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If you have been trying to get the goop off from removal of your window tint, I used to be in your shoes. I tried everything from goo-gone, and rubbing compound to coca-cola and nothing seemed to work. One day I left my car at my girlfriend's house and she tried something new and it worked like a charm! Fingernail polish remover (acetone) and a brillo pad. Just thought I would let everyone in on the news.
I just ripped my tint off and I had some window cleaner that did the job quite well, I also used a brillo pad. The only thing that would concern me about the nail polish remover is that I have a painted interior and I would be worried about messun up the door panels, but then again 4 screws and they pop right off. Is there any disadvantages to using nail polish remover? I wonder if it would attack the weather stripping and ruin it if it came in contact. I dunno but as with anything as long as your careful you will probably have no problems. Thanks for the advice.
Ammonia maybe? have you tried that? When you go to a tint shop that is what they use to take tint off. You can buy ammonia from any store basically for like a buck a gallon. I'm sure you know that already, but if not i hope it helps for maybe next time.
i have a question. I was goin to get my tint redone cause the tint that came on my car is messing up in the rear. I wanted to see if i liked the car w/out tint but i was told that if i take the tint off the rear window that my defrost on the rear would no longer work?!?! could someone please let me konw any information on this like is it true?
I removed some tints recently. The side windows were pretty easy. When it came to the rear hatch, the top layer came off no problem, but the colored bottom layer did not. Now its impossible to get the bottom layer off with a razor blade, it wont peel, it just breaks off.
I searched and found out that there is a special procedure for taking off the tint on the rear glass with ammonia or simple green. Yes, I should have done my homework.
Could I just heat up the remaining layer with a heat gun and peel it off with a razor blade? Is there a temperature at which I could do this without cracking the glass?
removing your tint depends on the type of tint and how old. if its baked on(more than 6 months) or its a low grade tint(walmart) you will more than likely have to do some scraping, i personally dont like to use any harsh removal agents. some goo gone and a razor blade will get the job done real quick. if the tint isnt baked on you might be able to lift a corner with a heat gun and pull the whole sheet right off, if its a decent grade film you can probably pull the whole sheet off but there will be a layer of adhesive still on the window, refer to the googone and razor method above. good luck
I actually used a blow dryer and a bar of soap not sure if someone told me that as a joke or not and I thought it worked well. I think pretty much anything will work, its just a matter of how well it will work.
well jackhammers might be a lil overkill but i remember redo-ing an interior not that long ago where the cars owner decided to remove the tint with easy-off..... guess i shoulda specified. Then again she was blonde and her b/f was always high so i might not have needed to add that tid-bit of info ....