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Old 03-22-2004   #1
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can some help me out on windows cleaning

can some help me out on windows cleaning? i tried so many brand for window cleaning, but no matter how hard i clean them, i can always see like this greesy layer inside, i dunno why, but it just not coming off. can someone help me out here serious f*** up
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Ive used Windex Automotive Window cleaner, I think that is what it is called.. Windex something or other, not the household stuff cause I think that will f*ck with tint. I just use a newspaper, and get a streak free shine.
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this is the best way to clean the inside of your windows (works for me). spray the window (i use eagle 20/20 vision window cleaner) and make sure you use a wet napkin and go over the entire window to clean off the film, etc... next (with the window still wet) use a small squeege and run it across the window and use a dry towel to wipe it off the excess. this method gets results by not having to see the circles and spots you've missed by wiping and smearing.
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well use a glass cleaner and wipe all the residue off, but after youre done try this:

take a clean, dry cotton terry and again wipe away where you cleaned up on your windows.

this should get rid of that greasy look. possibly.
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No matter how hard you try Glass cleaner will not remove that stuff. What you need to do is apply some Clear Vinegar to a rage and wipe it into the glass. I suspect this is the back window we are talking about. I have had many civic's come to my detailing business with the same problem. I cleaned the whole window with Vinegar and then with a Ammonia free glass cleaner, and wiped the glass down with a micro fiber towel. The customers that had this done have not had the problem since.
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No matter how hard you try Glass cleaner will not remove that stuff. What you need to do is apply some Clear Vinegar to a rage and wipe it into the glass. I suspect this is the back window we are talking about. I have had many civic's come to my detailing business with the same problem. I cleaned the whole window with Vinegar and then with a Ammonia free glass cleaner, and wiped the glass down with a micro fiber towel. The customers that had this done have not had the problem since.
I know that this is an old thread, but I have the same problem with the residue on the inside and outside of my rear window. I've used every window cleaning product on the planet and it never works right. I will try vinegar when I get home tonight. My question is if it's okay to use the vinegar on the inside of the window because of the heating elements.

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i remember talking to the salesman when i picked up my civic in 02...he said the plastic they used in the car gives off this residue that sticks to the windows when it's hot...when i got my windows tinted, they cleaned it off
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