I have what looks like waterspots on my exterior windows that I can not get off. I have tried Windex, Stoners', and Bon Ami with no luck. The spots on the windshield are only in the non-wiper areas and on the other windows they cover them. The glass looks fine from a distance-but up close, and depending on the light, you can really see them. I have on used lint free cloth, sponges, and newspaper so far.
Vette(s): 1972 convertible 350 auto trans, delux int, air, ps, pb, t/t wheel, pw, 79,000 org miles Rare one year only color
if you use steel wool get 0000 grade its the finest available and will not leave scrach marks also wet it with windex while using it. i have also heard that a clay bar works. let us know how you make out.
Vette(s): SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682) "BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops
I've used RainX on other vehicles, but not "The Toy". At least not yet. It can drive you crazy when it is raining because something is always moving on the windshield, like an army of ants. I've learned (the hard way) not to put it on the outside mirrors, side or rear windows because although the water beads up nicely, it doesn't go anywhere. Then you're trying to peer through a maze of wiggling water drops.
____________________________________ Jim Olson "The Toys"...!!! Save the Wave!
Vette(s): 1969 Daytona Yellow Coupe - ZZ4/4 speed, Hurst shifter, Griffin aluminum radiator w/ Dual Spals, March Serpentine Pulley kit, Hookers with STS Racing Baffles, VB&P Suspension bits, 17" AR Hopsters, L-88 Hood
I had one experience with Rain-X and that was all. I put it on the windshield and if I needed to run the wipers they would skip and jump across the window making visibility worse, not better. Never again.
Vette(s): 1976, custom paint, chrome headers/side pipes, front/rear spoilers, dual side sport mirrors, bubble tail light conversion
I just tried Rain-X for the first time and I have to say in contradiction to others, it was a "life saver".
Before I used Rain-X my wipers were "chattering" across the windshield. Not only did they not clear the window and make a lot of noise, but they would bang into one another in the middle and occasionally lock up. I would have to pull over to the side of the road, get out and unlock them.
This went on a couple of times until one time they met, locked and then one of them bent the other blade right off!
I had ironically just bought some Rain-X but hadn't put it on and it was in the back of the car. I pulled into a garage and applied it. Drove the rest of the way home - including highway driving - never had to turn the wipers on!
There is a lot of beading when going slower - I'll agree with that. But once I hit the highway it just blew off.
I can't say anything in terms of "long term usage" but it got me home that day and I was very impressed that it worked as stated.
1976, custom paint, Hooker Hdrs, front/real pace car spoilers, bubble tail light conversion, dual sport mirrors
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