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Old 06-04-2019, 10:46 PM   #1
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Great way to remove adhesive when you're DIYing new slide out seals

I'm replacing the slideout seals on my 2005 Gulfstream BT Cruiser.

One of the seals is glued on with double-sided tape. When I pulled it off it left a lot of gummy black adhesive behind. I tried lots of things people suggested like chemicals, razors, scrapers, etc. and it really was a job to clean it off.

Then I found this great drill attachment that worked like a champ - shows how well it works the first time I tried it.

Here's the one I used:
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Thanks for the tip. Looks like a good tool to have around.
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Citrus air freshener is the best thing I’ve found for removing glue.
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My wiper seals are in a 3" wide trench so I am using a sharp 1/2" wood chisel and scraping the glue as I remove them. It is taking 90% of the adhesive off that way. One slide down 3 to go.
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