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Re: Removing Duct Tape Droppings
At 10:53 AM 11/16/99 -0500, Steve Jensen wrote:
>Finally got around to replacing the quarter window on my car this weekend,
>for those of you who haven't had the joy of black urethane getting all over
>everything, you're missing a treat. BTW, the spray cleaner Fantastik gets
>it off paint nicely.
>The problem is, I have some duct tape adhesive stuck to the inside lower
>window trim panel. The duct tape is gone, but the adhesive doesn't want to
>come off. We've had some unseasonably warm temps here - 70 deg F - so the
>goo has been heat cycled a number of times. What will take it off safely?
>I've used diesel fuel to get rid of adhesives before but I don't want to
>discolor the trim piece. Suggestions?
>Massive appreciation in advance.
I've found a substance called Goo-Gone that I got at a cleaning products
supplier for motels, restaurants, etc., removes most tape adhesives.
Acetone (finger nail polish remover) also is pretty effective on some
adhesives, but you'd want to test for possible discoloration of the trim.