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Washed both of my cars this week. They look really nice, but the windows on both of them are awful, especially when heading toward the sun. Both the inside and the outside just won't clean up for me. I've tried vinegar water and newspaper, BonAmi and Sprayway Glass Cleaner. None of it makes a dent. Got any suggestions? The cabriolet windshield still has evidence of where the Maroney sticker was when the sun hits it.

I try my best to avoid heading into the sun, because with all the plastic on the car, I know that if I get too close it might melt. :)

Len
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Outside can be buffed with compound to remove imbedded stuffs, inside can use a magic eraser (don't let it drip on the dash) and then reclean with Windex after
 

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Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'll give some of them a shot. I had heard that any commercial type cleaner like Windex would give you fogging issues if used on the inside. But I've got some and at this point I'm willing to give it a shot.

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Used to use Lava soap (gently) on the outside when there was a lot of crud that wouldn’t clean off with regular cleaners.
 

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I would never use polishing compound, of steel wool, on any glass surface. Thats a NO NO. Nothing abrasive. Try using the 2 micro towel system. Use glass clean with the first towel. Then polish the glass with the 2nd one. There are many automotive glass cleaners on the market, that will clean the fogging from plastic vapors off.

 

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When I said steel wool, I meant the really, really really.... fine stuff. Learned it at a Mercedes dealer! I am not saying they were Smart, but it worked.
 

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Smark, pro detailing shops use steel wool and buffing compound on glass every single day. Steel isn't hard enough to scratch glass, that's why razor blades cant scratch phone screens don't believe me check, check out Jerry rig everything on YouTube, he constantly shows people razor blades cant hurt glass.
 

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Smark, pro detailing shops use steel wool and buffing compound on glass every single day. Steel isn't hard enough to scratch glass, that's why razor blades cant scratch phone screens don't believe me check, check out Jerry rig everything on YouTube, he constantly shows people razor blades cant hurt glass.
I worked in a car detail shop for many years, in my younger days.
 

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Inside glass too?

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I did clay the inside using Rainx glass cleaner as lube. Then I used paper towels with the glass cleaner again, then rubbed the crap out of it with a clean dry microfiber towel. Did the same with the outside.

It looked like a polished gem for about a week, then started to show fog driving into the sun.

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Why is this being recorded? What the F$$$. If you can't clean your window, your sure as hell shouldn't be driving. Park it and have mommy do it.......
 
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