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Cleaning Windshield

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Tiger Tundra, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. Sep 19, 2015 at 6:12 PM
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    Tiger Tundra

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    I'm not vertically challenged but I'll be dang if I can't find a good way to clean the windshield on my 15 CrewMax. Any hacks here?
     
  2. Sep 19, 2015 at 6:36 PM
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    mdavis

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    I went to Walmart and bought a wash brush on a pole. I use it to do the roof and windshield.
     
  3. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:17 PM
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    3 step ladder and spray wax
     
  4. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:32 PM
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    Car wash haha.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:36 PM
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    Not everyone has forum moderator money @Sean266 !!! :bowdown::bowdown::cheers::sorry:
     
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  6. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:36 PM
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    Lmfao!!! Just messing buddy!!
     
  7. Sep 19, 2015 at 8:55 PM
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    Sean266

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    I only get it washed like 1-2x a month max...it's all weather dependent here too.
     
  8. Sep 20, 2015 at 8:11 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Yep, that's me as well. Still end up with some hard to reach places. May combo the step ladder with a pole mop...at 65, I don't anticipate any growth spurts.
     
  9. Sep 20, 2015 at 4:42 PM
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    robie56

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    I have more trouble cleaning the inside of the windshield than I do the outside. You have to be a contortionist to reach and clean most of it!
     
  10. Sep 20, 2015 at 5:20 PM
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    53flattie

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    X2 in this... Really difficult to get down where the windshield meets the dash.

    As for the outside, I've found that if I stand on top of the tire, I can wash all the way to the center of the WS from each side. And I can get the first foot or two of the roof. I get the rest of the roof by standing on the front edge of the bed and stretching out as far as possible. It's a balancing act, for sure...
     
  11. Sep 21, 2015 at 6:42 AM
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    RichWentFishing504

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    Stoner invisible glass reach and clean tool. Look it up on Amazon.
     
  12. Sep 21, 2015 at 6:53 AM
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    You must be young. At 66 I can't get up on the tires. :notsure:
     
  13. Sep 21, 2015 at 6:54 AM
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    I get the wife to feel sorry for me and she does it for me. LOL
     
  14. Sep 21, 2015 at 8:17 AM
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    Haha y'all are a hoot and I'm glad I'm not the only one doing gymnastics and looking a fool trying to reach this gargantuan thing.
     
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  15. Sep 21, 2015 at 8:19 AM
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    @Sean266 doesnt even have to do that. He just comes home and his wife is outside waiting with the hose.
     
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  16. Sep 21, 2015 at 8:30 AM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    He has the wife mod.
     
  17. Sep 21, 2015 at 9:23 AM
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    image.jpg
     
  18. Sep 21, 2015 at 9:34 AM
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    That's the most expensive mod we could ever do!
     
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  19. Sep 21, 2015 at 10:15 AM
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    Was too lazy over the weekend to wash the truck so I let the fine gentlemen at the wash do it. They stand on my tires to clean the windshield.
     
  20. Sep 21, 2015 at 12:17 PM
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    I use the extra soft model on all my trucks, including the paint.
    http://www.westmarine.com/buy/shurhold-products--deck-brushes--P004_131_003_507

    I have been using Finish First products for almost 20 years.
    http://www.finishfirstpolish.com/products/

    I was my truck with auto soap and my brush, blow dry it with my leaf blower and then wipe it down with the detailing spray. The only thing I could do better would be to put a filter on the hose.
     
  21. Sep 21, 2015 at 2:40 PM
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    Hey, at my age, if I take a header off a front tire and break a hip, it's all over for me! LOL!
     
  22. Sep 22, 2015 at 8:36 AM
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    Not sure if this will help or not. Having a Superduty before this truck led me into buying a Topside creeper. There not cheap, [$200-250] but it does come in handy if you have a tall truck, or one with the engine set back. Here's mine folded up a few years back.

    [​IMG]
     
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  23. Sep 22, 2015 at 9:13 AM
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    Use a clay bar.
     
  24. Mar 5, 2016 at 6:38 PM
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    I open the doors and stand on the sill, clean half at a time.

    -Jason
     
  25. Mar 5, 2016 at 9:01 PM
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    Yep that is the way to do it.
     
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