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Best Glass Cleaner

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by jtgroce, Jun 5, 2012.

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Which one do you prefer?

  1. Sprayway

    51 vote(s)
    28.8%
  2. Invisi-Glass

    99 vote(s)
    55.9%
  3. Toyota Glass Cleaner

    5 vote(s)
    2.8%
  4. Mother's Glass Cleaner

    14 vote(s)
    7.9%
  5. Armor All Glass Cleaner

    8 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:29 AM
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    OZ-T

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    Maybe it's just me , but I'm gonna go out on a limb here and trust the info from the guy in the glass industry over the armchair internet specialists

    but that's just me
     
  2. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:31 AM
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    best tool for bug removal ever

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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    Agreed.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2013 at 12:17 AM
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    Tint/ weathertech visors/ truxedo tonneau cover/ plasti-dipped front emblem and door emblems/ debaged tail gate/depo tail lights..
    I use stoners aerosol cleaner. And two microfiber glass towels.
     
  5. May 24, 2013 at 3:51 AM
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    This stuff works good. Barnes Premium Glass Cleaner. Used on construction equipment windshields.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. May 24, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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    are we talking inside or outside of windshield?

    I only use a wet chamois (water) followed by a dry microfiber for the inside of the windshield, any other type of cleanser seems to leave a residue or streaking that will fog up or collect a film over time (very annoying pet peeve).

    Outside, doesn't seem to matter as it never lasts long before it's dirty again or needs reapplied.
     
  7. May 24, 2013 at 6:54 PM
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    All he's getting at is there is no frosted/etched glass or plastic that he uses rain-x on, so why is your shit that costs 2x as much as rain-x better for his application (truck windows.)
     
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  8. May 25, 2013 at 3:17 AM
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    It's not 2x the cost. Ask Tom about it. He's a detail freak and has it on his truck and is using it on peoples cars he details.
     
  9. May 25, 2013 at 3:30 AM
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    I love the combo. Easy to use and lasts over 2 months in rainy weather. Does it take a little longer to apply properly, well yes, does it work, :thumbsup:.

    Do not be afraid to try something different, you might find something you like better than the product you are currently using.
     
  10. May 25, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    You can also clay bar your windows, and for all the windexers amonia will destroy your tint over time. About as bad as steel wool i guess!
     
  11. May 26, 2013 at 3:26 AM
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    Clay bar the interior window? Never tried that.

    Clay bar the exterior window. :anonymous:

    Did not feel that it did anything at all.
     
  12. May 26, 2013 at 4:02 AM
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    When I worked in an Art Gallery we always used newspaper to wipe all the glass down for a no streak finish, so I use that now. I have also worked in the production of germicidal UV lamps, here we used Isopropyl alcohol to clean all of the lamps prior to shipping to remove any finger prints or production debris. Now I use Isopropyl in a spray bottle with newspaper to clean the glass in the truck, I find it works great. Albeit, I do try to limit my over spray or at times spray the newspaper first in tight areas.
     
  13. May 27, 2013 at 5:14 PM
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    What should I use to get the haze/film off the inside? I've got some Castle Plexo anti static plastic/glass cleaner. It helped but didn't get it all. Will vinegar and newspaper do it?
     
  14. May 27, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    . . Never found a good glass cleaner for the inside ... maybe I am using the wrong paper towels ... :confused:
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  15. May 28, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    Might not hurt to true a decent microfiber glass towel. I have had good luck with them even after repeated uses around the house. My house windows do get pretty dirty, I clean them at least twice a year.

    http://www.autogeek.net/ww1627.html
     
  16. May 28, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    LOL I think I said this before and I know you know better now


    Not sure why everyone treats glass like paint but it's not. Do not use clay on your windshield. Glass has pits that will trap the clay making it harder to see unless you can see through clay. :D
     
  17. May 28, 2013 at 11:58 AM
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    Waffle weave drying cloths work great on windows. I use the ones we sell, although they are a bit large for the job.

    I mostly use distilled water to clean the inside of my windows. They rarely get dirty enough to use anything else.
     
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  18. May 28, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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    Windex and newspaper here. Newspaper leaves no lint and does not streak.
     
  20. Jul 16, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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    Oh yeah, Chemical Guys. That's good stuff. Everything they. Make is good stuff
     
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