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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Apr 20th, 2017, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
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The seller of my car had stuck for sale signs up with a double sided gel like tape on the windows. I am having trouble removing it and was going to use a razor blade or a credit card to try and scrape it off. Do you think this is a good idea or can you recommend the best options.

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Autoglym Tar Remover also does the trick.
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A razor will remove the excess tape too but keep it flat to the glass. I'm forever getting stickers stuck to my window for parking in places I'm not supposed to
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I use Goo Gone, it's brilliant for removing a sticky mess!
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I use Goo Gone, it's brilliant for removing a sticky mess!
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Lighter Fluid is also good. Stuff you put in Zippo lighters. Most corner shops sell it.
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I agree Sean, I have very fond memories from those carefree years.
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