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      08-06-2018, 12:53 PM   #67
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Goof off is acetone. I hit it with that and got almost all off. There are some specks I cannot get off. The vinyl wrinkled. I tried some light heat and it wrinkled more. Looks like shit. My advice is if it does not immediately come off with 91% alcohol then give up. Looks like I'll be buying a new one for 90$.
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Goof off is acetone. I hit it with that and got almost all off. There are some specks I cannot get off. The vinyl wrinkled. I tried some light heat and it wrinkled more. Looks like shit. My advice is if it does not immediately come off with 91% alcohol then give up. Looks like I'll be buying a new one for 90$.
To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
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Goof off is acetone. I hit it with that and got almost all off. There are some specks I cannot get off. The vinyl wrinkled. I tried some light heat and it wrinkled more. Looks like shit. My advice is if it does not immediately come off with 91% alcohol then give up. Looks like I'll be buying a new one for 90$.
To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
Hmm. I remembered you had them wrinkle and did heat. Forgot about the VLR. I have Aerospace 303. Wonder if that would do the trick? I'll give it shot later and report back.
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Goof off is acetone. I hit it with that and got almost all off. There are some specks I cannot get off. The vinyl wrinkled. I tried some light heat and it wrinkled more. Looks like shit. My advice is if it does not immediately come off with 91% alcohol then give up. Looks like I'll be buying a new one for 90$.
To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
Hmm. I remembered you had them wrinkle and did heat. Forgot about the VLR. I have Aerospace 303. Wonder if that would do the trick? I'll give it shot later and report back.
I think just get them wet and heat the specific product isn't hugely important.
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Goof off is acetone. I hit it with that and got almost all off. There are some specks I cannot get off. The vinyl wrinkled. I tried some light heat and it wrinkled more. Looks like shit. My advice is if it does not immediately come off with 91% alcohol then give up. Looks like I'll be buying a new one for 90$.
To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
Hmm. I remembered you had them wrinkle and did heat. Forgot about the VLR. I have Aerospace 303. Wonder if that would do the trick? I'll give it shot later and report back.
I think just get them wet and heat the specific product isn't hugely important.
I let it sit over night in my 100F garage and the vinyl shrunk back. I applied aerospace 303 and it looks better. However, burnishing is visible from scrubbing. I think I'm going to try and fashion a way to mount my gate transmitter overtop of the bad area. I hate that thing on the windshield anyway. Second option is to by Euro spec. I'm in Brussels and Frankfurt often. Third, order from your guy.
Thank you for offering yours. Different part on the F23 and F22.
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Removed mine the other day thanks for the thread! Mine didn't peel off in one piece it took some patience to rub the sticker off but it looks great now!
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Removed mine the other day thanks for the thread! Mine didn't peel off in one piece it took some patience to rub the sticker off but it looks great now!
91% alcohol or something else?
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Removed mine the other day thanks for the thread! Mine didn't peel off in one piece it took some patience to rub the sticker off but it looks great now!
91% alcohol or something else?
Yeah I believe it was 91% it took about 2 minutes to unclip and unscrew and about 30 minutes to rub off each sticker. Totally worth it it looks great!
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I wonder if the age of the sticker, or maybe ambient temps over time, have something to do with some people having trouble removing the stickers?

Here's a video link of me removing one of my stickers using nothing except 91% alcohol and plastic wrap to soak the sticker for less than 3 minutes. Both stickers were this easy to remove, and lifted off cleanly in one piece.

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I wonder if the age of the sticker, or maybe ambient temps over time, have something to do with some people having trouble removing the stickers?

Here's a video link of me removing one of my stickers using nothing except 91% alcohol and plastic wrap to soak the sticker for less than 3 minutes. Both stickers were this easy to remove, and lifted off cleanly in one piece.

https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0U5qXGF1slOdLN
My car is a 11/15 production. So 2.5 years old. Either age or some have a different adhesive.
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To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
I'm having trouble determining the EU part number. Do you happen to have them? I'm going to be in Brussels next week and the dealer is just a few steps outside of the the hotel. I thought it might be a good opportunity.
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To things. First soak it with VLR then hit it with heat, mine was wrinkled and came back. Second don't spend $90 for a new one with labels, might as well talk to IND at that point and get a virgin set from EU with no labels.

I have my set from my F23 that I removed the labels and they look really good, my OCD motivated getting the EU ones. If they will fit in your car and you're interested let me know my debadged ones are just wrapped up in the garage on a shelf.
I'm having trouble determining the EU part number. Do you happen to have them? I'm going to be in Brussels next week and the dealer is just a few steps outside of the the hotel. I thought it might be a good opportunity.
No idea I got them from IND, sorry. Called Cat and said I want no label visors and they showed up a few days later, I never did any investigating beyond that.
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No idea I got them from IND, sorry. Called Cat and said I want no label visors and they showed up a few days later, I never did any investigating beyond that.
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Oh I also have convertible so NOT what you need. I know for a fact that it's a different part number coupe to convertible. Think convertible is more expensive. I believe (but may be mistaken) that coupe there is a coupe version that works, there is not a convertible version so you then have to go up to an M3 visor that's more money.
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I'm having trouble determining the EU part number. Do you happen to have them? I'm going to be in Brussels next week and the dealer is just a few steps outside of the the hotel. I thought it might be a good opportunity.
If you select a Euro car on realoem you find:
For vehicles with Headlining anthracite
Sun visor without label, left SCHWARZ - 51448057937
Sun visor without label, right SCHWARZ - 51448057938

IND lists the F87 M2 visors with SKU# 51448061845, but realoem says that visor has a label:
For vehicles with Headlining anthracite
Sun visor with label, left SCHWARZ - 51448061845
Sun visor with label, right SCHWARZ - 51448061846

The parts guys in Europe probably have these in stock so you can check before purchasing. IND should also be able to clarify.

https://ind-distribution.com/collect...-sun-visor-set

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...diagId=51_9413
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