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TUTORIAL: How to Remove RC body Paint.
Here is a VERY quick, safe and EASY way to remove body paint, without harming the body, OR clouding the lexan.
If you're looking for Dot 3 or 4, you wont find it here.

A Street Dynasty team member went to the hardware store and found this:
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It says on the instructions that it is safe to use on Lexan. MOST IMPORTANT PART!
I saturated my body panels with the solvent, let it sit for about 5 minutes, and began to swipe it with a paper towel, It's Best to ALSO saturate the paper towel, and Wearing Gloves actually makes it way easier your fingers will stick to the paint, and it's a big mess.

Now, MY panels were painted on BOTH sides, i got the body from another SD team member, So it took me twice as long as it should for you.

What I had to start with (already presoaking)
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And what happened after letting it sit for 5-6 minutes, then wiped quickly with a paper towel:
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i removed my gloves, and then washed it with hot water, and then took a paper towel, lightly sprayed with the solvent, and wiped it a bit more thouroughly.

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I then went with a Q-Tip and got the paint out of the body line.

This stuff works a ton faster than Dot 3&4. and doesnt cloud the body, although I still masked my windows as a procaution.

Thank you all for reading.
What store did you get it from?
thats amazing!!! i need a can of that :)
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(01-09-2013, 05:15 PM)x3inchesx Wrote:  What store did you get it from?

Came from menards, also, make sure if you're using this, you do not let it sit for longer than 5 minutes, you can continue spraying it over and over while you're scrubbing, but do not let it sit long. I worked fast on the body kit and it came out great, but i had to step away and the body sat in the solution for 3 hours, and is all cloudy now.
found them on amazon...

paint remover
The underdog drifter....
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it looks like they changed the formula coding.... lift off 3 is biodegradable graffiti remover and marker remover, lift off 4 is a little stronger and can remove spray paints... wonder which bottle you have?
Keep Drifting Fun
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I'm not sure, doesnt have a nnumber on it lol
I'm keen to get some also, if you can work out which one.....
do you know what paint was on that body?

different brands of polycarbonate paint need different solvent to remove
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(01-18-2013, 09:46 PM)tamiya Wrote:  do you know what paint was on that body?

different brands of polycarbonate paint need different solvent to remove

very good point Tamiya

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