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How To Remove Hardened Masking Tape From Car Paint

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  1. How To Remove Hardened Masking Tape From Car Paint, How To Remove Hardened Masking Tape From Car Paint: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Goo Gone can be harmful to skin after prolonged exposure so be sure to have your gloves on during this entire process.

    • Spray the paper towel 2 times with the Goo Gone.

    • Be sure to turn the nozzle into the "on" position.

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    • Press the wet paper towel against the hardened tape for about 30 seconds.

    • This will soften the tape.

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    • Aggressively scrub the tape for about 10 seconds.

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    • Repeat steps 2 and 3 until all of the adhesive residue has been removed.

Conclusion

Now that you have successfully removed the tape for your car, it is recommended that you wash your car to get rid of the Goo Gone remnants. Who doesn't love a clean car, anyway?

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This masking tape has been on the side of this old VW for years will googone still take off several layers of it ?

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