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It depends one how baked into the paint the pinstripe is. Some times they'll leave a illusion like stripe in the paint after removing the stripes. Which will require you to buff and polish it out. I used a 3M eraser wheel to remove the pinstripes. You can get one for a drill or even a pneumatic one. It's about $20.
 

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It depends one how baked into the paint the pinstripe is. Some times they'll leave a illusion like stripe in the paint after removing the stripes. Which will require you to buff and polish it out. I used a 3M eraser wheel to remove the pinstripes. You can get one for a drill or even a pneumatic one. It's about $20.
So if it leaves a pin stripe illusion on the paint it can just be buffed and polished out?
 

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I have a similar issue, what would I do if they are painted on? And before anyone asks, yes I'm 100% sure they are painted on. They're not the vinyl ones.
 

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I have a similar issue, what would I do if they are painted on? And before anyone asks, yes I'm 100% sure they are painted on. They're not the vinyl ones.
If it's above the clear coat, I've seen people use a dremel and a felt wheel with some glaze or polish. Some use chemicals like lacquer thinner, which I would definitely not recommend using it. If you really want to use a harsh chemical, try using mineral spirits. They aren't as potent as thinners. An older way that lots of people have used is using Easy off oven cleaner. Get it in a cup and use a Q-tip to rub it into the pinstriped areas. Make sure to not let it dry out.
 
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