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Water spots on windows

What is the best way to get water spots off the windows. I have tried CLR, vinegar, and some kind of glass polish stuff! Anyone have any luck with something they would like to pass along?

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Water spots on windows

I don't know how bad it is, never dealt with this to be honest. But I would think if that stuff isn't working then why couldn't you buff it out with a buffer and some compounds and polishing compounds?


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Re: Water spots on windows

Worried about scratches in the glass from a compound. Truck had the spots when I bought it. First time I have ever dealt with it myself.

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True. Have u searched for auto glass cleaning agents? Idk I guess last resort is replace it if it can't be cleaned off but there's gotta be a way. Hell maybe call a windshield replant company and ask how much they'd charge and what they would use to clean it. Then go buy it yourself lol


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Don't know what the last polish you used was, but this stuff is the absolute best at getting rid of hard water spots! For the tough ones, I use a lil' bit of #0000 Steel wool and it works great.

PRO Car Beauty Products: C-27-Q GLASS POLISH

I have never needed to use it, but they have a "heavier duty" acid cleaner as well, but I think for that you have to go to an actual distributor for

PRO Car Beauty Products: C-30 WATER SPOT REMOVER
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What is the best way to get water spots off the windows. I have tried CLR, vinegar, and some kind of glass polish stuff! Anyone have any luck with something they would like to pass along?

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I used a paint finish grade clay bar from Griot's Garage. It took the spots away no problem. I think (don't quote me though) Griot's has a window specific clay bar. After clay barring the windows I then finish up with Rain-X which helps the water spots from forming in the first place.
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rain x wipers are the way to go too, keeps a good film all over the windshield. Driving on the highway or any speeds of 55 plus I don't need to have my wipers on, it's nice.
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Re: Water spots on windows

Thanks for the info. I will probably order the clay bar. I started using the Bosh Icon wipers. A little expensive but man they work friggen awesome! I use rainx on my windshield but the spots are on the side and rear windows. I will rainx them once the spots are gone.

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