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Step 1: Decide if you really want to remove the label or not. Some see no reason to, others think they are an eyesore, while still others think it's enough that Big Brother tells us that we all have to wear seat belts, let alone require manufacturers to put air bag warning labels on our cars. Now, I personally think Big Brother needs to figure out a better warning label for two seaters since they would probably rather I not place my child in the rear cargo area of my C7 (see warning label bullet number 2). lol



Step 2: Using a hair dryer on high heat, begin blowing hot air on one corner of the label. Once you've done this for a few seconds, begin to pull the corner of the label from the visor.



Step 3: Continue blowing hot air along the back edge of the label as you slowly pull the label off the visor. If your fingers get hot, put some gloves on...or suck it up and see how hot you can let your fingers get before you switch hands. lol The following photo shows what the visor fabric looks like after removing the warning label prior to any treatment.



Step 4: At this point, there are several ways to remove the glue that has remained behind on the visor fabric. I found that a stronger adhesive remover worked best. I used 3M Adhesive and Wax remover. Spray the adhesive remover on a clean cloth and work it into the surface of the visor fabric. As the adhesive begins to come off the visor, use other sections of the cloth as the adhesive will adhere to the cloth you are using. WARNING: Using too much adhesive removed will release the adhesive holding the visor fabric in place. It's better to begin by using very little adhesive remover than to begin with too much.

Step 5: Once you have the glue cleaned off, spray the area with a mild water and soap solution to clean the adhesive remover from the fabric. Use another clean cloth to clean and dry visor.

At this point, I was not initially 100% happy with the result. The next two photos show what the visors looked like at this point.

Driver Side Visor



Passenger Side Visor



I went back and used a mild adhesive remover once again (Elmer's Sticky Out). This time, I used the hair dryer to blow hot air on the surface as I rubbed the adhesive remover over the fabric. I could see that using the hair dryer with the adhesive remover was making a difference! I then used a wet rag and rubbed the fabric quite a bit to remove all remaining adhesive and to raise the fabric in a way that matched the rest of the fabric on the visor. The next two photos reveal the finished product. And I think I can live with this. :D

Driver Side Final Result



Passenger Side Final Result




Step 6: Enjoy your warning label free visors!
 

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I decided to go another way with this project.

I noticed a nice solution on Amazon and decided this would work much better, much easier to do, and would look extremely awesome with the top down. In this case, when I drop the top, people behind me see my visors up with these beautiful Corvette flags.

This is a nice show piece for convertibles.

What do you think?

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Would it be possible to swap them so the label would be hidden when the visor is up? Then you could return to stock if you ever felt the need.
 

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Would it be possible to swap them so the label would be hidden when the visor is up? Then you could return to stock if you ever felt the need.
I just placed it over the warning label. I think it should be possible in the future to peel it off if you wanted to.
 

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Thanks for the write up jagamajajaran! ;)
 

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Would it be possible to swap them so the label would be hidden when the visor is up? Then you could return to stock if you ever felt the need.
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Is there a Mirror on the other side?
 

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I decided to go another way with this project.
I noticed a nice solution on Amazon and decided this would work much better, much easier to do, and would look extremely awesome with the top down. In this case, when I drop the top, people behind me see my visors up with these beautiful Corvette flags.

What do you think?



I like the idea, but think I'll wait for the C7 logo
Amazon.com: Corvette C6 BLACK Visor Airbag Decal Covers, Domed, Heavy Weight Foil & Epoxy, Pair: Automotive
 

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jagamajajaran,

I used your warning label removal process with the same results. Not perfect but I know where to look. Not unlike Xpel, most of the time you (or anyone else) won't see the outline.
I used the hot hair dryer, removed the labels, applied Goo Gone (no color fade) to a white sock, old but clean, and went to town. Soapy water rinse, then another round or two using the hair dryer to heat things up to the point of wondering if my nitrile gloves would melt. Then a light water wipe down. About 45 minutes per side. I like the clean look, but if the glue come back and is not removable, I can always cover it up with something cool!

Thanks for the post!
 

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I was surprised to see that my sun visors have nothing sticked on them.... Good thing.
 

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I think when you use a hot hair dryer it tends to soften the glue so it sticks to the visor. When I removed mine I just peeled back a corner and then got a good grip and slowly just kept peelin till it was off..NO residue or marks left on the visor..FWIW
 

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jagamajajaran,

I used your warning label removal process with the same results. Not perfect but I know where to look. Not unlike Xpel, most of the time you (or anyone else) won't see the outline.
I used the hot hair dryer, removed the labels, applied Goo Gone (no color fade) to a white sock, old but clean, and went to town. Soapy water rinse, then another round or two using the hair dryer to heat things up to the point of wondering if my nitrile gloves would melt. Then a light water wipe down. About 45 minutes per side. I like the clean look, but if the glue come back and is not removable, I can always cover it up with something cool!

Thanks for the post!
I think when you use a hot hair dryer it tends to soften the glue so it sticks to the visor. When I removed mine I just peeled back a corner and then got a good grip and slowly just kept peelin till it was off..NO residue or marks left on the visor..FWIW
Buzz since we have the 3LT interior, the sticker may come off easier and without a hair dryer. However, the 2LT interior may need some heat and elbow grease.
 

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You may be right on that one!!
 

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jagamajajaran,

I used your warning label removal process with the same results. Not perfect but I know where to look. Not unlike Xpel, most of the time you (or anyone else) won't see the outline.
I used the hot hair dryer, removed the labels, applied Goo Gone (no color fade) to a white sock, old but clean, and went to town. Soapy water rinse, then another round or two using the hair dryer to heat things up to the point of wondering if my nitrile gloves would melt. Then a light water wipe down. About 45 minutes per side. I like the clean look, but if the glue come back and is not removable, I can always cover it up with something cool!

Thanks for the post!
Glad to help!

Buzz since we have the 3LT interior, the sticker may come off easier and without a hair dryer. However, the 2LT interior may need some heat and elbow grease.
I have a 3LT and had to use the heat. I think it actually has more to do with how long the label has been on the visor. The sooner it is removed, the easier it is to remove. :)
 
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I just removed the labels from my 3LT. First, I tried it cold and peeled back a corner. The sticker was not cooperating and even ignored my verbal commands. So, I got my "hair dryer" and warm it up. The sticker came off easily. If you use a "hair dryer" like mine, keep it several inches away from the sticker. I love the results. Thanks Jag!

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The sticker was not cooperating and even ignored my verbal commands.... I love the results. Thanks Jag!
Glad you like the result! And thanks for the chuckle about it ignoring your verbal commands...lol! :)
 
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I was surprised to see that my sun visors have nothing sticked on them.... Good thing.
I hate both the warning stickers and the idea of glue residue on my visors. This comment makes me wonder how much it would cost to get a new pair of visors from Europe . . . hmmm . . .

Does anyone know would the fabric on Euro-spec cars' visors match that of US-spec 1LTs?
 
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