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Old 10-02-2011
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Default Windshield care

Anyone else ever have problems with the thin layer of (lack of better terms) haze that seems to appear on the interior windows? Anyone have any ideas on the best way to remove it?
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Old 10-03-2011
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Default Re: Windshield care

That's outgassing from all the plastics vinyl, etc., in the interior.

A couple times a year, I use Chrome Polish on a microfiber applicator and clean the interior glass - taking care not to hit any of the trim pieces. Remove/buff with a quality microfiber towel.

Chrome Polish (sold years ago as Chrome & Glass Polish) does a great job at cutting through that film that builds up inside of cars. Most times a glass cleaner won't remove it, leaving more streaks and smears.
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Default Re: Windshield care

Is it safe to use on window tint as well?
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It is fine on factory tinted windows. You cannot use it on installed tint film, as the polish will damage the soft film.

If you have film, use only an ammonia free glass cleaner and a quality soft towel.
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Thanks for the help!
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Old 10-15-2011
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That's outgassing from all the plastics vinyl, etc., in the interior.
You know, that's been bugging me for years. How do perfectly clean windows get dirty over night like that...? THANK YOU!!!

I now can stop seeing my therapist.
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Default Re: Windshield care

Would the new Water Spot Remover take the place of Chrome Polish? Which product is stronger or more abrasive? Thanks.
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Would the new Water Spot Remover take the place of Chrome Polish? Which product is stronger or more abrasive? Thanks.
"Take the place" isn't really applicable here.

Water Spot Remover for Glass is a completely different product and is not appropriate for any finish other than glass because of its abrasiveness. It also does not protect like Chrome Polish does.

If you have light deposits or just want a nice clean glass, Chrome Polish may be just the ticket.
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