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scratched inner windshield

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by cmoulton13, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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    cmoulton13

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    Hey guys I was washing my windshield yesterday when my ring hit the glass and left a nice fine scratch about 6 inches long right at eye level on the drivers side. It is not really detectable with a fingernail but it bugs the hell out of me... not to mention its a 2013... I have heard of a TON of different scratch removers but my only concern with trying them is that this scratch is on the inside and I believe windshields have a factory laminate or tint on them??? :confused: Could someone give me some guidance on what to do?

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  2. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:03 PM
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    cmoulton13

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  3. Feb 27, 2013 at 6:54 PM
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    You're really out of luck, unfortunately. There is no glass polishing that I would recommend for a vehicle. Reason being, that once you polish glass, it distorts it. You're better off with the scratch than you are the distorted glass, especially in your line of sight.

    Price out a new windshield, most aftermarket windshields can get installed for $250 or so now days.
     
  4. Feb 27, 2013 at 7:08 PM
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    OffroadToy

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  5. Feb 27, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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    SOSHeloPilot

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    ... ^^^ ... This happened in the cleanup dept when my wife was picking up a new Honda a couple years ago. ... :eek:

    Detail guy hit the inside of the windshield with his ring ... :eek: ... and we turned the car down at delivery ... dealer ended up putting in a new windshield and selling it to another customer.

    FWIW ... wife scratched big mirror in bathroom with a razor blade ... had to replace mirror.
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