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#1 OFFLINE   pompei

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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:16 PM

I had a new screen put in the Saab last month. The guys who fitted it secured it to the roof panel with duct tape to keep it secure whilst it went off.  Now there is a residue on the screen and the roof.

 

Any recommendations on how to get it off? 

 

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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:32 PM

Sticky Stuff Remover.


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:40 PM

^^ whs. Works a treat,when someone piddled badges off the old vectra it removed all traces
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:46 PM

Before you go spending, try some wd40
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:52 PM

I bought an Alfa Spider a couple of years back that someone had de-badged leaving Pinifarina etc written in glue. Paint thinners followed by T-cut and a polish and job was jobbed.


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:53 PM

I have found brake cleaner useful too to be fair.


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#7 ONLINE   Timewaster

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Posted 25 October 2015 - 12:57 PM

I misread dw's post as brake fluid!

Hopefully Pompei won't do the same.
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 01:02 PM

Nail varnish remover should work


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 01:04 PM

Try furniture polish. I know it sounds odd but if you use the silicon free polish ( smart price stuff etc ) this will get residue off. The cleaners in Asda do it that way.


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 01:52 PM

Tar and glue remover . Pop round your local car dealer or valeter with a 6 pack and a coke bottle
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 04:48 PM

Thanks folks :-)


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 04:56 PM

I wouldn't use nail varnish remover- it's acetone and likely to soften and remove the paint. Sticky stuff remover is great. Autoglym tar remover is excellent but not cheap.
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 04:58 PM

Lighter fuel
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 05:05 PM

I'd try WD40 first of all :)


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 08:09 PM

I wouldn't use nail varnish remover- it's acetone and likely to soften and remove the paint. Sticky stuff remover is great. Autoglym tar remover is excellent but not cheap.

 

It's worth repeating this - don't use nail varnish remover.


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Posted 25 October 2015 - 10:23 PM

Oop's. Sorry if I give shite advice!!
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Posted 25 October 2015 - 10:30 PM

I misread dw's post as brake fluid!

Hopefully Pompei won't do the same.

Aye, I did the same!


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Posted 31 October 2015 - 09:24 AM

Might be a bit late, but get the windscreen people back to sort it, their work should be guaranteed, you shouldn't have to do anything.

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