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Old 07-17-2011, 06:33 PM
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Ok. Since I bought the truck, the windows have been giving me hell. They were all greasy lookin and had tons of water spots, even after a car wash. So I've tackled it with windex, an industrial all surface cleaner that cleans glass as well, and now it's all streaky. I've used regular towels, paper towels, and even microfiber towels. I've gone from greasy and water spots to greasy streaks. I don't have a clue as of what to do.
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:37 PM
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Have you scrubbed them really hard?

Also are you cleaning them in direct sunlight?
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:39 PM
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Ya, i've scrubbed them pretty good. And no. I was in my garage because I also waxed the truck.
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:16 AM
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try a clay bar on them.
Watching tv last weekend and one of the shows did a segment on window restoration. They used a clay bar to smooth things out.
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:29 PM
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simple green it
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Old 07-26-2011, 01:34 PM
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I second the clay bar, it does wonders on paint and glass.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:13 PM
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I did a combination of cleaners. I simple greened, then used a microfiber. Then windex, and squegee. On all windows. Ended up working.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:44 PM
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box cutters work wonders on water spots! wont scratch it either (if you do it right lol)

Edit: box cutters work wonders on Glass only, dont want anyone to think im talking paint
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Old 07-26-2011, 05:29 PM
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Try using newspapers as an applicator with windex, a friend of mine detailed cars and thats what i use and it works like a charm.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:04 PM
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0000 steel wool. Works very similar to a clay bar. Just have some water on glass when you do it.

I usually wet the truck, steel wool, rinse, then continue with washing it. Takes of bugs, haze, sap, and hard water stains. Oh, and water will bead off so well, above 30mph you don't need wipers because it smooths the glass lol.

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:57 AM
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My windshield used to be like that on the inside. Then I used invisible glass cleaner, it works. You can buy it at walmart.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:05 PM
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just use ammonia free glass cleaner and newspaper.
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