De-badging - Page 2 -

Go Back > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005-2014 Mustangs > 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section

2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section For all appearance mods to the 2005-2009 S197's


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-18-2013, 10:50 AM   #11
Join Date: May 2013
Vehicle: 2007 Mustang V6 Pony Package, 2003 Cadillac STS, 2004 Mazda Miata GT
Location: Ontario
Posts: 40

Originally Posted by chrisdbassplayer View Post
Just an FYI did your car spend alot of time in the sun the last 4 + years? you might have some paint fade not sure though! As far as removing the stripes Ive never done the lower rockers but I did remove my hood and rear stripes to have it re-striped and all I did is leave it in the warm sun for about an hour. Started on one side and evenly started pulling slowly to remove them. Then cleaned off what glue was left with mineral spirits and a microfiber towel and then washed to get the mineral spirits all cleaned off.
Was the paint faded under the stripes? I just bought an 07 Pony Package (V6) with the racing stripes that I personally don't care for, but I'm afraid to see what's underneath them, since I believe they've been on since the car was new (but can't be sure). If I take them off, I suppose I could replace with a different color (now they're grey), and also the end of the stripe on the trunk already has some missing pieces.
STSGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2013, 11:56 AM   #12
3rd Gear Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Vehicle: 2006,Ford,Mustang GT
Location: Illinois
Posts: 556

A lot of it depends on color, but it has become less of a problem in recent years, if you have a garage spot for your car then there won't be any color difference at all. It's usually only reds and blues and maaaybe yellow/green that sit outside all the time.
Rylay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2013, 05:20 PM   #13
DeadBob's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Premium
Location: PA
Posts: 35

I'll probably be trying to remove them very slowly, and yes I do believe it has been in the sun a rather lot, before I had it, it was a rent-a-car, the paint seems pretty good though, I will find out though... probably next weekend when I get my tuner, screaming demon coil pack, taylor street thunder wires, and new plugs, might as well just try it then
DeadBob is offline   Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
De-badging a Boss 302 Jouhaux GT S197 General Discussion 30 05-16-2015 07:21 PM
Chrome Mustang Trunk Lid Letters? Topp64 2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section 15 05-07-2012 10:50 AM
Vossen Video-"Dare to be Different"!! Modified Honda Accord Crosstour | 20x10.5 CV3s Mike@Vossen Off Topic 1 03-30-2012 02:13 PM
de-badging AmericanMustang07 V6 S197 General Discussion 13 04-01-2009 11:19 PM
"de-badging" dljpdx Chop Shop 5 07-29-2006 03:11 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:44 PM.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company