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Decal Removal: Method

  • Drill out vehicle rivets to release layers.


  • Fill jam jar with Dettol high enough to submerge the vehicle.


  • Place the parts with decals to remove in the jar ensuring all parts are submerged.


  • Seal the lid and allow to soak overnight 


  • Remove vehicle from jar and gently scrape off decals with the wooden skewer. Small areas can be selectively removed with the point of a cocktail stick (also useful for getting into recesses between body panels and other awkward areas). Larger areas can be removed with a wooden scraper, half a clothes peg is ideal for this.


  • If the decal is stubborn soak it again and repeat the process.

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