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Old 10-24-2009
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guys im knda new to this forum,

just want to ask whats the proper tools and products will i use for doing it.

car has some slight water marks.

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Welcome to Wax Forum!

Are we talking mineral deposits or etching?

Can we see some photos?
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I realize this is on glass... probably deposits... try Clay Bar or our Chrome Polish.

If you have what we call here in the States "Distilled White Vinegar," try wiping some of that on the glass for several minutes. You can dilute it 1 part vinegar to 2-3 parts water.

That can help loosen deposits, or and also remove some of the deposits even if it's etched.

If our Chrome Polish does not work, you'll want to seek a household scrub product that specifies it is safe for glass, or a dedicated glass polish product that has Cerium Oxide.
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I realize this is on glass... probably deposits... try Clay Bar or our Chrome Polish.

If you have what we call here in the States "Distilled White Vinegar," try wiping some of that on the glass for several minutes. You can dilute it 1 part vinegar to 2-3 parts water.

That can help loosen deposits, or and also remove some of the deposits even if it's etched.

If our Chrome Polish does not work, you'll want to seek a household scrub product that specifies it is safe for glass, or a dedicated glass polish product that has Cerium Oxide.

thanks for the reply.
so its the white vinegar ang chorme polish will work together. probably ill buff the polish off using power ball mini. what do you think?

can i use a smooth toothbrush to apply the vinegar and brush it off to the glass? then buff it it chrome polish afterwards?
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The white vinegar solution can help dissolve the deposits. Wiping dry and following with Chrome Polish applied with a PowerBall Mini would be a good approach to try. Let dry to a haze and remove by hand with a microfiber or cotton terry cloth towel -- not with the PowerBall
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The white vinegar solution can help dissolve the deposits. Wiping dry and following with Chrome Polish applied with a PowerBall Mini would be a good approach to try. Let dry to a haze and remove by hand with a microfiber or cotton terry cloth towel -- not with the PowerBall
thanks. what the best way to apply the vinegar?
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I suggest pouring it in a pan; then soak a hand towel in it and lay it on the surface for a few minutes. Remove and dry the area.

Start at the 3:1 distilled water to vinegar ratio, and increase (2:1, 1:1) if necessary to remove the deposits. Straight whilte vinegar can be used. At about .99 a pint, it's a cheap experiment.
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ayt thank man
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i think this is the only white vinegar that is available in our country. is it the same thing to what your using?

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i think this is the only white vinegar that is available in our country. is it the same thing to what your using?

http://baterya.com/wp-content/upload...noy-humor1.jpg

That would not be the right product.

Googling around, it looks like Heinz Distilled White Vinegar is available in your country. It's a clear vinegar, and should be available in the grocery stores as pictured below...

Contact the importer for availability:

Getz Bros. Phils., Inc.
5F Ortigas Bldg.,
Ortigas Ave Cor Meralco Ave
Pasig City 1600
Metro Manila, Philippines
Telephone: +63 2 6311511 to 16
Fax: +63 2 6311636
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My truck looks delicious but I never thought of putting 'suka' on it.

Seriously, I had etching on my sunroof and as suggested here, I used my jar of Mothers Chrome polish. It did the trick. And those watermarks were there probably for years.
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