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Old 03-03-2021, 08:52 PM   #1
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FR3 Windshield Cleaning

The windshield is huge and I tried using RainX windshield cleaner with no success. Too much streaking and fogging up. Any suggestion of a good product to clean the windshield with? Also, what about windshield washer fluid? I currently use RainX to clean the love bugs when they hit. I appreciate your time and suggestions.
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Old 03-04-2021, 10:58 AM   #2
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Being so huge of an area, i quickly found out that is did not matter what you used as a cleaner it will always need some form of cleaning, I decided to go the route of a concentrate where I make my own cleaner to save money.
What causes me grief is the haze that drips off the roof and covers the glass, takes elbow grease to get that off with a good sponge/brush
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The windshield is huge and I tried using RainX windshield cleaner with no success. Too much streaking and fogging up. Any suggestion of a good product to clean the windshield with? Also, what about windshield washer fluid? I currently use RainX to clean the love bugs when they hit. I appreciate your time and suggestions.
The trick is to remove the bugs fairly soon. If they stay on, especially on a hot sunny day, it takes more effort to remove. I used a brush similar to this one even with just straight water if they didnít set up too long. Then follow with a good squeegee to clear the glass.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/3M-Scotc...549X/315703338

I never tried any magical windshield fluid. Sometimes, if the windshield was messy with bugs and such.....if I was fortunate enough to drive into rain, I could just leave the wipers off for awhile, to soften the bugs before using the wipers. Even with the flat windshield of my Georgetown, at speed, the rain would blow off to the sides on itís own. Seriously.
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Being so huge of an area, i quickly found out that is did not matter what you used as a cleaner it will always need some form of cleaning, I decided to go the route of a concentrate where I make my own cleaner to save money.
What causes me grief is the haze that drips off the roof and covers the glass, takes elbow grease to get that off with a good sponge/brush
With respect to the haze you talk about.....as with my Georgetown, I used this stuff, and nothing else, to get rid of the rooftop haze.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Stoner-1...1164/203165784
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Old 03-04-2021, 09:11 PM   #5
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ROBO44 Thank you. Found it on Amazon. Appreciate the info.
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Old 03-04-2021, 09:14 PM   #6
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kenandterry I have this brush for cleaning my vinyl fence, but never dawned on me to use for the windshield. Thank you for sharing.
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kenandterry Again, thank you for responding and sharing. I will stop by HD to purchase.
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Old 03-06-2021, 03:10 PM   #8
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With respect to the haze you talk about.....as with my Georgetown, I used this stuff, and nothing else, to get rid of the rooftop haze.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Stoner-1...1164/203165784
I use invisiglass also, it's available all over the place (Walmart, auto stores, Homedepot.....) I keep a can in each car also and use the gas station paper towels instead of their disgusting squeegees.
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Old 03-06-2021, 09:43 PM   #9
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With respect to the haze you talk about.....as with my Georgetown, I used this stuff, and nothing else, to get rid of the rooftop haze.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Stoner-1...1164/203165784
Bought some today, applied it to my windshield, and WHOA, damn this stuff works. I can actually see & zero haze. Thank you , this is now my go to stuff.

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Old 03-16-2021, 07:58 PM   #10
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Good Bye RainX and Hello Invisible Glass Aerosol. This product is awesome. It was so easy to clean the windshield and windows, with no streaks and shines. Thank you for the suggestion and sharing this info. I can see again.
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I ordered from Amazon. Thanks for the suggestion.
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