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help with cleaning my windscreen!!

daz-20vt Apr 12, 2012

  1. daz-20vt

    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    hi guys ive tried many products to clean the grese and grime from my wind screen, does anyone know of anything really strong to remove it, it makes driving in the rain near impossible to see, any help would be awesome thanks guys, daz
     
  2. danger S3

    danger S3 Member

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    get some Gtechniq G1, its great stuff and makes it a dream to drive in the rain

    Kits // G|Techniq
     
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  3. daz-20vt

    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    will try anything so great buddy thanks, honestly nothing is even slightly touching it, the brick acid in my garage was looking like the next test lol, daz
     
  4. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    meths normally shifts everything.if you can stop drinking it!!
     
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  5. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    I find Autoglym Glass Polish works well. I have also heard that Halfords Intensive Glass Cutter is good for really greasy windscreens.
     
  6. daz-20vt

    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    Sod it will try the meths and halfords stuff first as local and cheap but if they fail ill get the g1!! thanks all!!
     
  7. vr6gordy

    vr6gordy Well-Known Member

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    nail varish remover works mint but be careful with it
     
  8. Juicy Jen

    Juicy Jen Jen @ Juicy Detailing Site Sponsor

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    What have you tried would be a good place to start?

    Claying works well and IPA panel wipe / metholated spirits.
     
  9. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    All this strong stuff that's recommended! lol What's wrong with a claybar and some Rain x?
     
  10. _G_

    _G_ Active Member

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    +1 G techniq

    Makes a hell of a difference... rain just glides off and dont even use wipers much well on a motorway anyway... and no im not talking about driving 110+ to watch the rain fly off..

    the wipers may smear a bit though so apply some ipa to the blades and you are good to go
     
  11. L33h

    L33h Member

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    Vinegar and water!

    I work for autoglass and ive got some propper glass cleaner. Its a shame its specially made or i would have let you people know what it was :(
     
  12. audigex

    audigex Active Member

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    Make sure you wash your glass last - I made the mistake of washing my glass before washing which looked fine at the time, but the shampoo left a nice layer of residue on the windscreen and wipers which smeared when I next had a few drops of rain - survivable if you hit a big rainstorm as the rain washes the shampoo off after a second, but if there are just a few drops it's less than ideal. Use the glass cleaner last to get rid of the residue.

    I've used Auto Glym Car Glass Polish once, which worked well but is most useful for if you have small scratches on the windscreen or very stuck on dirt which can't be removed easily... I more regularly use Auto Glym fast glass, which I think is superb (and cheaper). Takes a couple of minutes to do the whole car, I just spray on and wipe with a microfibre, each window in turn, then switch microfibres and give each window a bit of a buff - I found a microfibre applicator pad works well here.

    Also, make sure you clean your wipers! Another mistake I made, having squeaky clean windows but dirty wipers which mess them up as soon as I move.

    I've got to the stage where I carry Fast Glass, a microfibre cloth and an applicator pad around with me along with the obligatory bird dropping wipes and quick detailer with it's own microfibre, I detest driving with marks on the window for longer than necessary.

    One other thing, Fast Glass is very useful for removing white wax/sealant marks from black trim and rubber seals.
     
  13. @ndr3w

    @ndr3w Member

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    Vinegar & Water with a bit of good old fashioned newspaper.
     

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