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Old 04-10-2005, 08:35 PM
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Question best way to strip old window tint quickly

subject pretty much says it all. i'm having difficulty getting to the tint shop for a 3 hr session with my schedule and theirs as i refuse to drop off the truck and let them drive me to work and then drive my truck to my work since i get off after they close. they're not sending my truck to me by way of some dumb kid. not thru the construction around here. they said if i stripped the tint myself it'd take less time and cost less so what's a good way to strip off that junk?
 
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Old 04-11-2005, 10:36 AM
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It easiest way

Score the tint 3-4 times and spray heavly with Windex. Then wrap black plastic garbage bags around the windows, for front and back just place them on top. Leave the car in the sun for about 2 hours. Then peel, couldn't be easier.
 
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Old 04-12-2005, 02:47 PM
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good to know.. the only way i'd ever done it was a razor blade ... ewww
 
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Old 04-12-2005, 03:34 PM
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I thnk it needs to be one with amonia in it for best results.
 
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Old 04-12-2005, 06:56 PM
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You'll still need to scrape off the glue with a razor blade and water/windex.
 
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Old 04-13-2005, 10:19 AM
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When i pulled off tint i used the actual tint off spray it was like 4 or $5 at the auto store. and i think there is a higher concentration of Amonia in it, making the glue easier to clean.
 
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Old 04-13-2005, 02:32 PM
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Tint spray is nothing more than deionized water with a little dish soap in it. Amonia can be harmfull to tint. You can stick newspaper on it and keep it wet for a while before starting.
 
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if you're stripping old tint off to replace it with new, i wldn't worry about harming the tint cuz it's not gonna be reused or anything.....
 
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Old 04-15-2005, 05:42 PM
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I did this for 10 years. Is the tint really purple with bubbles? Or is it kind of purple and not looking good?
 
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the back glass was the only one tinted, it's faded to purple and bubbling up around the edges and corners ... but i finally said to heck with it, i didn't have time till i got fired anyway and i'd already made the appt to have it done at this place.. the guy called one of his strippers in special cuz i never cld bring it in during the week.. till i got fired ... so i just had them do it ... it looks way better now than it did and i'm real happy with the place that did it except the cost seemed a little much for my taste but guys got the best rep around here and has been doing good work for 22 years now so i guess you pay the price for the best around ... i'll try to get new pics with the windows tinted and stuff

i appreciate the suggestions so now i know for the future! and maybe someone else can use this topic
 
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Old 07-04-2005, 11:01 AM
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make water hot and soak window and peel
 
 
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