Bad water spots!!

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55Nick15
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Bad water spots!!

Postby 55Nick15 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:16 pm

So i recently bought a 95' 240sx. Love the thing but its got some nasty hard water spots on all the windows but the windshield (had it replaced)

I tried the vinegar and water trick. I tried clay barring it and then using a glass cleaner but nothing i do is getting them off. Is there any hope or do i just need to buy new windows? thanks!!


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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby Rogue One » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:45 pm

Cheapest option would be a powdered household cleaner called Bon-Ami.

Here's a link to additional info, tips and product recommendations: Glass Cleaning Facts & Tips.

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby 55Nick15 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:20 pm

Okay so I tried the stove too glass cleaner idea. Twice. Here's what I used...

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I started on the left and rubbed that in. Wiped with damp cloth. Used the glass cleaner. Then I tried the one in the middle. Same process. Wiped with glass cleaner. Still have water spots. Here's pics after the glass cleaner got wiped off.

This area is before stove top cleaner.
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Here's after.

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I had a buddy that does auto detailing and body work that recommended 0000 steel wool, soap, and water. Gonna get some of that and try it out in an hour.

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby chicagoautopros » Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:55 am

Try Ceriglass Glass Polish. Car pro makes it. you can get glass polishing pads if you have a DA machine too. They will come out with a little work.

http://www.detailedimage.com/CarPro-M53 ... aQodqrIAfg

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby 95maxrider » Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:16 am

55Nick15 wrote:
I had a buddy that does auto detailing and body work that recommended 0000 steel wool, soap, and water. Gonna get some of that and try it out in an hour.
I'm curious to see the results of the steel wool, did you ever try that out?

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby SoundEfx » Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:29 pm

I saw a commercial for a mother's glass polisher or something like that.
Mother's is a good brand so you might want to give them a try.

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby nchopp » Tue May 05, 2015 10:50 am

I swear by CarPro Spotless. Even works on that horrid sprinkler system water spotting.

http://www.detailedimage.com/CarPro-M53 ... 500-ml-S1/

If that doesn't work, CarPro CeriGlass is an option, but it is a royal PAIN to work with. Gotta keep it wet, it's only effective with a rotary buffer or a Flex, and you have to tape off\cover EVERYTHING around the window. You're typcially better off trying to use a compound and pad (Meguiar's D300 and a Microfiber Cutting Disc work great).

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Re: Bad water spots!!

Postby NicoLoco » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:13 pm

will try to check out these suggestions too


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