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Old 09-22-2007
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Window Wipes

I have tried using both Armor all window wipes and turtle wax window wipes, and both of them just seem to streak all over the window. They seem really wet. Are they supposed to be fairly dry to the touch?
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Old 09-22-2007
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Ya based on my experience the armor all window wipes are junk. What works the best for me is windex auto wipes. Wipe down the window with that, then follow it with a dry paper towel to get any streaks. Do not do it if the vehicle is sitting out in the sun, i tried that and the windows were so hot they dried the windex immediately, and was not very pretty. If you do small sections it works pretty good.
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2nd that...follow with a dry one...
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Just use windex and paper towels or newspaper, no streaks.
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use 3m window cleaner and a towel (like a shower towel), works wonders, plus its very easy. spray the window, then wipe dry.
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I personally use Vinager and water, it worls really well, and its cheap. The only problem is the smell, but after about 5 mins it goes away. I have foune it works just as good as windex, just mix it in a spray bottle, and spray away
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Old 01-10-2008
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I use windex and a squeegee. With paper towels I always get streaks. Just went to Murrays and picked a 5 inch one up a couple of months ago. Just wipe it after each pass. My mom made me clean her car windows too when she saw how good i got mine lol.
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I use Stoners Invisible Glass and a micro fiber towel.
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I use Stoners Invisible Glass and a micro fiber towel.
Yep, stoner's is good stuff. I use the same. I just ordered some window cleaner from Surf City Garage, the reviews I have read said it is even better than IG. The great thing about IG is that you can get it at Lowe's or Walmart. Using a MF towel with it works much, much better than power towels.
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x3 on the Invisible Glass and a Micro Fiber.. they work wonders! :-) Plus, you'll love the feeling of a new micro-fiber towel on your hands.. :-p
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Old 01-13-2008
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another vote for Invisible Glass here. use it with a microfiber towel or newspaper. if you have tinted windows dont use Windex!
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I hate those wipes! I bought a package, used it once....and hated it. Was too wet and left streaks and dry water marks everywhere.

I use Eagle One window cleaner. there's some special name, but i can't remember...and a good old paper towel.
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Stoner's foam spray and microfiber cloth = one clean window.

Ford used to have some spray on stuff that worked well too, I'm not sure if they still make it or not.
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I vouch for Stoners Invisible Glass foam spray also. I use crumpled newspaper. Its safe for tinted windows and people actully get in my truck and say " wow your glass looks invincible". Windex will eat your tint because the amonia in it.
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