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Unread 06-15-2005, 09:25 PM   #1
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Help cleaning windows

Every time I wash my car when I'm done my windows look like crap. They have little spots all over them. I've used some invisi glass by stoner and some rainex window cleaner stuff. Anyone have any tips for me or great products to reccomend?
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Unread 06-16-2005, 12:52 AM   #2
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dish soap. just make sure to dry them right away like the rest of the car, and they should be fine. mine turn out perfect everytime that way.
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Unread 06-16-2005, 01:04 AM   #3
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i just use the car shampoo that i wash the rest of my car with, the window cleaner stuff is just a scam.
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I squeegee them immediately after rinsing, and before I wipe the rest of the car dry.
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Unread 06-16-2005, 06:11 PM   #5
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What about the inside of the windows?
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Unread 06-16-2005, 11:32 PM   #6
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What about the inside of the windows?
Use anything WITHOUT ammonia in it if you have tinted windows. Ammonia destroys the tint and causes it to peal off, ruining it. I think older forumulas of windex had ammonia in it (the new ones don't). Just double check the ingredients before you apply, better safe than sorry.
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Unread 06-17-2005, 12:46 AM   #7
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if you guys want a safe and "works on anything" product, go with the Miracle Cloth. My mom bought some for the kitchen and they "work on anything". She came out while I was drying my car and did my windows with it and they are crystal clear. I used it on my leather stearing wheel (which has 12 years of dirt and grime on it...) and it got that cleaner than when I bought the car. The Miracle Cloth is just a towel with microfibers in it that clean the crap out of things without scratching them. BavAuto sells it under the name "Micro Magic" and "Total Magic". It's flippin' sweet.
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there is really nothing special about cleaning windows...just spray distilled water on them,,,dont even need alcohol...wipe dry with a microfibre towl...unless the windows are really dirty...then mix with alcohol...microfibre rag is very important...dont use news paper...although it is soft and absorbant...the ink can bleed on the cloth trim around the windshield and back glass...and newspaper falls apart in yolur hand after it gets wet...there goes your freshly detailed interior....keep it simple stupid!
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