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Any advice to a golf noob on how to safely remove a dealers sticker from the top of my rear window?

I've done a search and had a look through this forum (nice work btw,
i've picked up some ace tips!) and can't seem to find the answer.....
 

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Any advice to a golf noob on how to safely remove a dealers sticker from the top of my rear window?
I've done a search and had a look through this forum (nice work btw, i've picked up some ace tips!) and can't seem to find the answer.....
It may sound stupid but I just used my hand to peel it off with no other tools - that was just a normal sticker.
 

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no, not stupid :D

I've tried having a tug on it and it seems fairly firm, didnt want to
just start yanking away if there was a "proper" way to do it.

Thanks for replying anyways.
 

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I'm sure there are other ways to get the stuff off, but if the sticker leaves some glue behind on your window, put some cooking oil on a cloth (just a tiny bit) and rub it over the glue. It should come off with ease [:)]

*edit - beaten to it [:p]
 

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I've left mine on, as I feel it makes the car look more "complete" - in the same way that when I build a PC I make sure I put all the stickers on. Of course it can look rubbish if they're just stuck anywhere, but mine was stuck in the centre near the wiper. I've seen them stuck all over the place and that way it looks rubbish. Mine is now crinkled from the heat, and my original dealer went bust - might ask another dealer for one of their stickers. Give it that "new car" look again [:)]
 

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- might ask another dealer for one of their stickers. Give it that "new car" look again [:)]
Madness

Why don't you ask them to sponsor you, for maybe ?500.00 a year ?

Cos that's what your doing, offering them free advertising.

I hate anything with dealer info on it and have to get rid of it including swapping the number plates over as well.

I think the VW dealers aren't to bad though, has anyone seen and in particular on Nissans where the dealer actually puts a sticker on the paintwork under or near the factory badging, I'd reject the car if they did that !
 

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Thanks for the comments & advice, offending article now removed
with assistance of wifeys hair-dryer. Got to say If a stickers to be
seen in my rear window, it will be of my choice :)

Thanks again all.
 

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They tend to peel off if they've only just been put on, but if its an old crusty one I'd try using a stanley blade & some AG [:$] Tar & Glue Remover, then just clean the window as per norm.
 

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When buying a second hand car a dealer sticker and original dealer plates are just some of the things I look for to indicate a pampered well looked after car. So I always leave mine on.

As the car's always filthy dirty it isn't much of an advert for them anyway.
 

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I think the VW dealers aren't to bad though, has anyone seen and in particular on Nissans where the dealer actually puts a sticker on the paintwork under or near the factory badging, I'd reject the car if they did that !
Yeah I hate that too, and they always make the car look so tacky.
 

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Best thing to do is ask them to remove it before it is delivered! I always do, they don't like it but it saves you the hassle when you get home!
 

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- might ask another dealer for one of their stickers. Give it that "new car" look again [:)]
Madness

Why don't you ask them to sponsor you, for maybe ?500.00 a year ?

Cos that's what your doing, offering them free advertising.

I hate anything with dealer info on it and have to get rid of it including swapping the number plates over as well.

I think the VW dealers aren't to bad though, has anyone seen and in particular on Nissans where the dealer actually puts a sticker on the paintwork under or near the factory badging, I'd reject the car if they did that !
I get very good service from my dealer so I haven't got a problem with having their sticker on show, as long as it's stuck neatly and doesn't look like an afterthought. When I buy my next car I'm even going to ask them where they will put the sticker, and specify a particular position if theirs isn't to my liking.

Know what you mean about Nissans though. They get things like "Curry Motors good people to do business with" in vinyl lettering on the paintwork, but if you think that's bad, check out the Honda dealer on Edgware Road in Colindale, they put these hideous black and silver resin-coated metal badges on the paintwork and usually wonky [:|]
 
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