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Old 12-20-2018, 11:07 PM   #1
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I would like to know what the Turbobrick community recommends for keeping windows crystal clear.
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Old 12-20-2018, 11:12 PM   #2
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Ammonia free glass cleaners sold for cars is the best, and a microfiber cloth
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Old 12-20-2018, 11:17 PM   #3
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Prist from aircraft spruce ! Used it in the airlines it's the shiznit I'll never use anything else
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Old 12-21-2018, 12:07 AM   #4
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Windex and newspaper. Does the job
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Old 12-21-2018, 12:20 AM   #5
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And 0000 steel wool for getting the bugs off fast. The ink from the news papers makes the shine.
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Old 12-21-2018, 12:22 AM   #6
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The ink from the news papers makes the shine.
Best part about it. Makes my rusty box look show car. Just kidding.
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Old 12-21-2018, 12:33 AM   #7
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Been searching for years.....
Determined newsprint and windex or invisible glass the best.

Until I came across using Magic Eraser (the one without dish soap in it). Works very well, especially for the newer cars with that film from plastics off-gassing, (or cigarette smoke).

After a clean with the Magic Eraser and water, windex and newsprint.

Absolutely pristine!

Iíve also used the Magic Eraser to clean grimy leather seats, followed by your favorite leather leather conditioner.
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:03 AM   #8
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Windex and newspaper. Does the job
Call me naive, but I've never heard of using newspaper this way. Interesting.
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Old 12-21-2018, 03:08 AM   #9
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Newspaper is lint free.
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Old 12-21-2018, 09:49 AM   #10
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this stuff is good
https://www.invisibleglass.com/
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Old 12-21-2018, 10:42 AM   #11
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I use the RainX window cleaner, seems to kind of work, Never thought about a magic eraser, I'll have to try that!
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Old 12-21-2018, 11:19 AM   #12
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Been searching for years.....
Determined newsprint and windex or invisible glass the best.

Until I came across using Magic Eraser (the one without dish soap in it). Works very well, especially for the newer cars with that film from plastics off-gassing, (or cigarette smoke).

After a clean with the Magic Eraser and water, windex and newsprint.

Absolutely pristine!

Iíve also used the Magic Eraser to clean grimy leather seats, followed by your favorite leather leather conditioner.
Is that what that funky opaque film is? Seems to be in cars from the late 2000s
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Old 12-21-2018, 11:39 AM   #13
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Interesting...this morning on my commute I was just thinking that my windshield looked "filmy" inside and needed a good cleaning...car is a 2010 Mazda3..."the more you know".
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Old 12-21-2018, 02:34 PM   #14
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Newspaper is lint free.
I think newspaper is best because napkins and paper towels are treated with smeary chems to help them absorb water . Newspaper doesnt
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Old 12-21-2018, 06:02 PM   #15
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If you don't have tint, i like to use household glass cleaner that does contain Ammonia. It really cuts through the years of inner grime off my older cars.
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Old 12-21-2018, 06:04 PM   #16
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I've had good luck with distilled white vinegar from the grocery store.
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Old 12-21-2018, 07:04 PM   #17
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"Sprayway" glass cleaner.
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Old 12-21-2018, 07:14 PM   #18
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If you can get the end rolls of newspaper print paper, this makes it the best for cleaning, no inks etc.
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Old 12-22-2018, 12:09 AM   #19
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I don't like windex, like I said before ammonia free window cleaners.. much better for eliminating streaks without a ton of polishing. Right now I use distilled water and a microfiber cloth on the inside and they clean up really nice. I also only use distilled water to clean interior parts unless there is a grunge buildup. When the outside gets buildup (waterspots etc) I use a clay bar with a mild mix of Dawn dish soap, dried with a silicone squeegee
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Old 12-22-2018, 12:27 AM   #20
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+1 on windex and newspaper. Straight razor followed by fine steel wool and/or magic eraser pads works well to get the embedded crap off.
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Old 12-24-2018, 10:52 AM   #21
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The AMMO way: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4WwOrkgXlc
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