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I wasn't sure where to post this. It is a fairly large forum and I tried searching and didn't find any helpful information but I need help with a clear bra.
I tried to remove one area and got exhausted after trying to pull it off. I cut off the piece so now it looks ridiculous and dirty because I can't get the glue off!
I have an 05 Elise with I think it is called starshield clear bra and I want to have it removed since it doesn't look good.
It has a lot of little wrinkles and fingerprints in the film ( its a yellow car) I would like to have it professionally redone in my area (Medina Ohio or within 25 miles).
I wondered if anyone here would know more or someone who does the clear bra installs with great results.
Any advice would be certainly appreciated.
Thank you,
Mrs.Peach
 

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I think paint thinner will take off the glue but i dont know about any ppl who install it but i'm pretty sure there are many places.
 

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Not sure I would want to use paint thinner on my paint. I would try and adhesive remover or something like WD-40..
 

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contact (brake) cleaner should take off the glue without ruining the paint. Still, try it in one small area as a test.
 

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If you search using the keywords "remove" and "starshield" you'll see several relevant posts or you could try contacting Starshield directly and have them tell you to steam it off.
 

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I'm a bit nervous about trying solvents on my paint, so I will hold off on doing it myself.
I checked Starshields site and it says I would need to buy a 3m adhesive remover. I'm not going to bother doing that I'm 53 years old. I'm not going to take a full day removing this stuff.
The film was on the car when I bought it, in 2005 so it's not new and they will not come here just to remove it. I bought the car in New York, so I can't go back to the dealer. I think I will deal locally for a clear bra that way if I do have any other issues I can have it dealt with swiftly. The warranty work for this, just isn't worth it.
I hear venture shield is good, I will research it a bit more.
So I think I will call the dealer later today and see if they can remove this film and suggest a replacment.
Thanks for your help everyone and wish me luck,:wave:
Mrs. peach
 

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I'll be more than happy to sell you a replacement in quality material if you need one.

venture. lol. No thanks. But if I did choose to sell that stuff I would make the highest profit margin since it's the cheapest film.
 

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Contact Mats "swede".
He had his car done locally, Twinsburg area. It maybe more than 25 miles depending where in Medina you're coming from.


It has a lot of little wrinkles and fingerprints in the film ( its a yellow car) I would like to have it professionally redone in my area (Medina Ohio or within 25 miles).
I wondered if anyone here would know more or someone who does the clear bra installs with great results.
Any advice would be certainly appreciated.
Thank you,
Mrs.Peach
 

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Welcome to the Ohio club:wave:
 
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