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okay, well i finally put on the side moldings on the doors of my Titan; the left side i completely perfect, and the right rear door is perfect, but the right front door is slightly crooked. All of my friends say that it's not even noticeable, but i notice it. I used 3M double sided tape to put the moldings on and it worked very well, but I'm considering removing the front passenger door molding and re-doing it. Does anyone know a good way to remove the 3M tape? Would it be too difficult to put the molding back on after removing it? Thanks.
 

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Try some fishing line, slowly working it in a sawlike manner.Dont get in a hurry or do anything to scratch your paint for sure. Then if you have some Goo gone or 3M adhesive remover will finish the job. You may have to run up to the local autozone to get some more tape to finish the project.
 

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I just de-badged and re-badged my Titan and used 3M tape. The easiest way I found to remove the tape is to actually get the piece you are removing wet. So if you have a power washer or just a hose, get the water behind the molding so it soaks the tape. This makes it easier to pull it off. I used a combination of fishing line, dental floss, and my finger nails to remove the tape. It just take a little patients. You will need more tape to put in back on, do not re-use the tape. Hope this helps.
 

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I'm just worried about ruining the side molding in the process of removing it.
if it's the back of it.....no worries. Just dont get in a hurry. That tape works good and takes patience and effort to remove it. Our suggested methods will give you the results you are seeking. :cheers:
 

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Use a heat gun or a hairdryer to heat up the tape. If you pull to hard on the moldings with heat or without, you will pull them out of shape and have to buy new ones. The fishing line sounds like the way to go. To remove the left over tape without killing your fingers go down to Carquest or a paint & body supply shop and get a eraser wheel, $10, chuck it in your drill and erase the tape, Corny Right. I have used them on several trucks to remove decals and emblem tape, less than 10min, it will not hurt your paint, check with your local body shop and see what they use.
 

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Use a heat gun or a hairdryer to heat up the tape. If you pull to hard on the moldings with heat or without, you will pull them out of shape and have to buy new ones. The fishing line sounds like the way to go. To remove the left over tape without killing your fingers go down to Carquest or a paint & body supply shop and get a eraser wheel, $10, chuck it in your drill and erase the tape, Corny Right. I have used them on several trucks to remove decals and emblem tape, less than 10min, it will not hurt your paint, check with your local body shop and see what they use.
If that works sounds like a sweet alternative to the chemicals and elbow grease once presumed necessary. I have adhesive remover and it works great too.....your decisionas to what you feel comfoortable with. We have merely pointed you in the right direction. I will advise you to go slow and easy with any power equipment against your paint.
 

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If that works sounds like a sweet alternative to the chemicals and elbow grease once presumed necessary. I have adhesive remover and it works great too.....your decisionas to what you feel comfoortable with. We have merely pointed you in the right direction. I will advise you to go slow and easy with any power equipment against your paint.
I SECOND THAT!!!!
 

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roy365 said:
If that works sounds like a sweet alternative to the chemicals and elbow grease once presumed necessary. I have adhesive remover and it works great too.....your decisionas to what you feel comfoortable with. We have merely pointed you in the right direction. I will advise you to go slow and easy with any power equipment against your paint.
They work great. I used one when I removed all of my badges. And yes dont use alot of preasure and run the drill on the slowest setting
 
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