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How To remove Door Strips/Bumper/Guards Photo Walkthrough

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I had a struggle looking around the forum to find a good guide on how to remove the side strips on my Lupo. I managed to gather enough info and do it but I thought it would benefit loads of people to have a photo guide (this is something you need to do to your lupo) so here goes :coffee:

You will need:

Dental Floss

Hairdryer

T-Cut and/or Body Polish

Rags/Cloths

Bug or Tar remover/Cleaner

Large amounts of elbow grease and patience!

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First of all spray cleaner/bug remover behind the strips and allow to soak in. above and below strip to get all of adhesive tape

Then take tooth floss and pull behind skirt and using a sawing action move down the trim. TIP: take your time and try to get as close to body as possible as black sticky is a b**ch to get off!)

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Once tooth flossed off, pull away (should just fall off)

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You will be left with the blacks adhesive strips or hopefully parts of!

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Then allow to dry and heat up using hairdryer- use a rubbing motion whilst pressing hard to remove sticky tape. (BLISTERS WILL OCCUR!)

Wipe away as much of the crap and take and muck as possible using rags and cleaner.

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There will be a little bit of residue left over so t-cut and/or polish to your hearts content!!!

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Wash all over as you would, get plasters for all of your fingers, then.... step back. admire!

Hope this helps

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I needed many plasters on about five fingers :/

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just found out the best thing to clean the residue off is PVC cleaner softens the **** in minutes then remove with credit card or plastic scraper

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just found out the best thing to clean the residue off is PVC cleaner softens the **** in minutes then remove with credit card or plastic scraper

savage. I hope you still have some paint left lol

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just found out the best thing to clean the residue off is PVC cleaner softens the **** in minutes then remove with credit card or plastic scraper

Industrial tar & gkue remover worked a treat for me!

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