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Old 05-19-2014, 10:11 PM   #1
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Clear hood bra removal

I'm trying to remove the clear hood bra, it's cracked, and the residue is hard to take off! Can anyone help? I read some threads about using too gone or steam and other stuff, anyone have experience with them
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Old 05-19-2014, 11:09 PM   #2
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Goo gone**

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Old 05-20-2014, 12:16 AM   #3
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Its a hell of a job! The longer it has been on the car, the harder it is...I tried a few things, but pressure washer worked best, still took SEVERAL hours tho...
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Old 05-20-2014, 12:20 AM   #4
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Its a hell of a job! The longer it has been on the car, the harder it is...I tried a few things, but pressure washer worked best, still took SEVERAL hours tho...
I'll try the goo gone first, than pressure washing
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Old 05-20-2014, 06:27 AM   #5
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I haven't done a clearbra, but I used a garment steamer to remove window tint, and it was extremely effective. There may be residue afterwards, and I'd second that goo gone works pretty well with sticker glue etc.
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Old 05-20-2014, 07:19 AM   #6
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I had to take it off using gasoline. No joke. Just make sure you wash the car a couple of times after and put some Klasse on it.
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Old 05-20-2014, 07:30 AM   #7
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I had to take it off using gasoline. No joke. Just make sure you wash the car a couple of times after and put some Klasse on it.
Goo Gone smells like gasoline, so they're probably similar
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Old 05-20-2014, 08:14 AM   #8
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Thank you guys! Will try both, and post pics and show you!

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Old 05-21-2014, 06:26 AM   #9
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Goo Gone smells like gasoline, so they're probably similar
Goo Gone smells citrusy, Goof Off smells like gasoline.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:17 AM   #10
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I've done a couple now and I can tell you the best is to start doing it on a hot day or use low heat gun to start. You should get it all off without using much Goo Gone or anything. It will leave a sticky globs of glue on your hood after, you will need gasoline and/or Goo Gone to get that off. It will take you a few hours if its been on the car for more than 7 years.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:51 AM   #11
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ugh... this is why I've never bothered to install a clearbra. Pitted bumper or sun faded plastic, which leaves nice paint underneath, but the uncovered paint will have faded so it won't match the nice paint under the bra.
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Old 05-22-2014, 10:46 AM   #12
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Passenger side: tried with heat gun a few days ago and was left with residue, than tried the right side and was just as hard, and the middle sits as is, still haven't gotten around to scraping and applying goo gone, personally I won't be using gasoline on the paint..will keep you guys posted

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Old 05-22-2014, 12:32 PM   #15
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oh man... that's awful. I feel so sorry for that car. Best of luck getting it cleaned up.
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