
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3M Adhesive Remover, available in many (but not all) auto paint/parts stores, removed the glue from my visors. In fact, it removed the labels themselves; I used the 3M to wipe down the labels before installing stick-on covers and instead the labels fell off in my hands. Turns out they have zillions (I counted them!) of tiny holes, the 3M went through them and dissolved the adhesive.

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Old 07-30-2013, 04:26 PM   #12
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I guess I missed the part where the OP asked for people to make condescending comments questioning his choice to modify his car as he saw fit.



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Old 07-30-2013, 04:28 PM   #13
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I took mine off and used my fingers to rub the glue area over and over and it came off. Try that if not the hair dryer and rub it off with your finger.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:41 PM   #14
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You might try either making or buying these or something similar. Though I suspect they might have adhered better if you had left the original sticker on.

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Another alternative to Goo Gone is Goof Off. Its a little different ingredients. I trust Goo Gone more because you can smell the alcohol in Goof Off

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Old 07-30-2013, 04:47 PM   #15
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You might try either making or buying these or something similar. Though I suspect they might have adhered better if you had left the original sticker on.

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I tried those and they didn't work. I do live in Texas and its HOT!! They fell off.
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I removed mine on the driver's side with the same results: Goo still on visor. I ordered the black (blank) covers from Corvette Mods and they served well to cover the goo on one and remaining sticker on the other. No problems so far in S. LA summer heat.
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Those stickers are required by law . . . not supposed to be removed. Don't let anyone know you took em off if you trade the car or they may charge you to replace the visors . . . sounds crazy I know but seriously, this exact thing happened when my friend traded his car in for a Lexus.
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:43 PM   #18
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Those stickers are required by law . . . not supposed to be removed. Don't let anyone know you took em off if you trade the car or they may charge you to replace the visors . . . sounds crazy I know but seriously, this exact thing happened when my friend traded his car in for a Lexus.
I'm sorry but I am throwing the BS flag on this post. I have traded in 5 different cars with the visor stickers removed and have NEVER had anyone question why they were gone. If this did happen to your friend, the dealer was just making up ways to reduce the trade in value on the car and your friend fell for it.
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Goo gone/goof off will do the job...the trick is to use it with a stiff brush..
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I removed mine on the driver's side with the same results: Goo still on visor. I ordered the black (blank) covers from Corvette Mods and they served well to cover the goo on one and remaining sticker on the other. No problems so far in S. LA summer heat.
So they are actually stick to the one that you pulled the original sticker off of? I've been wanting to get them for mine since I have a bit of the white crap left on there but I always read in the ad they wont work if the original sticker is already removed.
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