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MX-7...Holy Cow! water spots are gone!!!

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by 00dannyboy, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. Aug 19, 2012 at 2:46 AM
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    00dannyboy

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    no one will believe me until they buy it and try it for themselves, BUT, MX-7 WORKS!

    i just went thru 4 methods to get to this one.

    meguiars ultimate compound..... nothing
    meguiars clay.......................... nothing
    vinegar and water (50/50).......nothing
    MX-7......................................Actually Works with little effort!!!

    all i can say is that this stuff ACTUALlY WORKS!!!

    my windows are as clear as crystal.

    nuff said
     
  2. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:59 AM
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    2008taco

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    why were you using paint products on your windows?
     
  3. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:39 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    To much to list...see sig for more...
    SpotX works for me.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    the product i used was made for glass!

    there are two mx-7 products that i bought. one for glass, and one for paint.

    any other questions?
     
  5. Aug 19, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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    Madjik_Man

    Madjik_Man The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    I think he was referring to the compound and clay bar
     
  6. Aug 19, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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    0000 steel wool works great on the windshield for getting rid of hard water spots and doesn't scratch the glass. Old detailer's trick.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Aug 19, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    NO! :goingcrazy:
    Do not use steel wool on glass - it will scratch. Just because you can't see the scratches with your naked eye doesn't mean the glass isn't scratched.
     
  8. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:09 PM
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    Jpeso

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    I just bought a 2012 tacoma and I just realized while driving in the sunlight that there are a lot of hard water dots all over my windows. I am so frustrated. I have tried vinegar and water and windex and still they are there. Can someone who likes there car as clean as me recommend something before I go crazy! :) Thanks!
     
  9. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Where did you find this mx7 ?
     
  10. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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    Worst possible advice ever given.

    Please no one listen to this.

    See here for reference http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/de...-way-clean-glass-our-members.html#post2034997

    X2...compounds and waxes need to stay away from glass

    unless you sealed your glass it will keep happening. See links below for reference.




    See here for what to use and not overpay for hype http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/detailing/227586-dirty-glass-rear.html#post5334081

    also see here for a bunch of good glass products http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/detailing/234235-help-cleaning-buildup-off-window.html#post5537843

    I have been working with glass for 20 years. Anyone who tells you to take steel to it is insane IMO. Anyone who tells you to wax it is crazy IMO. Use the stuff made for glass if you want to see the best.
     
  11. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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    Thanks that is good info. Where I live we have insanely hard water and washing my truck will leave HW spots especially on the glass. The chrome around my sink and faucets will turn white from the hard water. All I use is lime-away and within seconds its gone. Now I know its a strong chemical and I have not ever used it on glass but maybe I will try and see how it works. I just read the bottle and it does not say anything about not using on glass. It did say to not use on painted surfaces.
     
  12. Aug 19, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    Because that's what "everyone" ignorantly says to use when vinegar and windex don't remove the water spots.
     
  13. Aug 20, 2012 at 11:58 PM
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  14. Aug 24, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Hey, nothing here, stop doing that!!
    Just look to your right! ->
    Spot-X is the only thing that worked for me. I tried everything.:rolleyes:
    That stuff is gold!
     
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