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post #1 of 4 Old 18th May 2009, 11:54 PM Thread Starter
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Removing 3M Invisible Sheild

The 3m paint protection bra on my car is really begining to look like hell, especially on the hood. I'd like to remove it, but would ask for any special tools or techniques from those who may have done this before. It looks like it will simply pull off but do I need to use a hair dryer or anything else like a plastic scraper to make it go better?
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Just simply peel it off carefully....

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The 3m paint protection bra on my car is really begining to look like hell, especially on the hood. I'd like to remove it, but would ask for any special tools or techniques from those who may have done this before. It looks like it will simply pull off but do I need to use a hair dryer or anything else like a plastic scraper to make it go better?

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The 3m paint protection bra on my car is really begining to look like hell, especially on the hood. I'd like to remove it, but would ask for any special tools or techniques from those who may have done this before. It looks like it will simply pull off but do I need to use a hair dryer or anything else like a plastic scraper to make it go better?
Heat it gently with a heat gun or hair dryer and then pull it towards you NOT at 180 degrees as most people do. If it is genuine 3M it will come off easily and not leave a glue residue. If you pull it at 180 degrees the glue will stay. If it is Venture film don't attempt it unless you have a spare 2 days.
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I'd get it done by a pro. If you are replacing it, they will no doubt do it for free.

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