Florida Members - Close to Impossible ( sail panel removal )
05-04-2012, 05:19 PM
removed the sail panel from a 98 z28 today ..this is to replace my panel thats all bubbled and nasty.. wasnt the hardest thing in the world but was definitely a challenge to say the least ... process took roughly about 2 hours start to finish .... i must thank my buddy philsblwnz28 and my buddy justin for all the help
05-04-2012, 05:22 PM
good job......never thought it could be saved
05-04-2012, 06:46 PM
what did you do to get it off? never thought much about it but seems to me like you could probably use a piece of piano wire or something similar (like and old style windshield removal tool) and run it across there and cut the adhesive
05-04-2012, 07:05 PM
heatgun ... lol lots of heat and i couldnt find piano wire thats what i was going to use .... so i used the next best thing i went out and bought guitar wire
05-04-2012, 07:11 PM
its ironic how the the sail panels from 93-97 never really had issues just the 98 and up !!! The ones from the 93-97 were a different material !!! I have replaced mine on my 98 twice already and it stays in the garage !
05-05-2012, 08:24 PM
Well this 98 is ok not an issue at all
05-06-2012, 06:21 AM
It was the 99 and up that had the bad glue on the sail panels .93-98 were glued with the good glue.But maybe a few 98s got the bad glue aswell .My 98s sail panel is perfect .
05-06-2012, 06:39 AM
Exactly ... I can't wait to get mine off lol so my car will look good again
05-09-2012, 12:53 PM
I heard they fixed the issue for '02 and my car is fine, not bubbling at all.
Theres also this fix which isn't bad for the price
05-09-2012, 03:38 PM
lol i got mine alot cheaper then that lol
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