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Old 12-21-2009, 03:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Remove Chrome Door Handle Covers??

Hey all,
I just picked up a 2008 F-350 LB King Ranch 4x4 6.4 PSD Job #2 Copper paint. Love the truck!

The previous owner had installed those stick on chrome door handle covers. Personally...I think it looks terrible. I would like to take the dang things off but thought I would ask for all your opinions on how to do this prior to me tackling it and destroying the finish on the door handles.

I was thinking of taking a heat gun and lightly heating the covers and slowly prying them off and then using carb cleaner to remove the remaining glue residue.

Do y'all think that is a good approach?

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When I had to have my F350 emblems replaced on my '07 because the black was coming off the dealer told me they would heat them up to get them off. I would guess that it would work for you also. I would think about what i use to remove the glue, doubt I would want to use carb cleaner. 3m makes some adhesive remover and there is several others that would be ok for paint that shouldn't hurt the plastic.
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