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Removing tint on windows??

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 90blzr, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. 90blzr

    90blzr 1/2 ton status

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    Picked up a little beater to run back and forth to work in. Windows are tinted but are all bubbled and you cant see through them.
    I got most of it off but the back on is going to be a pain. Its has the defroster in the back window. I can scrap the tint off, I am afraid of damaging the defroster grid.

    Any ideas? This stuff is ON THERE too. People were saying it would come off in a few pieces....more like a few HUNDRED pieces:doah:
     
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    Tech in the lounge?

    PAD









    (I couldnt have helped you anyways)
     
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    Think I should put it in the garage?
     
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    Is it the sort you apply with scalding water? Try that. Maybe acetone... :dunno:
     
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    Acetone will help get the stickyness off the windows. As far as taking the tint off the back window it usually takes me forever because I have to be careful of the defroster. I haven't figured out an easy way around the defroster yet.
     
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    here you go mike....

    http://www.tintdude.com/remove.html

    use of ammonia.. talks directly about defroster lines... not very helpful.. but there is an entire forum about window tinting.... must be fun people to talk to at parties


    cam
     
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    a friend of mine is a window tinter, he showed me how he does it, he uses a steamer to steam off the window film, then a mild solution of cleaner to scrub off the glue leftover stuff. He uses one of those green scrubby pad things with the cleaner for dishes after the tint is removed, to get the glue off.

    Works real nice, and not real hard scraping or anything to do.
     

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