Removing stickers

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  1. gordoncbrown

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    Hi, the previous owner has put a few stickers on the back window. I have a couple of my own I would like to put up but don't want to have stickers everywhere. What's the best way to remove them without leaving residue or scratching the window?

    Thanks
     
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    hair dryer,warm the sticker up and peel off:thumb:
     
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    wd40 soak it on leave for a while then off it comes
     
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    Definitely a hair dryer, be patient not too hot, Any residue can be removed with Tar & Glue Remover available at any car cleaning outlet. (non abrasive won't hurt the window)

    Hope this Helps.................Griff.....:thumb:
     
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    After the hair dryer, I use virgin olive oil,.
    Swear by it.

    Don
     
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    I bet Popeye not happy:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    It's usually a combination of tricks. The hairdryer is great for removing the bulk. This "May" however leave some residue. At which point you need to either know your adhesives or be prepared to mess around.

    You will then need to experiment with the different solvents such as wd40 or isopropyl alcohol. chances are the first one will not work but keep going you will find one that does. Best not to work the surface too hard as it will damage it and the results are rarely good. If the first thing you try doesn't work don't push it. Wipe it off and rinse. Try the next thing.
     
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    lighter fluid does it

    As the fluid evaporates it is safe to use to remove on lables.. we have used this trick for years.. on books to remove price tickets .. the wet just goes as it dries out.. tip it on to the edge of the lable and it will works its way behind and through it.. may have to do it a couple of times but it works...

    Been using it on model (toys) boxes for years to remove price tickets as well, as the box is important in value to not have marked or damaged with price tickets.

    I used it on my RV to remover the supplying dealers stickers as well.

    Bob:thumb:
     
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    Thanks to everyone

    Stickers removed.

    New issue. How do I get WD40 out of seat covers?


    Only kidding. If I had got WD40 on the seats I wouldn't be typing this:Rofl1:
     
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    Virgin Olive Oil.
    A lot safer than WD40:cry:
     

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