User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: removing chrome mirrors and handles advise

  1. #1
    Regular Member Даниил's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Ashby-de-la-Zouch
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra C

    Trim : sri nav/Elite

    Engine : CDTI 150

    Year : 56

    Mileage : 130ish

    Default removing chrome mirrors and handles advise

    hello every i need some help removing my chrome mirrors and door handles. i've got the mirror covers off by soaking in hot soapy water. but its left loads of double sided sticky stuff on my car. and it gave me a blister trying to scratching it off.

    my chrome handles will not budge at all any suggestions?

  2. #2
    Regular Member Ziggy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Leeds
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Saab

    Trim : 9-3 Vert

    Engine : 2.0

    Year : 2000

    Default

    tar remover for the sticky stuff

  3. #3
    Regular Member Mark Evison's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    North Yorkshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Astra

    Trim : GTC VXR

    Engine : 2.0 Turbo Petrol

    Year : 2015

    Mileage : 3,200

    Default

    Tar remover to get the sticky stuff off. Have you tried blowing hot air using a hair drier on the handles to soften the glue then lift away?

  4. #4
    Regular Member Даниил's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Ashby-de-la-Zouch
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra C

    Trim : sri nav/Elite

    Engine : CDTI 150

    Year : 56

    Mileage : 130ish

    Default

    thanks guys ill give it a go its raining at the moment

  5. #5
    Regular Member Ben Chiles's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Redditch, West Midlands
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Maybe the rain will help

  6. #6
    Regular Member AntB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Manchester
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats


    Trim : GSi

    Engine : 3.2 V6


    Mileage : 39k

    Default

    WD40 works well on double-sided tape, too.

  7. #7
    Full Member witty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    HALESOWEN
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : VECTRA C.

    Trim : ELITE

    Engine : 2.0 DTI.

    Year : 2003

    Mileage : 106600

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by dan danz View Post
    hello every i need some help removing my chrome mirrors and door handles. i've got the mirror covers off by soaking in hot soapy water. but its left loads of double sided sticky stuff on my car. and it gave me a blister trying to scratching it off.

    my chrome handles will not budge at all any suggestions?

    Why are you taking them off?. Are you going to sell them as I know my brother in law is after some!!!.

  8. #8
    Regular Member Даниил's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Ashby-de-la-Zouch
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra C

    Trim : sri nav/Elite

    Engine : CDTI 150

    Year : 56

    Mileage : 130ish

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by witty View Post
    Why are you taking them off?. Are you going to sell them as I know my brother in law is after some!!!.
    sorry i gave them to my mate he got his first c on Saturday

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Chrome my mirrors and door handles please
    By Vaux-Man-G in forum Photoshop section
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 6th July 2012, 09:57
  2. Chrome Handles and Mirrors
    By DarrenLee in forum Styling
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 24th November 2011, 16:27
  3. Chrome Mirrors and Handles Please
    By CDTi-SRi-Matt in forum Photoshop section
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 7th October 2009, 10:38
  4. Chrome Mirrors and Handles
    By CDTi-SRi-Matt in forum Styling
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 2nd October 2009, 13:08
  5. Chrome mirrors/handles
    By Matt21385 in forum Styling
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 17th April 2007, 15:50

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •