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Old 01-16-2013, 11:31 PM   #11
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well, i scrubbed and scrubbed with the lighter fluid today, but to no avail. i dont know what this stuff is made of. the was of paper towels shredded before anything moved. my dad suggested a shaving razor because they're sharper than a normal scraping razor and will follow the contour of the window. only thing im concerned about is removing what is left of my defroster and antenna. guess ill go out and buy a claybar snce that seems like the cheapest/ safest option on the board right now.

i know wet dryer sheets work well with burnt on stuff on frying pans (not a great cook here). wonder if the same applies here. lol

i also might try using hand sanitizer. ive heard it works great on tree sap.

anyway, report back tomorrow. nothing to do all day so hopefully ill finally get that crap off.
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The clay bar thing is just a shot in the dark because nothing else is working ... might work, might not. If it doesn't work you may have to use steam. I have heard of guys covering their back windows with garbage bags (the large dark green ones) in the middle of summer to get tint off. It works by creating a moist heat on the glass surface, but you need hot weather to try this. A steamer will do the same thing, probably better.

Try the clay bar and let us know.
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dryer sheet for the win! turns out the soap in the dryer sheet softens up the adhesive somehow. i got the soap all over the window real good, then used a credit card on the thick stuff and a plain old rag on the rest. gotta do the back window tomorrow, but the back doors look perfect.
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I would just doublecheck the defroster to make sure all of the lines are still intact (voltmeter would make quick work of this) before you get tint back on it.

That is one of the reasons I don't have tint up yet (among many )
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defroster is screwed. took it off with the razor blade :/ redneck solution: aimed the rear vents at the back window. lol
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Beleive it or not guys but Contact cement cleaner is awesome I use it too remove the glue when you take decals off your car Its clear and when your done you just spray windex over it and it cleans up really easy!!
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