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Old 01-11-2014, 08:05 PM   #1
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Exterior Sealant Removal

Hey Everyone,

What is the best way to remove sealants from the the ac and vents on the exterior... some say goo be gone, vinegar baking soda, paint thinner... I don't want to damage the AL...


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Old 01-11-2014, 08:12 PM   #2
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I would try mineral spirits.

The higher your expectations the fewer your options.
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Old 01-11-2014, 08:35 PM   #3
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Plastic paint scrapper for the bulk of it, then DeBond works best for me:

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There is a 'marine' formulation as well that is a touch stronger if you encounter a truly tenacious section.
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