Grime on windshield

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  1. OlafBeserka

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    There's some grime on my windshield that I can't remove. Once it starts raining the water seems to just smear and i can hardly see, even with the windshield wipers. The wipers are new btw. I've tried soap and water. A Brillo pad. I even tried bar keepers friend. Any suggestions??
     
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    By "grime" are you saying like a visible film or deposits you can feel with your finger? Try a clay bar and/or some wax and grease remover.

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    It's a grime u can only see when the glass is wet. I'll try the clay bar but it hasn't worked for me in the past. I have some paint prep too. Just never thought about using it. If that doesn't work I might try some brake cleaner. I'll try and post a pic
     
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    I wouldn't do brake cleaner -- you could etch the glass and harm the rubber moldings around the windshield, not to mention the paint.
     
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    You can also try some paint compound, see if that will break through the film.
     
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    I'll try it out. Thanks guys
     
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    I used RainX Extreme Clean with a buffing pad on a DA on the lowest setting
     

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