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Removing "3M" logo from tinted windows?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JPinCowtown, May 28, 2009.

  1. May 28, 2009 at 7:36 AM
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    JPinCowtown

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    My 09' came with windows already tinted. In several spots on each window is a small but visible 3M logo - not a big deal but it bugs me. Is there a way to remove it without damaging the tint?
     
  2. May 28, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    If it's under the tint film, you won't be able to take it off without cutting it.
     
  3. May 28, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    JPinCowtown

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    That's what I don't know - if it's printed on the side between the tint and the window or on the inside of the tint.
     
  4. May 28, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    it's usually a small sticker on the window that is tinted over. But a picture would help out if you got one....
     
  5. May 28, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    i had AVS window vents, and hood protector. Just hard rubbing and some alcohol did the trick.
     
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  8. May 28, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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  9. May 28, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    I have the same logo on mine. They are at eye height. Bugs me to. U didn't happen to get it from lythia in Abilene did you?
     
  10. May 29, 2009 at 4:54 AM
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    eye height? can someone post a pic of what you're talking about? that would bug the hell out of me.
     
  11. May 29, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    I got it from a dealer in Weatherford - but they got it from a dealer in Abilene....
     
  12. May 29, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    Oh yea if you have not tried it. Rubbing alcohol does take it off. I guess they forgot to remove them on mine also.

    =)
     
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    picture please
     
  14. May 29, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    FYI: Alcohol can discolor tint. Not that it definitely will, just be aware of it. That is why you do not use "blue" window (Windex, etc) cleaner on tinted windows.
     
  15. May 29, 2009 at 11:25 PM
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    The 3m Tint is a layered plastic tint with the UV and the tint layers on the glass side. =) I guess thats why they print their logo with "Ink" on the outside.

    I didnt get pics before I removed mine. Its just a 1/2" x 1/2" black 3M symbol. It repeats the logo about every 12 inches horizontally.
     
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