Sky InsuranceMonster Motorsport
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    MikeSel^'s Avatar
    Systems Support Specialist

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Hull, UK
    Posts
    554

    Scratched Glass - Any ideas?

    Hello All

    By the looks of my front windscreen the previous owner used a scouring pad to get bugs off!!

    I have swirls on my windscreen!!!

    Is there anything I can do, besides replacing it obviously? I would rather spend the excess I would have to pay for the windscreen or more exciting things
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Global
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    martyboy's Avatar
    3rd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    521

    My Social Networking

    Add martyboy on Facebook
    the previous owner to my car has scratched a big arc on the windscreen with a duff wiper blade, and i was told to get 'jewellers rouge' so i did from ebay for a bout a fiver. its a red powder although i havent used it yet, so cant comment on how good it is!
    Just taken delivery of my Glacier White S-Line Sportback

  4. #3
    MikeSel^'s Avatar
    Systems Support Specialist

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Hull, UK
    Posts
    554
    Ahh great, cheers for that.. I'll have to invest!

    It wasn't so much of a problem over winter, as we didnt see much sun. But now it's starting to get on my nerves!

    I'll let you know how I get on if I beat you to the application lol
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.

  5. #4
    quattrojames's Avatar
    Moderator

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Dorset
    Posts
    13,686

    My Social Networking

    Follow quattrojames On Twitter Add quattrojames on Facebook
    This post >>HERE<< is perhaps a bit extreme for your windscreen - but might give you some ideas.
    Ingolstance Read about my A6 HERE.

  6. #5
    MikeSel^'s Avatar
    Systems Support Specialist

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Hull, UK
    Posts
    554
    Thanks for that, ill have a read.

    I have ordered the Jewlers stuff from ebay, nice and cheap as suggested.

    So Ill try that method first, as I dont have the tools to do the 2nd method.. So I may invest if the first method fails.

    Thanks
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.

  7. #6
    Silver Quattro's Avatar
    1st Quattro Deffo not my last...

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Somewhere In The Middle
    Posts
    100
    Try www.scratchedglass.com

    they took some deep keyed up marks out of glass from my work place,left the glass looking like new.

  8. #7
    abdus's Avatar
    Top Gear
    Cell-Out Champion

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    On an Island
    Posts
    1,809
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeSel^ View Post
    Thanks for that, ill have a read.

    I have ordered the Jewlers stuff from ebay, nice and cheap as suggested.

    So Ill try that method first, as I dont have the tools to do the 2nd method.. So I may invest if the first method fails.

    Thanks
    let us know how it works out.

    Glass is a very hard compund and I would be surprised if the red stuff really works.

    Some people suggest using toothpaste.

    Glass polishing should eb left to experts imo as improper work on it might result in the glass thinning and making the windscreen weak

    If you are fully insured and has windscreen covered (without affetcing your claim)...

    ....buy a hammer
    ^^ In my opinion


  9. #8
    MikeSel^'s Avatar
    Systems Support Specialist

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Hull, UK
    Posts
    554
    Thanks for the advice (putting me off lol)

    I am fully insured but it carries an excess so wont be cheap.. If I have to pay the excess I would rather live with the scratches..

    I will give the stuff a go once I have a rotary, and if all goes wrong I will start chipping away
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO