The paint is baked at the factory to quickly cure it so gently heating the stripes should do no harm.WhaaWhoo said:Picked up my 2005 MCS but noticed two small (1-2 cm long) white scratches on the black bonnet stripe. The dealership agreed to replace the stripes but the process concerns me. They would have to heat up the clear coat on the bonnet, peel it off and then peel off the stripes. I worry that this process could damage the car's actual paint. I do have the Zaino line including a product that is suppose to help with scratches. I love, love, love this car. Any suggestions?