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Old 05-10-2010, 07:45 PM
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Does anyone know what to use to remove paint from the body?. I want to try to remove some paint off on a certain area so i can repaint it, any help would be appreciated!. thanks
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Does anyone know what to use to remove paint from the body?. I want to try to remove some paint off on a certain area so i can repaint it, any help would be appreciated!. thanks
Just do a search, that's what I just did , and came up with this one.
Here's the one that has the most post , there's also some in the Paint section.
http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric...paint-off.html

I have used Brake fluid, (NOT BRAKE CLEANER) and had great results. Depending on how thick the paint is, it may take a few applications and some elbow grease, but when done the body looks like brand new, with no clouding or fogging of the Lexan.
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I've used brake fluid as well, but am used to letting it sit and soak in the inside of tehshell to pull th epaint. You may have to get creative to use it on just a particular area.
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Thanks guys!, i did think of brake fluid but i thot it would be to harsh against the plastic and eat it! but now that i hear it works i'm going to give it it a shot. thanks again!
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stp brake cleaner work the best
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I tried acetone once...(paint comes right off) hehe. was left with a melted/cracked mess of a body.
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i use easy off works well
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brake fluid, time and patience will work
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