What's a good product to clean my windsheild with?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by vudoodoodoo, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. vudoodoodoo

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    My windsheild and rear window are hazy. There this thin film on it like fog. Ugh. I hate it. I didn't even touch the windsheild.
    What's good to get rid of it w/o leaving any streaks?
     
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    Product list covers this.
     
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    1200mk Still same OG

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    what about calcium deposits on the windshield?! i bought 20/20 and it doesn't do anything to it. thanks!
     
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    Try the ammonia/water solution that has been discussed a few times here.
     
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    You can also trying claying or razor blading the glass. Make sure the razor blade has slightly rounded corners or it will scratch the glass.

    CLR might also do the trick. Don't get it on the paint.
     
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    Try Stoner's Invisible Glass Cleaner or Wurth Glass Cleaner (not as easy to find).

    A very good cleaning will help reduce the film from building up on the inside glass. Also... be aware of what you're using on the dash. As chemicals sit and seep into the plastic, it also will evaporate in the heat of the day's sun and "cling" to the glass. A clean windshield (inside) helps eliminate this. Armor All is a huge example of what I'm talking about.
     
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    If you apply the Armor-All properly, you will not have the problem that you stated.
     
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    Actually, you are more likely to have problems with vinyl fog with the factory protectant that in some cars takes several months to completely burn out of the dash and stop fogging the windshield. Nissans were especially bad in the early to mid 90's with this problem.

    Most protectants (including Armor All which was reformulated a few years ago) will not cause vinyl fogging provided you do not glob it on. If you follow the directions on the label of most vinyl protectants and after a few minutes go back over the areas you've protected with a dry cloth, you shouldn't have any problems.
     
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    I won't even use armor all... it's too much of a cheap product for my taste. Very greasy, too wet, and has fermaldahide (sp) which is not good for the plastic and rubber. I remember a few years ago in Cali there ewas a class action suit against Armor All brought on byt a BM club based on this.
     
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    Again, if you apply it properly, you won't have any trouble. Also, Armor-All has been recently reformulated.
     
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    Like both I and EMT have pointed out, Armor All has been completely reformulated. My customer with the Bentley and Lamborghini won't let me use anything else on his cars.
     
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    One last thing on the Armor-All being reformulated. I LOVE the wipes, but I stopped using them because they would lint all over the place. Even the wipes are different now, it's a different material that leaves NO LINT whatsoever. I wipe everything down with a wipe, go do something else, come back in a few minutes and wipe again with a towel. Nice shine, no mess. :cool:
     
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    where can i purchase ammonia?
     
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    Grocery store.
     

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