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cleaning windows with and without tint

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by syds4x4, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. Jun 30, 2010 at 5:07 AM
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    syds4x4

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    mine's blk syds'is purple
    debadged,shell,blacked out tail lights tint,security sys,nav,dvd,bluetooth,...
    cleaning w/without tint
    paper towels,newspaper,microfiber,clean rags
    1 oz dawn 4 oz rubbing alcohol 59 oz water makes a 1/2 gal of cleaner
    safe on tint
    and for the film side plastic polish (Plexus)
    this will protect the mylar coating on your film(scratch resistant coating)
    for best results Never clean windows in direct sunlight
     
  2. Jun 30, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Sorry, but this makes no sense. You claim that the mixture is safe on tint, but in the next line, you claim that you use plexus on the tint.

    How about just using a microfiber glass towel and stoners invisible glass. Damn near unbeatable combo and not nearly the trouble that you go through.
     
  3. Jun 30, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    I use vinegar and a paper towel, inside and out. Have been doing so since 07 windows and tint look fine.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    any window cleaner will work as long as its ammonia free
     
  5. Jun 30, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    ^ Thats whats important.
     
  6. Jun 30, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    what this dude said!


     
  7. Jul 1, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    I was amazed at the results using vinegar. Even gets the water spots off the outside with virtually no effort.
     
  8. Jul 1, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    mine's blk syds'is purple
    debadged,shell,blacked out tail lights tint,security sys,nav,dvd,bluetooth,...
    ok let me explain dawn,detergent for cleaning,rubbing alcohol,for anti streaking and water makes a solution mild enough for everyday use inside and out even for aftermarket tint/film and factory privacy glass (factory tint).
    For aftermarket film (tint)I use Plexus,a plastic restorer/protectant/cleaner/release spray because of the effects of a just cleaned surface (squeeky clean) will have an ill effect on your film and the rubber seals ,and thus have a tendency to grab and pull seals and film plus wear and tear on window regulator, your windows seal from the inside out, most of your seal is on the inside.
     
  9. Jul 1, 2010 at 11:28 PM
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    mine's blk syds'is purple
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    (window tint ) aftermarket tint/film
    (privacy glass) factory tint
    plexus will help to preserve the tint/film from peeling/failing and ...
    dry silicone release spray on your window seals once a year will also make your regulator and window/tint last. "an ounce of prevention ..."
     
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