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Old 07-23-2005, 03:02 PM
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remove tint on windows..

hi guys,

would any of you know how i can remove the window tint from the front passenger and driver windows on this 560sec ?


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Old 07-23-2005, 04:54 PM
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When I had tint removed from windows the shop used a steamer like the one being sold on TV to clean grout, etc.
They started at the top and as the tinting film released they sprayed a soapy mixture and pulled the film off the window.
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Old 07-23-2005, 05:02 PM
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Smile Window tint removal

I purchased a perfessional vapor steamer for my detail shop. cut through tint like butter. The safe alternative to nasty chemicals.

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Old 07-28-2005, 11:56 PM
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Soak/Drench with windex, than put black trash bag flat against it, leave parked in sun for an hour or so..........and magic. Its the ghetto way but it works.
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Old 08-03-2005, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by jr6700
Soak/Drench with windex, than put black trash bag flat against it, leave parked in sun for an hour or so..........and magic. Its the ghetto way but it works.

yes because windex is ammonia based ( the home use cleaner ) the automotive one won't work. use windex or regular ammonia.
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Old 08-04-2005, 01:38 PM
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I scrape and peel with a single edge razor scraper...then clean with windex or some cleaner with amonia in it....
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Old 03-08-2006, 01:07 AM
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Strip the tint which will leave the adhesive behind. Saturate the glass with Simple Green and then cover the glass with clear plastic. The adhesive will become gooey in very short order. Remove the plastic and scrape it with a razor blade. Finally clean and prep with a 50/50 mix of alcohol/water. This will also stop those nasty streaking winders too!!

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Old 03-08-2006, 11:56 AM
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You need amonia, a razor, and a couple of hours
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Old 03-08-2006, 12:39 PM
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I watched a friend do this on his Audi.....really tedious!!
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