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Scratched wind shield

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by daluvian, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. Apr 30, 2014 at 7:33 AM
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    daluvian

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    Anyone got any info on removing scratches from a windshield? We had a bad wind storm blew my house roof partly off and the shingles hit my windshield u can feel it with your nail but it's not super deep it's just that there in the worest spot. Polish won't work on this I'm guessing its brand new so kinda bummed
     
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  2. Apr 30, 2014 at 7:36 AM
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    New windshield time..
     
  3. Apr 30, 2014 at 7:46 AM
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    LUSETACO

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    I hear metal razor blades and steel wool are the best for glass. :cookiemonster: JK.

    Seriously though, sounds like time for a new windshield. Your insurance won't cover it?
     
  4. Apr 30, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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    Actually, 0000 steel wool does work on windshields. There is a method that you clean your window with Invisable glass, buff it with 0000 steel wool, clean again and apply rain X or another water repelant and it will make scratches disapear.

    OR

    Google scratched windshield repair :) Lots there from what I can see.
    https://www.google.com/#q=fix%20scratched%20windshield
     
  5. Apr 30, 2014 at 9:40 AM
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    if you can feel it with your fingernail the scratch is too deep. Scratch removal is labor intensive - a shingle roof worth of scratches is out of the realm of options for fixing the scratched.

    Also, once you start trying to remove these scratched it'll blemish the glass.. Be like looking through carnival windows..
     
  7. Apr 30, 2014 at 9:44 AM
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    Insurance claim most companies have free gas replacement
     

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