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On the side of my car are three clear stickers. Looks like some kind of protective stuff but why there? It's really weird. I was thinking of trying to peel them off. Anyone else have these on their cars? Will I be able to get it off easily with a hair dryer?

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Lol, never noticed them but I have em too


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I guess it's supposed to be there. Funny I have never seen it before, but looks like some other cars have it too.

I don't know this is really strange to me. I have had many cars and none of them had these stickers. I have seen plenty of chips on the hood and front end but never any chips on the doors or the side skirt.

I had an 06 G35 coupe that came with a clear bra on the front. Thing is when the car was maybe 8 years old a neighbor backed into it and scuffed the clear bra. It ended up being a big deal because the clear bra wouldn't come off. They had to call in a specialist from the company that made it. They did eventually get it off. Had my car for over a week and they damaged the paint a little bit getting it off. Based on that I'm not a fan of clear bras. When the car gets old it will look like shit and then you wont' be able to get it off.

Hair dryer this weekend
 
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I guess it's supposed to be there. Funny I have never seen it before, but looks like some other cars have it too.

I don't know this is really strange to me. I have had many cars and none of them had these stickers. I have seen plenty of chips on the hood and front end but never any chips on the doors or the side skirt.

I had an 06 G35 coupe that came with a clear bra on the front. Thing is when the car was maybe 8 years old a neighbor backed into it and scuffed the clear bra. It ended up being a big deal because the clear bra wouldn't come off. They had to call in a specialist from the company that made it. They did eventually get it off. Had my car for over a week and they damaged the paint a little bit getting it off. Based on that I'm not a fan of clear bras. When the car gets old it will look like shit and then you wont' be able to get it off.

Hair dryer this weekend
I've been noticing more manufactures install these little patches of paint protection on newer cars. Even my Ford Focus has them lol.
 

spider55

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#8
They're also on the inside door handles where your fingernails would hit. They put them on where cars commonly get scratches and dings.
 

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I had them and I’ve seen them on other vehicles. They look like crap after a while. I removed mine.


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You need to apply some protection to keep them looking good.

The same type of protection you use on your paint works well with those too.
 

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