removing self-adhesive backing

Enodreven

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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
 
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Lindy-C

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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.
 

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.
 

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

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Since before Motorhomefun
Wilkinson's stock a thing called sticky stuff and it works although over £3 a aerosol
 
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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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Since before Motorhomefun
Aldi's got a special on sticky stuff (remover) £2.50.
 

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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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