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removing paint #276105 Sep 15, 4:45pm Sep 15, 4:45pm
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Southern New Jersey
removing paint
k i painted my center console and covered up my cliimate controls...i have leds in there for the knobs but now i saw that people ave stickers to go over the icons so you dont paint over them...whats the best way to remove the paint?

Re: removing paint [Re: celica2nv] #276106 Sep 15, 6:11pm Sep 15, 6:11pm
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thinner. there's a spray thinner that you can buy from autozone/pepboys/ something like that. its great.

or you can sand that piece, though you will remove every layer of color down to the color of the material used to make the plastic. thumbsup


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Re: removing paint [Re: Zero] #276107 Sep 15, 6:54pm Sep 15, 6:54pm
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I think that laquer thinner would be the best thing to use...

strip every piece off

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