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Default Rear window, sticker removal advice please - 18th March 2017, 06:53 PM

Evening, I've got a 2004 convertible with the Perspex/plastic window.
I've taken most of a tatty old dealer sticker off, normally I'd then break out the petrol/turps/thinner/carb cleaner and scrub the rest off.

BUT, a bit concerned about this, I don't want to damage the Perspex. It's also over the heater wires.

Does anyone have any advice on how to get the last bits of sticker off please?
  
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Default 18th March 2017, 07:21 PM

i would use methylated spirit.... soak it into a microfibre cloth or similar and use it lightly so you as not to harm the plastic. have a cloth with soapy water handy to clean off residue, the spirit will mostly evaporate though.


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Default 18th March 2017, 11:32 PM

The convertible rear window is not plastic, it's GLASS.


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Default 19th March 2017, 09:47 AM

Goo gone is pretty good stuff, I've used it on lots of surfaces with no ill effect.
  
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Default 19th March 2017, 06:41 PM

Sticky stuff remover. Available from Lakeland.




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Default Rear window, sticker removal advice please - 20th March 2017, 01:48 PM

^ this. I use litres of the stuff! Love it.
  
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Default 21st March 2017, 07:30 PM

Thanks all. On my 2004 it feels warmish like plastic not glass, but I might be wrong. Regardless, I've got the heating element to worry about so I'll try meths. If I make a bodge of it I can always have a belt of meths to forget about it then.
  
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Default 21st March 2017, 07:45 PM

You'll be fine with meths.... it'll work a treat...... on both counts!


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