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Due to a ridiculous Texas Law, I need to remove the window tint on my Exige. I did a search on here and also Google but wanted to get some opinions.

The thought of using chemicals makes me a bit nervous, and the same goes for using razorblades. Has anybody tried the steamer method? Is it really as simple as everyone is making it out to be?
 

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I have done the razor way and it's a pain in the butt.

When I had our tint guy at porsche retint my old car, he had all the tint off of the car within 10 minutes with the steamer. I would say the steamer is the way to go.

How dark is your tint? I had 15% for a year living there and never got pulled over for it.
 

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I have done the razor way and it's a pain in the butt.

When I had our tint guy at porsche retint my old car, he had all the tint off of the car within 10 minutes with the steamer. I would say the steamer is the way to go.

How dark is your tint? I had 15% for a year living there and never got pulled over for it.
I also have 15%. I've never been pulled over for it, but the stupid inspection station has tagged me for it.
 

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Thats why you just find a friend that does inspections! :D
Easier said than done. For how many people I've met in Texas that "know a guy" or "have a hook up", none of them seem to be able to follow through. Registering this car has been an absolute nightmare.
 

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I had to remove mine as well, and used a handheld steam cleaner. It heated up the glue so I was able to peel the tint right off. One side window and the rear windows came off in pretty much one big sheet. The other side window tore in two. I just had a little bit of splotchy glue to clean up on the window every here and there. Definitely the way to do it.
 

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I think I'm going to try to steam cleaner method. I'll let all of you know how it goes. :)
 
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