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Old 07-12-2010, 01:29 PM   #1
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cleaning front windshield

i cant seem too get the spots off my windshield i dunno if its dust. i tried cleaning it off with microfibre cloth and windex front and inside doesnt seem too come off.
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you can barely see it on the camera. but i will get some tomorrow
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tried the bug/tar removal spray? Spray it and leave it for a while before you wipe it off??

I think you'd be okay with a little big of scrubbing action during car wash.
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you can see it on my camera if the sun is shining it the little spots that looks like dust its all over my windshield
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I can't see it in the picture, but I would recommend claying it and maybe a glass polish if clay doesn't do it. Glass polish gets my glass squeaky clean every time.
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Can it be rock chips?
Can you take it off by scratching it off?
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If its not rock chips, do as blacK20 suggested. Clay and follow up with DG Glass Polish.
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yeah, Claying will really help with the stuff. i did it on my car.. OMG it looked almost brand new.
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hate to thread jack, but it's has relevance to this thread; what if the windshield does have slight scratches all over. Is there any compound that can help fill it, or is there a process I can do to help increase visibility, versus replacing the entire thing?
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yeah claying didnt work =(
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It looks like tiny rock chips. Do you drive on the highway a lot?
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Can you catch your fingernail in them? If claying didn't work, polishing with a light polish via white or green pad may do it.
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hate to thread jack, but it's has relevance to this thread; what if the windshield does have slight scratches all over. Is there any compound that can help fill it, or is there a process I can do to help increase visibility, versus replacing the entire thing?
There are products that will allow you to minimalize the scratches in the windshield but its a tedious process and if you get the glass too hot it could actually distort your view. Just live with it or replace it.
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yea i cant fingernail them in its just there. where can i buy the polish?
and some of them are rock chip marks =(

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Do you have a polisher? If not, come by my shop and I'll go over the windshield for you.
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waaaaaay out in Maple Ridge! LOL But I will take time to do it for you if you care to pop by. Just call me at 604.561.5121 and set up a time. You might as well buy some product while you're here, eh?
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sooooo farrrrr i live in east van LOL
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can't be that bad dude, at least you can get an expert to look at what exactly is that shiz on your windshield...
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sooooo farrrrr i live in east van LOL
I live near UBC, and I go to Ken's pretty often. Go and make the effort!
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yeah its almost time for me to reload at kens place, im almost out of instant detailer, and im just waiting for his PC Kits to go back on sale.
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im not sure if i read this here or on some other forum, but can u use steel wool and some lubrication to get rid of the junk on the windshield?
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Yes, 0000 steel wool and soapy water should be fine. 0000 is very fine and won't scratch the glass. DO NOT use it on mirrors.
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i doubt i can use the same steel wool that my mom uses to scrub pots and pans? lol
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