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Old 12-10-2017, 09:06 AM   #1
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Looking for recommendations on cold weather (Minnesota) installation of decals
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Old 12-10-2017, 11:18 AM   #2
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Do it indoors.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:25 PM   #3
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Do it indoors.
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Thanks for the response. Not what I was looking for. What I had in mind was a minimum temperature that would work for a proper installation. The Boxster is in my garage which can be warmed up.
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Thanks for the response. Not what I was looking for. What I had in mind was a minimum temperature that would work for a proper installation. The Boxster is in my garage which can be warmed up.
Id say 50-55F... more so that youre not freezing your giblets off.
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most decals are plastic, so the hotter it is the better adhesion you'll get.
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Old 12-11-2017, 05:10 AM   #7
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You can also use a heat gun to warm the area up
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Start with the decal at room temp. Heat gun the surface your applying it to. I would do it inside if possible. If it warmer than 50 inside you got it licked.
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Hey guys (Boxsterssteve/Randallneighbor/jsceash/itsnotanota):

Thank you for the information. much more useful.....Steve, 50 above would require shedding some outer garments!
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