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Old 06-30-2011, 09:52 AM   #1
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Cant get all Removall 220 off my AS :(

Well, I was planning on stripping my clearcoat yesterday evening. In texas the evenings are pretty warm so I was planning on leaving the removall on for about an hour. When I went to wash it off I was unable to get some of it off as it had dried too much. Is there any way for me to get the rest off with out scraping it off? It feels like it is almost etched in to the aluminum. If I do another light coat of removall will this make the dried parts run off?
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:42 AM   #2
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If I do another light coat of removall will this make the dried parts run off?

One way to keep it from drying out too much while still giving it an opportunity to "work" is to brush it on, then put plastic wrap over it, working little sections at a time...

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Old 06-30-2011, 11:53 AM   #3
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I use green(light) scotch brite pads soaked in water and wipe (wash) the areas. It does not affect any polish plans you have.
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:46 PM   #4
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Goes without saying (but here's me saying it): don't put it on panels that are in direct sunlight. Wait for, or create shade...
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Old 07-02-2011, 08:38 PM   #5
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another coat over the dry one works well and fast. sometimes the only way to do large areas is at night with good lights.
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:01 AM   #6
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I put it on late in the day when the sun is off the areas, then I hose it off the next morning.
Just did my 66 this week, and found lots of lovely filliform corrosion underneath the old clear coat. Lots of work ahead to get this baby shiny (or shinier)
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:47 AM   #7
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Thanks for the help guys, I woke up at 5:30 am on saturday to knock it out. Here she is right after the power wash. Night and day difference but now I want to get rid of the uneven top.
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Old 12-26-2012, 02:01 PM   #8
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Beautiful Sovereign! My fiance and I have a 74 and are relocating to Austin in a month.

Do you have any pointers for us using the removall? I'd like to take off the clearcoat before we head out.

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