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Old 08-17-2009, 07:45 PM   #1
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How do you get hard water spots of your windows?

How do you get hard water spots of your windows?
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Old 08-17-2009, 07:56 PM   #2
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I had bad water spots on my 98 Trans Am T-Tops. Used a few products but found the Zaino stuff got rid of them: Z-12 Clear-View Glass Polish

The Zaino has some abrasives that do a good job removing the hard water spots from glass. After that I clean it with RainX 2-in-1 Glass Cleaner with Rain Repellent

I find this combo has works well.

I only use the Zaino to remove spots and use the RainX for general cleaning.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
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use 1/2 vinegar,1/2 water and a dab of dish soap. Been using it for a decade on my boat.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:04 PM   #4
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Zaino glass polish is the only thin I could get to work. The vinegar and water trick didn't work.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:07 PM   #5
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Rubbing compound and little elbow grease. I use my buffer, just be careful around any of the cars paint, rubber or hard plastic.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:16 PM   #6
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use 1/2 vinegar,1/2 water and a dab of dish soap. Been using it for a decade on my boat.


Yes this works great as I have used it on my boat as well!!! However, do NOT get this solution on the paint.... you will begin to strip the wax!
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:20 AM   #7
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Was going to a car show last saturday, already had it washed and dried. I missed some spots and couldn't find any glass cleaning products anywhere in the house.

Didn't wanna use detailing spray cause I was running out. Came across some Mr Clean magic erasers.....I said hmmm couldn't hurt to try. Ok, you want your windows clean? Try these things.
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Old 08-18-2009, 02:45 PM   #8
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Don't laugh, but newspaper. Vinegar and water (like mentioned above)...and then wipe off with newspaper.
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Old 02-12-2010, 12:00 PM   #9
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I recently tried Turtle Wax on my Truck's Shell Windows. It made the water spots
go away, but I haven't had a chance to check to see if it endures since its been raining and I keep the truck covered when not in use. I wonder if the solvent in
the wax dissolved the minerals or just masked them...?
more, later...

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specifically the toronto star witht the sex scandal front page, works great, gets all kind of dirty stuff off
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