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#1 Saint

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 10:48 PM

So after 100k+ miles there are millions of fine scratches on the windshield. I read Megiuers (or whatever the spelling is) Mirror Glaze Clear Plastic Polish works. Any ideas?
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Posted 03 September 2007 - 07:29 PM

Your best bet would be to get someone to buff them out.
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Posted 03 September 2007 - 09:38 PM

Glass doctor or some such company.
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Posted 04 September 2007 - 06:02 PM

http://www.glassdoctor.com/default.htm
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Posted 04 September 2007 - 07:56 PM

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Posted 26 November 2007 - 03:59 AM

Let us know how it goes.
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Posted 30 January 2008 - 11:48 PM

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Let us know how it goes.


I wanna do it myself.. I plan to buy a drill nowadays so i can use it with rubbing compounds. Any help?
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I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 11:59 PM

despite what 97milly will tell you, glass can be buffed, but its hella hard work and requires special grits.

I make it a point to never turn on the wipers unless needed, and even if its pouring the very first time I use the windshield washer to get more fluid, these god damn idiots who keep there wipers on for a few drops, running across dry glass, thats what causes it and they deserve it.

I turn my wipers on full maybe twice a year, maybe, half delay works fine.

I personally, despite what others may say, clay bar my windshield, then polish and wax it, the water will bead so it can build up but won't spread out and abstrct version, and frankly, at 65mph + and decent wax the water will just run off and you won't even need the wipers.

once this is done get a new set to, clean fresh wipers running across a fully clean wax surface clears the water much better when needed, and anything that does come onto the windshield will be easily removed instead of the wipers scaping it off.

so yeah, claybar, polish, wax, beyond that not much you cna do but prevent more. oh btw, polishing and waxing a windshield is a pain, check inside and outside to make sure you get it all.
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 12:50 AM

I claybarred scratch xed and cleaner waxed before with no help..
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QUOTE(Xedosman @ Apr 4 2009, 01:38 PM) View Post
I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

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I like my idea.


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Posted 31 January 2008 - 03:05 AM

Take a hammer and break it, and claim a new windshield on your insurance wink.gif
The engineers hoped to modify the boot lid in order to minimize wind resistance.The easiest method involved attaching
a rear spoiler, though that would detract from the vehicle's lines.
Alternatively, the lip of the lid could be enlarged, though that would require significant more work. Naturally, the team chose the second approach, and set to work in a wind tunnel lab in Miyoshi. A while later, they emerged with the hoped-for design, which was both aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing...


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Posted 31 January 2008 - 10:05 AM

On my old Jeep which was horrible it helped alot to claybar and clean, but its not a once a year thing, you still have to rewax it every 2-3 months at the bare min, just like you should the entire car
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 11:50 AM

Your best bet is to do what Xedos suggested. Buffing glass is a pain in the hole, and hardly ever helps the situation. Anything deeper than the tiniest scrape and nothing will help. Not to mention it's messy as hell. You have to buff glass under a constant stream of water to prevent the glass from overheating and cracking. A new windshield is $250 installed, which is nothing if you change it once every 100k kms. And like BHR said, don't turn the wipers on full tilt just because there's some mist outside. And shit like rainX does help, water just beads off the glass and at higher speeds gets pulled back by the wind resistance making wipers somewhat obsolete.
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 12:28 PM

I will never use any rainX product, ever.

I bought a set of there wipers once, horrible, I bought that never fog stuff, yeah it worked great its always cloudy so you can't tell when it fogs.

You would be amazed what the difference on a well waxed windshield is, at MWM07 even in that hurricane of a downpour where people where pulling off theroad, I didn't have my wipers on full.

I see idiots going down the road with wipers not only on full, but on high for a mist. And what I really hate is people who let salt spray build up on there windshield, then turn on the wiuper for fun, stop at a damn gas station and clean it
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Posted 01 February 2008 - 01:55 AM

Yeah the salt in ohio+ the previous driver using the wiper to clean it should have done the scratches. When the glass is clean stuff like rainx isnt needed and when its dirty it does help.. If its clean from inside it hardly ever fogs..
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I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

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I like my idea.


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Posted 01 February 2008 - 02:52 AM

The hammer.
The engineers hoped to modify the boot lid in order to minimize wind resistance.The easiest method involved attaching
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Alternatively, the lip of the lid could be enlarged, though that would require significant more work. Naturally, the team chose the second approach, and set to work in a wind tunnel lab in Miyoshi. A while later, they emerged with the hoped-for design, which was both aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing...


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Posted 01 February 2008 - 06:31 AM

then RainX the new one wink.gif
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Posted 10 February 2008 - 01:08 AM

If there is actually a difference between rainx and wax.
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Posted 10 February 2008 - 08:48 PM

wax works, rainx is shitty water probably mixed with WD-40
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Posted 10 February 2008 - 09:49 PM

I have not tried it but shouldn't need to double up if wax will do the job.
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Posted 11 February 2008 - 12:43 AM

For rainx or other stuff you mix in the washer fluid, it cleans in every windshield wash. So if you dont keep the car clean and waxed all the time rainx may worth. Other than that if its waxed, its almost the same. However there is the aquapel stuff which I believe is better than rainx and wax (lasts shorter)

http://www.jwardell....n-x-vs-aquapel/

I was looking for it but at that time it was available only online so i bought something which you mix in the washer fluid.

As a side note zaino has a glass polish.
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QUOTE(Xedosman @ Apr 4 2009, 01:38 PM) View Post
I wouldn't want to discuss car design with females and people with rear spoilers unless the spoiler is stock.

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I like my idea.