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this is what it looked like after yea AFTER this stuff
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Simple Green?
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hrm, try some goof off or w/e its called.

if all fails take it to an autoglass shop and ask.

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Just decided to throw my two cents in.

in All seriousness, nothing cleans ( OUTSIDE ONLY) windows like steel wool. you'd think it would scratch or something but it will remove anything. Personally I have not tried it against waterspots, but I can't see it hurting to try. I say outside only because it will shread tint in a heart beat, and also it will remove the black tint layer on the top of your windshield so be carefull there.
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Just decided to throw my two cents in.

in All seriousness, nothing cleans ( OUTSIDE ONLY) windows like steel wool. you'd think it would scratch or something but it will remove anything. Personally I have not tried it against waterspots, but I can't see it hurting to try. I say outside only because it will shread tint in a heart beat, and also it will remove the black tint layer on the top of your windshield so be carefull there.
are u positive it wont scratch the windows.....these waterspots are being a pain in the a$$ ive tried almost every cleaner i know...they wont budge
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I will go ahead and tell you exactly what to get. I had this problem a while back and a buddy of mine worked at a place called Majestic Solutions. That place sells chemicals/waxes/washes specifically for cars. The stuff you need is called Bio-Clean Water Stain Remover. When I bought it, it came in a white bottle with green writing. It has a money back guarantee. It is very strong, and will eat through a sponge if left uncleaned. If you need pictures of the bottle, hit me up. This stuff is the only stuff that I have found to work PERFECTLY. Try it out, seriously.
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I will go ahead and tell you exactly what to get. I had this problem a while back and a buddy of mine worked at a place called Majestic Solutions. That place sells chemicals/waxes/washes specifically for cars. The stuff you need is called Bio-Clean Water Stain Remover. When I bought it, it came in a white bottle with green writing. It has a money back guarantee. It is very strong, and will eat through a sponge if left uncleaned. If you need pictures of the bottle, hit me up. This stuff is the only stuff that I have found to work PERFECTLY. Try it out, seriously.
Free sample?? lol 20bucks a bottle is a little high,...lol
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I was just letting you know the stuff works. I bought some a while back and still have over half a bottle left.
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I was just letting you know the stuff works. I bought some a while back and still have over half a bottle left.
did u happen to take any b4 and after pics?
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I didn't take any pics, however, I can vouch that it removed all the water stains and made the window look brand new. None were left behind.
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Ill throw my suggestion in, at work we'll put vineger in a spray bottle and just use some elbow greese. That seems to work pretty well, just gets a little smelly.
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I use Gunk tint safe winder cleaner and NEWSPAPER and the streaks and waterspots are gone from my truck. Then I rain-x ofter that.
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i used something called "barkeepers friend". You get it in the kitchen section of the supermarket. It comes in a can like comet, but it isn't as abrasive. It's a powder. Add a little water to make a paste and rub it on the window. It takes a little elbow grease, but it worked for me. Drying the truck helps it from coming back, but it always comes back eventually.
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Sounds like some of you guys have some crazy badass hard water. Water spots that need to be removed with a razor and a power buffer and badass!! LOL
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by this time it might have been cheaper to have your windows replaced.
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by this time it might have been cheaper to have your windows replaced.
That's what I was just going to suggest. I'm not a junkyard junky but spending $10-$20 each on various cleaning supplies will add up fast.... why not checking the price of a junkyard window?
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That's what I was just going to suggest. I'm not a junkyard junky but spending $10-$20 each on various cleaning supplies will add up fast.... why not checking the price of a junkyard window?
junkyard window may have the same problem lol

i have this problem on my back window as well
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I'm postive it wont scratchI clean my own windows with it.
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junkyard window may have the same problem lol

i have this problem on my back window as well
yep i was at the junkyard sat getting some interior trim pieces and saw a truck with the windows and that one was as worst as mine....believe this is going to be a nogo....karpe iam going to try your idea even though iam scared to do it but iam...lol
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Dub shoot me a pm with your adress I will send something out to you :)
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I will second steel wool on the windows. "SOS" pads found in the kitchen cleaning section of your supermarket. I used it on my aluminum rims too.

there was stuff on the rims that mothers could not take off but I used SOS pad with the blue crap on it and water and they cleaned up quite nicely.
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iam tired of these spots already....lol
tried some other stuff to no avail...lol
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iam tired of these spots already....lol
tried some other stuff to no avail...lol
did you use the SOS pads?
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not yet kinda afraid to...
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