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Old 08-31-2011, 10:50 AM   #1
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Angry Adhesive mess :/

so my 09 STI got vandalized pretty bad about 2 months ago. long story short the back passenger window was busted and when the glass place replaced the window im guessing they also broke the little triangle shaped plastic piece that is attached to the window frame on the inside. (thats the easiest way i can describe it cause im not sure what that piece is called)

anyway, it fell off acouple days ago and they must have stuck it back on with the window adhesive stuff so now i have a black streek of adhesive on my rear seat.

any idea how i can get this off?
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:18 AM   #2
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Did you get the name of the guy that did the repair on the statement? That's BS I would be livid.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:36 AM   #3
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If it truly is window adhesive I will venture a guess and say that it will not be coming out. That stuff is the absolute devil. Get the glass company on the phone!
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Old 08-31-2011, 12:30 PM   #4
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it is definately window adhesvie. and i tried going through the window company but nothing ever happened and insurance company wouldnt do anything about it either because it was after the damage had already been fixed and paid for.
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Old 08-31-2011, 12:30 PM   #5
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If it truly is window adhesive I will venture a guess and say that it will not be coming out. That stuff is the absolute devil. Get the glass company on the phone!
Seconded!
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:45 PM   #6
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You have to get angry these days to get anything done. Call the glass company ask for a manager, tell them if you don't talk to someone important you will call the BBB
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:54 PM   #7
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You have to get angry these days to get anything done. Call the glass company ask for a manager, tell them if you don't talk to someone important you will call the BBB
Quoted for truth, unfortunately... Just the other day I had to get in a yelling match with a "customer service" representative before I could get my problem resolved.

OP: I seriously wish you the best of luck on this.

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Old 08-31-2011, 01:55 PM   #8
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If you end up having do fix this yourself, you could try to heat up the adhesive and pull it out, or a new seat cover from the dealer but that will cost quite a bit.
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:42 AM   #9
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im not the best at starting arguments, ( surprizing i know! cause im a girl and we are known for that haha)

but yeah i may try again with the glass place, im just scared to try and get it off my self cause i dont want to mess it up.

maybe a professional detailing place could?
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:13 AM   #10
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Taking it to a professional detailer would be the best choice. If that fails, you can always look towards the Nasioc classifieds or eBay for a replacement rear seat.
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:30 AM   #11
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:54 PM   #12
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awesome, thanks for the info.
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Old 09-01-2011, 02:36 PM   #13
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As usual the male members from here fail to ask the truely important question. Are you single? If you are where is your pic?

...On second thought you drive an STI there's no way you could be anything but beautiful. What are you doing tonight?

Lol on a serious note my number is 201 642...

Seriously how much of it is on your seat? If it really won't come off check the junkyards there has to be plenty of STI's with interior still intact. Good luck & if you have a BF he should be the one flipping out & making sure that gets fixed!

...*cuts a piece of your hair off* YAYY! now my doll of you is complete!
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Old 09-01-2011, 02:51 PM   #14
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ive never seen a junkyard with "plenty of STIs." please point me in the direction of this fabled land
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Old 09-01-2011, 02:59 PM   #15
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As usual the male members from here fail to ask the truely important question. Are you single? If you are where is your pic?

...On second thought you drive an STI there's no way you could be anything but beautiful. What are you doing tonight?

Lol on a serious note my number is 201 642...

Seriously how much of it is on your seat? If it really won't come off check the junkyards there has to be plenty of STI's with interior still intact. Good luck & if you have a BF he should be the one flipping out & making sure that gets fixed!

...*cuts a piece of your hair off* YAYY! now my doll of you is complete!

too funny lol

. and its not a whole bunch but enough to where people are like wtf is on your seat. and i havnt seen to many messed up 08+ sti's
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:09 PM   #16
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Steam cleaning may work. Because it originally ran due to heat the steam should soften it up and then the vacuum action will do the rest. Although I would fist try to get a replacement considering it was o no fault of your own. And the glass company should take responsibility for their mistakes. Good luck.
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:11 PM   #17
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Your insurance company should help you out, I'm surprised that they wouldn't. When I got my car back from the shop after being rear ended my insurance company sent me out a packet of info on the repair warranty. I would hound the insurance and window company more before trying to fix it yourself
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:46 PM   #18
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Steam cleaning may work. Because it originally ran due to heat the steam should soften it up and then the vacuum action will do the rest. Although I would fist try to get a replacement considering it was o no fault of your own. And the glass company should take responsibility for their mistakes. Good luck.
get your mind outta the gutter buddy.
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:50 PM   #19
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yea i think im going to call the insurance company tomorrow and then if not i need to find some professional detailing places in md
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:26 PM   #20
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use bug remover i had tar on my seats and it worked and it didnt discolor anything jus use it on a small spot first to make sure it doesnt discolor yours
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get your mind outta the gutter buddy.
bahahaha oops
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