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Old 05-13-2009, 07:10 AM   #1
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Cleaning Tinted Windows

I have the front windows tinted with Max Pro. The installer said not to use ammonia based cleaners, Windex etc. I have some stuff in a can from Safelite, seems to be petroleum based. Can I use this stuff on the tinted side? If not what is the best stuff to use? Thanks, Jesse
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:24 AM   #2
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I have the front windows tinted with Max Pro. The installer said not to use ammonia based cleaners, Windex etc. I have some stuff in a can from Safelite, seems to be petroleum based. Can I use this stuff on the tinted side? If not what is the best stuff to use? Thanks, Jesse

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Old 05-13-2009, 07:29 AM   #3
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Where can you get this stuff, auto parts store? What are the ingredients?
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:32 AM   #4
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When you go to the supermarket just go to the cleaner section and look for ammonia free glass cleaner. I use ammonia free windex, no problems with the tint discoloring.
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:41 AM   #5
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x100000000000! i use that in my shop and its the greatest stuff!
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:48 AM   #6
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I have used Windex and other things with no problems....Most of the time, I just use plain 'ol water.........
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:52 AM   #7
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Yeah I use the Sprayway, I get it from the local hardware store Mclendons or the Do It Center.

When I had my windows in the 4 runner tinted they gave me a can and said don't ever use windex
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I have a glass cleaner i bought at a parts store, it should say right on the front if it is safe for tinted windows.
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Old 05-13-2009, 09:06 AM   #9
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I hear windex turns tint purple
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Some good ole' elbow grease and water is usually a good bet.

Never use any window cleaners that contain ammonia.
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Old 05-13-2009, 09:27 AM   #11
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use invisible glass cleaner. just spray in the middle once and clean dont spray too much and on the windshield spray two times left and right side
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Old 05-13-2009, 02:14 PM   #13
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use invisible glass cleaner. just spray in the middle once and clean dont spray too much and on the windshield spray two times left and right side
x2 INVISIBLE GLASS. Works awesome on tinted, regular and windshields(even if your Windshield is broken)
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Invisible Glass and use a microfiber cloth is the best combo I've ever used. It'll be streak free everytime and is 100% safe for aftermarket window tint film!
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:04 AM   #16
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I normally just use water and a towel although I have used windex a few times.
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I have the front windows tinted with Max Pro. The installer said not to use ammonia based cleaners, Windex etc. I have some stuff in a can from Safelite, seems to be petroleum based. Can I use this stuff on the tinted side? If not what is the best stuff to use? Thanks, Jesse
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purple?

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I hear windex turns tint purple
the yellow sun and ageing turns film purple most films are dyed red blue yellow which makes grey, yellow fades first cause of the ylw sun leaving red and blue better films having metal properties (sputtered)look better longer but still fade or demetalize
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Plexus, really? I use that on the fenders of my quad to shine it up.
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use invisible glass cleaner. just spray in the middle once and clean dont spray too much and on the windshield spray two times left and right side
X3 except, I spray once top left, once top right
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