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    paint shop

    What is the best way 2 strip the paint from the body, so it can be repainted?

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    By buying a new clear one.

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    that doesn`t strip the paint. But thanx anyway.

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    I don't think there is a way. That's what outkast187 was saying.
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    Once the paint is set you can't really get it off without damaging the plastic beyond use anyway.

    One option that some people are using (until clear bodies are available) is to paint the outside of the body. Also, someone local managed to get a hold of a clear Slash body today too, so they are out there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bde742
    What is the best way 2 strip the paint from the body, so it can be repainted?
    brake fluid...... itll remove the paint and not damage the plastic.....

    but as stated before clear bodies are available i gots me one

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    i think someone on rccrawler.com just painted right over the new body.

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    Thanx 4 the info. See I want 2 keep the stripe down the center, or at least parts of it, and the windows. I think they are part of the painted graffix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bde742
    Thanx 4 the info. See I want 2 keep the stripe down the center, or at least parts of it, and the windows. I think they are part of the painted graffix.
    you will need to soak the body in brake fluid..... the windows are decals, stripe is paint.... stripe is easy to do with masking tape.... so be prepared to start with a clear body since its impossible to mask off brake fluid...lol

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    The brake fluid method is messy and unless you have experience with it, it probably will not produce the results you want. Just save yourself a headache and buy a clear body. Speaking from experience.

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    Anyone have a link to a store that has the clear bodies available?? I have a custom paint job already lined up...

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