removing self-adhesive backing

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  1. Enodreven

    Enodreven xMember

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    Hi,

    What do you use to remove the self-adhesive backing from plastic windows or in my case plastic headlight covers ??

    any suggestion gratefully received ??

    Brian
     
  2. Lindy-C

    Lindy-C Deleted User

    Do you mean the residue left behind when you peel the sticky backed plastic off?

    I find "Sticky Stuff Remover" works well or alternatively WD40.

    Use with a warm damp soft cloth to avoid scratches.
     
  3. American Dream

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    I've always used Methylated Spirit and a NEW clean cloth used very Gently.

    Seems to remove the residue quite well.
     
  4. Terry

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    Hi nail varnish remover or petrol!!! I have pvc cleaner as well (smelly stuff) not the gif type
    terry
     
  5. Road Runner

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    Wilkinson's stock a thing called sticky stuff and it works although over £3 a aerosol
     
  6. Enodreven

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    Thanks everyone, perhaps Jim or Bryan could move this to the top tips forum ??


    Thanks
    Brian
     
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    that brasso stuff in a tin works ok:Smile:
     
  8. Road Runner

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    Aldi's got a special on sticky stuff (remover) £2.50.
     
  9. Enodreven

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    Hi, John

    Is it on offer at the moment ?? only i can't find it on their web site

    Thanks
    Brian

     
  10. Road Runner

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    In the stores

    Or 2 I looked into today in Swansea
     
  11. Enodreven

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    Thanks, John

    I will go to my nearest store tomorrow morning

    Brian

     
  12. Road Runner

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    Hope your lucky of full price in Wilkinsons:Wink:
     
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    hi brian,
    i use brake and clutch cleaner sprayed onto a clean cloth.
    safe to use on paint and it also removes dried flies and does a good job of cleaning windscreen road film.
     
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