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Acid Rain spots on the glass??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by CrazeeBush, Nov 24, 2001.

  1. CrazeeBush

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    Okay, not about my truck, but I figure if anyone knows the answer could benefit all. My Monte Carlo has these little brown spots on the windows. I couldn't tell it till I got my windows tinted a while back. I asked my tint man what it was and he said acid rain marks, he also went on to say he had no idea how to get them off. So my question is, how do I get rid of 'em? I tried vinegar since it seems to clean just about anything, and no luck... Anyone have any experience with this at all?

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  2. Jason73K5

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    Try polishing or rubbing compound. I've used them to get hard water stains off of the glass on my cougar.

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  3. JDELBLAZ

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    you can also use tooth paste on glass no joke it works pretty well and removes most minor scrach o and plaque to
     
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    Ask a glass shop, this is common, and the fix is something called 'sirium oxide'............

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    Use rubbing compound with 0000 steel wool. Don't rub too hard. You can also make a buffing pad with the steel wool and use a slow rotation orbital buffer (NOT a rotary buffer- it'll leave swirls) to remove.

    Years ago we removed the same stuff from 400 UPS trucks, worked fine.
     
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    I think I read in the owners manual (13 years ago) to use bon ami (?). It's used in cleaning pots and pans.
     
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    The car lots use steel wool.

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    Eastwood has a kit for polishing glass. If you can avoid the steel wool I would recommend brass wool because the steel wool fibers will rust. Fine brass wool is hard to find but I think Eastwood carries it too.

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    Yep, regular paste toothpaste (gel doesn't work as good) is a good polishing compound for lots of stuff. I cleaned up some wiper tracks on a windshield with it once. Just be sure to clean it off any metal parts, because most toothpaste is high in sodium (salt) and can cause corrosion to form on bare metal.

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