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Old 01-01-2003, 10:32 PM
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Does anyone know of a good method for stripping / removing the paint from a fiberglass cowl and wheel pants and aluminum gear in order to repaint them?

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Old 01-02-2003, 03:07 PM
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Loctite used to make a paint remover that worked great. I just stripped plane using a paint remover I got at Home Depot. Messy but it worked fine. The plane was glassed using epoxy and it didn't hurt the underfinish
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hello,
on fiberglas parts be careful with paint strippers as some will eat the resin especially polyester resin.safest paint remover i have found that works on plastic but may take awhile is plain old brake fluid.soak the parts covered in fluid for a few days and scrub with a tooth brush.or cover with wet towels soaked in brake fluid wrapped with plastic to prevent a mess.
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