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    Just had new tyres fitted and balanced. The old weights have been removed but the adhesive part is still there. I've tried to use a stanley blade but it doesn't seem to be too effective. Does anyone have any other suggestions to remove the adhesive from the alloy but without scratching it???

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    I'd start with a squirt of WD40 and see if it softens the glue up.

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    try some bug and tar remover, let it soak in for a while and persiverence is the key,

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    Bug and Tar, if not Boil the Kettle!

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    Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover.... works like a charm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewTi View Post
    Bug and Tar, if not Boil the Kettle!

    And have a cuppa tea instead.

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    My boss used to work for michlin and says he's never seen a tyre fitted correctly at a tyre place????? Don't know why.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamie View Post
    Autoglym Intensive Tar Remover.... works like a charm.
    I'll second that, sorry D, third it!

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    Thanks for that. Will give it a try on my days off.

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