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Old 04-27-2010, 04:50 AM
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Thanks for the tip TJ. Pesky water spots from hard city water and polluted acid rain... a good way to do away with them.

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you may have to re-wash the windows as this happens to mine all the time. I contribute it to hard water or from washing your truck in the sun. Wash after windows are not hot and quickly rinse them off then I just use my shammy on the windows and the turn out great. hope this helps.
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Believe it or not... there is an old Amway product that you can still get sometimes on eBay called See Spray. Its a window and mirror cleaner and polisher. I used that on some of my vehicles to remove stubborn water spots. Its also has an anti-fogging agent to help reduce fogging. Works awesome on bathroom mirrors, but if you are in a Ram with that someone special... and you be rocking that ram... you may not want to use too much on the interior side.

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believe it or not, toothpaste can be used to remove scratches on glass
i just read this
Clean the window. Once the window is clean, use a lint-free cloth to dry the window. You don't want any dirt on the window, which could increase the scratches. Squeeze on the toothpaste and fill in the scratches with your finger. Wipe off the excess toothpaste. Once the toothpaste is dried, buff the area.

Step 3Purchase some jeweler's rouge if the toothpaste doesn't work. Jeweler's rouge is iron oxide and a mild abrasive. Buff the scratch with the iron oxide. You may want to use an electric buffer with a lamb's wool buff pad. Another mild abrasive is Ceria, which is cerium oxide, is used the same way as the jeweler's rouge.

i use a foaming window cleaner myself, but i also spent $200 to have
http://www.diamonfusion.com/en/default.aspx
put on my glass when it was new, no chips, no cracks, i'm always very close behind semi trucks & the tires throw rocks at my truck, my headlight lenses were done in it too

by the way, if your windows always fog up, vehicle or in your bathroom, use shaving foam & rub it in
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i used too detail cars the dots are from acid in the rain etching your window use rubbing compond and it wil make the dots go away after time
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You could always purchase one of those in-line water filters! LOL save you all sorts of issues, once this one is resolved. I plan on making that purchase along with the PC buffer for my x-mas gift to myself this year!
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My cousin who is a professional detailer recommended this to me, plus I've used it on my friends ride who had all kinds of impossible stuff to get off his glass: razor blades! it doesn't scratch the glass and scrapes everything off that isn't glass...
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I will have to try out some of these tips when the weather gets nicer! still rainy up here in BC!
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Hmm. Some water spots come off fairly easily, some don't. I'd steer away from WD-40 and CLR. I'd also steer away from the razor blades. I've had good success with a product called Klasse All-In-One. It's a chemical polish as well as a sealant. I applied it via Porter Cable 7424 and a 4 inch orange Lake Country foam pad. But if you want to try something OTC, a Magic Eraser soaked in vinegar works pretty well too. I've also heard of people using #0000 steel wool and vinegar, but I wouldn't go that route until I've tried other methods. The steel wool shouldn't scratch the glass since glass is really hard, but then again newer models have glass that is composed of more plastic than they were before, so...better safe than sorry in my mind. Keep us posted.
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I use John Deere window cleaner. Pulled into a trade show with my nice clean truck to drop off some stuff at the JD display, and the guy says "Nice Truck, too bad about the windows". He then sprayed 1 window, wiped it, and POOF, new window. I've been using it ever since. Don't know what's in the can....don't care....doesn't hurt the paint or the dash, doesn't streak, just works.
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