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Old 08-28-2005, 09:15 AM
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I was applying the decals for my 1969 HPI Dodge Charger body and happened to completley mess up one of the decals by putting it in the wrong place. I peeled it off and i was all stretched out. Think it might shrink back i let it sit overnight and it did not do anything. Is there a was to shrink it or make it the original size.
Thanks, Cameron
Old 08-29-2005, 02:46 AM
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Here is a little tip when applying decals.....Get a small bowl of water, maybe a cup or so...If you happen to have a tupperware sandwich container, thats best. Have the water be a warm temperature and put in 3-4 drops of dish soap and stir it with your fingers. Then run all of your decals through the water first, you will have time to re-adjust it. Then once in place, hit it with the hairdryer on hot/high and the decal will start molding to the car. It works especially well with the Charger and Cuda by HPI.

As far as it strecting out like that...Try to do like I said above and hit it with heat from the hair dryer, you can do alot to the decal when it is soft from the heat.

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Old 08-29-2005, 02:55 PM
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Thanks, ill have to try that. I ended up sending an email to HPI and told them the problem and they said i just needed to give them my adress and they would send a new set of decals out to me free of charge. Ill do what you said when i apply these ones and see how they work.
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