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Old 01-13-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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hey guys. a few weeks ago, i had to remove my tint and now i cant remove the adhesive. ive tried everything from throttle body cleaner to goo gone. ontop of it looking terrible, it smells so much like B.O. its giving me headaches.

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Take an old rag(preferably an old washcloth) and soak it with Zippo lighter fluid(stuff in the big yellow can will work too) and then hold the cloth to the area for a bit, then gently rub it off while flipping the cloth over and over.
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hmm lighter fluid never even crossed my mind. i have a ton of that. thanks for the tip, ill be sure to try it tomorrow!
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i had decent luck with just the window cleaner wipes, clorox brand i was using. worked better than all those other things that are "made for" that
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I think any sort of adhesive remover will work, as well. It may take some time, but, it does come off.
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Bill, he did try Goof Off, but it appeared it didn't work. Which is weird too.
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This might be an absolutely useless suggestion, but I will throw it out there anyway. Try using a clay bar. A buddy of mine painted his Stang and got overspray all over the windshield. He tried solvents and a razor, but nothing would remove the overspray from the glass. We went over it with a clay bar and it cleaned right up with very minimal effort.

If you run out of things to try, you might consider this. If you do, let me know how it works.
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A steamer is the best way to remove tint and the adhesive.
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Find a old wallpaper remover steamer on Craigslist??? Maybe wallpaper remove sold in the paint dept a Menards. I like Roy'* idea a lot, it doesn't cost much to try.
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What about 3M adhesive remover?
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