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Getting paint off the soft top...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Apr 18, 2002.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    I have a best top. I got some overspray on it from a rattle can of engine enamel. Would it be safe to use paint thinner on vinyl? anyone have any thoughts on this?
    Thanks
    Brent
     
  2. Grim-Reaper

    Grim-Reaper 3/4 ton status Author

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    Uhhhhh see if you can find a place to put the paint thinner on that will not ruin the top and make sure it won't melt the vinyl before trying it when if the top get's melted then it's done. My Fastrac came with a storage bag for the windows....I would test it on that if you got one.
    Worse come to worse paint over the paint with the color of the top,
     
  3. 85HeartBurb

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    i had a white top with overspray and i used wd40 and after it was all off went over it with cheap furniture polish work pretty good!!!
     
  4. seslick77

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    You might try some vinyl top cleaner and elbow grease on it. Can find it at most auto stores. Or try some wax and grease remover from the local body shop supply store. Stuff I use is DuPont 3919 (used for paint prep cleaning). Not sure on the second stuff ruining your top though.
     

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