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Old 05-17-2007, 09:06 PM   #1
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Removing Tint

I recently had to replace my drivers side window glass. Unfortunately, my car doesn't have tint, and the new pane of glass was tinted. My brother tried to remove the tint, but the surface is still sticky, and it looks dirty. Can anyone suggest what to use to remove tint or the adhesive for tint?? I haven't tried anything yet, so i'm open to suggestions. I was thinking possibly using nail polish remover, but I'm not sure how practical that is, or if there's a more common product used to remove the adhesive.
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Old 05-17-2007, 11:52 PM   #2
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Try calling up local tint places and ask what they use to remove the adhesive.

I think acetone is what they use, but don't quote me on that.
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:29 AM   #3
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Old 05-18-2007, 10:32 AM   #4
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i donde this gf car and well ok i us hot soap watery and syreng nidle and sqeeky it inside tint yes it work for us! god luck!
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Old 05-18-2007, 02:25 PM   #5
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EasyOff oven cleaner.

Seriously, it's what the professionals use. Just watch the interior parts and paint.
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:42 PM   #6
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Take the tint off and take the window out and soak it over night to get the glue off.
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