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Body sealer/Tar

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by Stomper, May 7, 2006.

  1. Stomper

    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    I'm stipping down my :crewcab:crewcab to a bare cab. There is some tar under the rubber door seals plus around the a/c box and I'd like to get it removed.


    What works the best chemically? Actually, I think I can get all the sealer around the a/c box by scrapeing but under the door seal is soft and very sticky:1zhelp:


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    Thanks,

    Brett
     
  2. wraenking

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    i used a wire wheel and a dust mask. just do it outside
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    Well, the tar like substance is still wet. It gets on clothes very easily:mad:
     
  4. ryoken

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    You could try the old soaked rag trick.. take some paper towels or a rag, soak it in lacquer thinner and lay it on the area.. keep it wet, go back every once in a while and freshen the lacquer thinner..

    let it sit there for awhile, like an hr... should cut that to the point that you wipe, scrub it off with thinner on a rag or scrape it off relatively easy...
     
  5. stoneagemaxx

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    also after letting thinner sit on the area try using a scuff pad w/thinner on it it will remove the goo faster
     
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    anything you do might help but there is no way around it, it will be a pain in the ass and a mess.
     
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    A can of ether is good to get the last bit of film off, final cleanup.
     

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