Removing Plasti Dip

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Removing Plasti Dip

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Hi guys

Anyone have some tried and tested method of removing plasti dip from bumpers and flexible spoilers? This is the cheap and nasty no name version that was sprayed on and refuses to peel off in decently sized pieces

I can't justify spending R500 on Dip Dissolve for just one or two pieces that need to be done...
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Most of the cheap knock offs do that.
Elbow grease or dissolver. Pick one.
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Couple years ago i had the knock-off dip on my wheels, had to use a wire brush and 80-grit sandpaper to get it off :fear:
It is an ingenius solution to a problem that should have never existed in the 1st place...

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Turps worked well for me.

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So i researched this before using Rustolem Plastidip on my wheels and according to youtube and some other articles, WD40 works wonders. Spray WD40 on all the plastidip and let it soak for 30min, use a pressure washer and it should just slide off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpRDMez4kBE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCopA6wz_Ew

So there you have two videos, one that seems to work great and the other that seems uh meh but perhaps the guy didnt let it soak long enough.

Or try Goo gone perhaps.
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