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Unread 11-26-2007, 11:23 AM   #1
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Removing 'wood' from Wagoneer

Hello,

I recently purchased a 1988 Wagoneer. Does anyone have any experience removing the 'wood' on the outside of the car and repainting the vehicle?

i.e.- is it expensive? Is it a painstaking process for body shops? How does it look when completed?

I hope such a suggestion isn't sacreligious, I just think the car would be more beautiful if the 'Kitsch' factor was removed. Thanks.

Paul

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Unread 11-26-2007, 11:37 AM   #2
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To me, it's like painting over Mona Lisa's smile. I'd leave the fake wood.
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Unread 11-26-2007, 11:44 AM   #3
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Just give your kid a putty knife and tell him "Don't touch the Jeep."
If you don't have any kids, you can borrow mine. They will have it stripped in less than an hour.
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Unread 11-26-2007, 01:03 PM   #4
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It actually is quite the easy task...

Heat gun or blow dryer...

Get it hot... peel it off....

www.bjsoffroad.com sells replacements as well.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 08:07 PM   #5
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look for pictures of a '80 to '83 Cherokee to see what it looks like without the fake woody
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Unread 12-05-2007, 08:54 PM   #6
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i have thought about taking mine off.
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Unread 12-06-2007, 04:13 AM   #7
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Turn a bunch of dumb termites loose on it? Sorry... just came to me
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