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Old 08-27-2012, 01:15 PM   #11
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I have used vinegar to remove hard water spots. Just put a little white vinegar on a rag and buff the spots off.

Vinegar is an acid, you will want to wash your car afterwards and re-apply any wax or sealant you use to the area you cleaned with vinegar, as it stripped off the wax.
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Old 08-27-2012, 01:20 PM   #12
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If vinegar isn't removing them, you may need to get a random orbital after it.
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Old 08-27-2012, 01:24 PM   #13
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#0000 steel wool will remove them right quick on windows. DO NOT use on paint...
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#0000 steel wool will remove them right quick on windows. DO NOT use on paint...
.... Steel wool? Hmmm. That scares me a little bit.... I just rewax my car and use Meguires scratch remover stuff (I don't remember what it was called) and then follow up with Carnauba wax. Stuff smells like candy.
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ya, it scared me too...so I used it on my dad's car first... XD
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#0000 steel wool is perfectly safe for windows. Just stay away from the window trim with it. Takes anything off glass and won't scratch.
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I second the Windex. I just used it yesterday in between my weekly wash. :)
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Windex on the actual car painted surfaces?!

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A clay bar would work best. I only use the Windex if I have minor stuff on it. That wouldnt be the best to throw on a bunch of that. It might strip the finish.
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