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removing sticky crap

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Brake parts cleaner may eat the plastic. Best to test it on the bottom side or somewhere not visible.

The best product I've ever used to remove adhiesive is called Big Orange. It does harm some plastics as well.
 
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When my father-in-law passed away , I was tasked with cleaning out his place.
I came across a container of adhesive remover that is for "to remove cement-on-type appliances , adhesive tape , or adhesive discs from the body without irritation to the skin ."
The stuff works great to take the sticky goo off when removing stickers.

Uni-Solve
Made by Smith& Nephew United ,Inc
Largo,FL 34643

Number at the top of the can is
4020-00
 
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Originally Posted by big-blue-oval View Post
Brake parts cleaner may eat the plastic. Best to test it on the bottom side or somewhere not visible.

The best product I've ever used to remove adhiesive is called Big Orange. It does harm some plastics as well.
it did a little bit on the rear cup holder but it also didn't loosen anything up. oh well.
 
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To me it looks like moldy pop. Try some degreaser maybe even some dawn dish soap. let it soak for a while and go to town with a stiff brush.
 
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The absolute best cleaner for anything sticky is AmaZing. It's about $20 dollars for a spray bottle. But it is well worth the money.
If you use it on your paint, DO NOT LET IT SET LONG.
 
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CarBrite has a good chemical to remove adhesives. "Take Off" was renamed from "AllSol" about a year ago. Their rep comes into the lot I work at every other week and says it's same thing, just different name to be VOC compliant. Works the same as it always did. My main purpose for it is removing road tar, glue, etc etc. Stuff is expensive tho, so please, if you do get them clean, post another picture with cleaning agent used? Thanks! :)
 
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i used hot soapy water using dawn dishwashing soap
 
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You can try using wd40 or Meguiars all purpose cleaner diluted into 4:1 or 10:1.
 
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thanks i'll try it. ive been waiting 2 years since i made the thread for that answer. you're a lifesaver
 
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Looks like you need to soak it in something hot? Overnight in a slop sink or washing maching basin.
 
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