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Anyone had any success removing the ugly warning labels on the sun visors?

Goo gone maybe to get them off? They look like a very thin decal or maybe silkscreen?
 

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That was my first project ;) I used a blowdryer to get mine off - rub off with an old washcloth after it's hot and soft. Then GooGone gets the rest of the adhesive off. You'll never know they were there - mine came out great!!!

Most visors aren't as durable as our plastic Miata visors... They work better though as you can swing them above the header and to the side to block the sun; ours only fold down.
 

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Wow, I guess Mazda/Fiat really don't want that label coming off. I have never tried to remove it, but I do think it's unsightly.

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The hair dryer is the key. Get the material soft and use any thin plastic edge - I'm thinking a credit card would work too.
 

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Is there a car with cheaper-looking visors?
 
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Removing visor labels is always the first mod I do when I get a new (or used) car, and I have NEVER encountered one that could not be removed. For those that do not want to invest the time they make covers decals to cover them.
 

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Is there a car with cheaper-looking visors?
Thank you. They are the cheapest looking visors I've ever seen in my life. Great opportunity for an aftermarket product designer to create a handsome cover and make some money.
 

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I think I remember Mazda specifically touting the visors as a perfect example of how aggressive the weight-saving campaign during ND development really was. I'm sure quite a bit of that weight saving was also cost-saving... but as with much of the car, I dig that simplicity.
 

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I like the look but are you kidding me at $200 and it's fake leather...... REALLY????
 
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I think I remember Mazda specifically touting the visors as a perfect example of how aggressive the weight-saving campaign during ND development really was. I'm sure quite a bit of that weight saving was also cost-saving... but as with much of the car, I dig that simplicity.
For sure. But if you have a big breakfast you've instantly undone all the work.
 
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For sure. But if you have a big breakfast you've instantly undone all the work.
It keeps me on the treadmill. Those weight savings are really important. My solution to the cheap visors and ugly warning labels is to simply not look up there.

Wish the visors swiveled out. I have to wear my giant Elton John sunglasses to block the sun when it shines through the side window. Pic later.
 

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How hard was it to get the visors off in the first place?
 

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How hard was it to get the visors off in the first place?
You don't take them off. You just blast the label with a hair dryer in your garage while they're still attached, and scrape away. Dampen a rag with GooGone and wipe off the rest of the adhesive, and you're done.

It left little bits of label everywhere in the interior, but they vacuumed up pretty easily.
 
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