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Old 28 Nov 2016, 10:03 pm
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Has anyone tried 0000 steel wool? I have ried everything and wondering if this was safe to use. I had heard of an article somewhere to do this.
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Old 28 Nov 2016, 10:13 pm
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Default Re: water spots on glass

You are better off using glass cleaner and a single edge razor blade.

Somewhere on this forum we all talk about glass cleaning/polishing but I don't know where that thread is.


Here is the info on another PT cruiser forum.

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Old 28 Nov 2016, 10:22 pm
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Default Re: water spots on glass

I have tried that many times and never once had any results.

My wife just reminded me the article and demo was on youtube
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Old 28 Nov 2016, 11:08 pm
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you have to use a heavy polishing pad with a heavy cut cleaner. i had a car with this problem and polished the glass. sometimes if the acid etching is not too deep you can use a chemical cleaner like chemical guys water spot remover
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Old 29 Nov 2016, 08:52 am
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Default Re: water spots on glass

Try a little CLR on an inconspicuous spot. Calcium, lime and rust remover.
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Old 02 Dec 2016, 12:26 pm
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Default Re: water spots on glass

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you have to use a heavy polishing pad with a heavy cut cleaner. i had a car with this problem and polished the glass. sometimes if the acid etching is not too deep you can use a chemical cleaner like chemical guys water spot remover
This is the best method, if the steel wool doesn't work. Just make sure it's the "fine". The course can scratch the glass, I use it all the time tinting windows so I know it's safe but I doubt it will work on water spots. Buffing works and is super easy.
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Old 02 Dec 2016, 12:32 pm
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Default Re: water spots on glass

Just to consider? Most glass is not without imperfections over years. Using wax may be as hard to remove as the water spots when the wax dries in all the little nicks and small particle impact damage like you see on windshields?


An "old school" car show secret...and forgotten glass polishing trick.Steam distilled water and newspaper...try it!
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Old 02 Dec 2016, 12:32 pm
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Some cleaners or the cause of etching in the glass. You can get glass rouge in a stick. And buff the glass. Don't recommend the steel wool.
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Old 02 Dec 2016, 01:25 pm
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Interesting timing for this topic... Autogeek just did a review of a Griots Garage product that applies. Mike Phillips is brilliant; and a very good guy. Very generous with his time and knowledge. I'm guessing the technique is applicable to different brands...
Review: Griots Fine Glass Polish - How to remove water spots and road film off car glass
I have a few other items to take care of first; but I may try this within the next 6 months or so.
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Old 02 Dec 2016, 02:06 pm
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WOW! I have never had to go to extremes like that on any vehicles glass ever!!
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