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Removed my tints - stuck with glue

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Hi guys. Have removed the tints off my windows. As they were looking a little tatty.

Unfortunately there is glue residue stuck on the window. What's best for removing it

Thanks

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Get a window scraper, the type with sharp blade, then spray the window with water and washing up liquid mix, allow to soak for a couple of minutes, and keep the glass as wet as possible and the blade flat to the window to avoid scratching,
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Try Zippo lighter fluid (the cheap chinese ones) It works great on stickers.
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We have to re do window tints on locos at work, all ways use a stanley blade and window cleaner spray works really well and well easy
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Vinegar spray and a blade.
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Methylated spirit, but don't drink too much.

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Petrol-soaked rag. All the proprietary solvent-removers are almost entirely hydro-carbons, and are a BIG chunk more than a quid and a third for a litre... Worked a treat at de-pimping the front door windows and tailgate on the Shogun. A hairdryer or heatgun pointed just ahead of the edge, as you peel back the film, helps to minimise the residue, too.

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You may laugh, but try peanut butter.
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What sort of film are you thinking of? :lol: :lol:
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wd40

Removing stickiness is about the only thing it's half decent at.
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Glass cleaner from Tescos
Fine wire woll
Spray the glass well and rub with fine wire woll
Job done.

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Really recommend this amazing stuff from Halfords, just spray on leave & wipe off. Had some really heavy glue on the rear cowling on my motorbike & some residue along the van where someone had put a cr4ppy tribal sticker down both sides. Couldn't get either off with WD40 or even using a machine polisher. Used some of this & it came straight off (doesn't have any affect on paintwork):

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/cleani ... ff-remover" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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