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Is there such a thing? - need something to lube the window channels without getting sticky mess everywhere
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Yes, I've used this:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Silicone-Spray-Dry-Type-Lubricant/dp/B000MQX7K2

Its good and doesn't leave a gunky mess, but creeps everywhere and is difficult to remove.

I'd open the door, wind down the window, cover the car and door with a sheet and then just give it a little squirt in the channel before running the window up and down a few times. A little bit goes a long way and you don't want too much.
 

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Thanks Alex - I've asked questions on Amazon about that one and some others
 

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I've used the 3in1 silicone listed before on my GT's creaking hatchback boot - it is OK and doesn't leave too much residue
An alternative is a spray can of silicone spray from the plumbes merchants, (used to assist when assembling waste pipe) which seems to be purer - ie doesn't have any extra additives and is more like the expensive 3m stuff but at a tenth of the price...
 

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I've used the 3in1 silicone listed before on my GT's creaking hatchback boot - it is OK and doesn't leave too much residue
An alternative is a spray can of silicone spray from the plumbes merchants, (used to assist when assembling waste pipe) which seems to be purer - ie doesn't have any extra additives and is more like the expensive 3m stuff but at a tenth of the price...
This stuff?
One guy said he uses it for his rubik's cube so i guess it must be ok .......
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Everbuild-...1461657675&sr=8-2&keywords=silicone+spray+dry
 

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Having recently sold up a sailing boat I am quite familiar with PTFE dry lube. We used to use this stuff:

Holt Pro-Lube Spray

I have used it just recently on a creaking hood on the 939 Spider. Silicon spray is also great for jobs like getting new hoses on or (sometimes if you are lucky) stopping squeaking suspension rubbers. The 39 quid for the 3M is a joke.
 

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I use this on squeaky windows, and also on the (madly complicated) sunroof mechanism of my Fiat Stilo Abarth!

Silicone Spray 400ml - Toolstation

Seems to work really well, and at £2.79 and free delivery over £10....
 

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I've gone for the PTFE stuff from Amazon - thanks all for the help
 
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