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Old 12-08-2009, 04:38 PM   #1
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Acid Rain Stains

My windows have these stains that look like water stains but won't come off like water stains. I've tried my regular car cleaner stuff and I've tried windex so far.
I was told it was from acid rain

Any suggestions on fixing it? Aside from buying all 8 new windows

I thought of using CLR this morning when I woke up so I'm getting to that.
Someone suggested using cleaner wax and scrubbing the crap out of it too


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Ya go with CLR first just get a small bottle if it doesnt work bring it back
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I got a CLR but I won't need to bring it back since I'm using it for other stuff
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Chemical Guy's Water Spot Remover...

http://www.detailedimage.com/Chemica...P194/16-oz-S1/

I used this stuff and got it off. Took some scrubbing but it came off and the glass looks like new.

Now I just gotta do the big friggin rear window and maybe the front and the little spots I missed on the sides.
So much work
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Try some cleaner wax and some 0000 steel wool.

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Griots Garage sells glass polish that removes water spots really well.
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I had this on my new car. I couldn't believe it. When I first discovered it I didn't know what it was, since I'd never seen it before on any of my previous cars. It looks just like regular water spots, but they won't come off via regular methods.

I didn't even notice it at all until I was driving directly into the sunset, and then I was appalled to see that my entire front windshield was covered in these spots.

The dealer offered to clean it off for me, but since it is a pretty long drive to get there, I tried vinegar (a weak acid) and some 0000 steel wool. Worked like a charm.
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