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Old 02-26-2015, 06:15 AM   #21
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Just curious about Sikaflex -- How hard is it to remove?
VERY! Why would you want to remove it unless removing a component that was sealed with it around the perimeter.

But when you do get it off, you can easily re-apply more SikaFlex right over the area. With silicone, the residual stays on the substrate and makes re-application of ANY sealant (even more silicone) dubious at best.
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I had globs of silicone on many of the seams that PO applied. Good news was the Trade Wind did not leak. Bad news was polishing turned the silicone black....and very ugly. I tried many of the methods used here. Eventually I had the best results using gasket remover found at auto suppliers.

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