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Discussion in 'Detailing' started by ARamirez73, May 2, 2018.

  1. May 2, 2018 at 12:03 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 [OP] JUST A HOBO RIDIN' THEM RAILS TO ANYWHERE

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    As it states...What do you for your windows inside? Anyone use newspaper? What cleaner you use?
     
  2. May 2, 2018 at 12:23 PM
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    Adams window cleaner and the MF'n towel they have for it.
     
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  3. May 2, 2018 at 12:25 PM
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    Adams cleaner and newspaper. Smells better than windex, but have used that too.
     
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  4. May 2, 2018 at 12:26 PM
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    Stock as a rock minus tint
    Is this product safe for aftermarket tint?
     
  5. May 2, 2018 at 12:27 PM
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    I've had no issues; but also haven't used for a very long time either.
     
  6. May 2, 2018 at 12:28 PM
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    I use the aerosol window cleaner from Walmart. And a MF’n towel of course.
     
  7. May 2, 2018 at 12:56 PM
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    I use the stuff in a blue and white can that you can find anyway...
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    And a short napped m.f.
     
  8. May 2, 2018 at 12:59 PM
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    you've got issues with towels.

    i recently switched from adam's glass cleaner. i know. blasphemy. for whatever reason, it was just streaking too much even when i used newspaper. i'm now using pinnacle with a microfiber towel. good stuff. no streaks even when used in direct sun.
     
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  9. May 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM
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    JoshuaA

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    Always the motherf’king towels again
     
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  10. May 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM
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    That's why I switched to newspaper; MF towels leaving streaks and hated the idea of constantly switching for a dry one. Figured, if the kids at the stoplights in Mexico can clean a window great like that, why can't I?
     
  11. May 2, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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    MF'n towels :cool:
     
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  12. May 2, 2018 at 2:05 PM
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    I used to use newspapers years back. I'm not sure if there's any negative effects on it or not. @SouthBoundSteve
     
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  13. May 2, 2018 at 2:31 PM
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    What doesn’t damage tint?
     
  14. May 2, 2018 at 2:35 PM
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    Prostar 190 WHITE is the SLOWEST color!!!

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    This is exactly what I use!!!
     
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  15. May 2, 2018 at 2:40 PM
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    I use Meguiars G8224 and a microfiber towel. I have used it on tint for years without an issue. It has basically no smell.
     
  16. May 2, 2018 at 2:45 PM
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    rons23 Get The Led Out!!!

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    Great product @Steve. Take a stab at who turned me on to that . :D
     
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  17. May 2, 2018 at 2:45 PM
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    I buy this by the 6 pack case....[​IMG]and newspaper.
     
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  18. May 2, 2018 at 3:15 PM
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    You should drive a White Tundra....you’re 50/50...:rofl::rofl:
    Hhhhmmmmmmmmmm..:D
     
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    Since I get my news via my tablet, I haven’t used news paper in awhile. :D With that said, I didn’t have an issue when I did.
    Good question...
     
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  20. May 2, 2018 at 3:16 PM
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    Prostar 190 WHITE is the SLOWEST color!!!

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    I will stick with grey thanks!:D
     
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    Hey, since I’m in Alabam now, can we plan a trip to Mexico for Real Street taco’s?
     
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    The Denver Post is almost unreadable nowadays. I buy the Sunday edition>>>Pull out the Sports section and save the rest for cleaning windows.
     
  23. May 2, 2018 at 3:22 PM
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    For u Mr. Matt...
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    All right! May centerfold is out!!!
     
  25. May 2, 2018 at 5:46 PM
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    I use USA Today for that and starting fire pits
     
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    USA Today is still sort of readable too!!!!
     
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    I use this as well. It was used and endorsed by the guy who applied our tint.
     
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    If you’re using “sort of” very loosely :rofl:
     
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    Papers have shrunk so much and gotten so light even dogs are confused about what they are and don’t fetch them like they used to from from the driveway lol.
     
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    The D Post is unreadable because the Rocky Mountain News folded some years back. Provided some editorial balance. That's long gone.The D Post Editorial pages are my favorite to clean windows with........


    Claim: Newspapers are an effective way to wipe glass windows clean, sans streaks.

    It’s True! Our grandparents were right – the 50-cent daily can double as a glass cleaner. Newspapers are made of dense fibers that contain no solid, scratching materials like silica or calcium carbonate. Compared to paper towels, newspaper fibers are more rigid and will not separate and cause lint. According to The Daily Reporter, more than 90% of U.S. papers switched from petroleum-based ink, which caused stains and smears, to the cheaper, smear-free alternative of soy-based ink by 2000. The switch rendered the newspaper perfect for multi-purpose use!

    Want to try this cleaning method out yourself? Grab your local paper and look for the official Soy Ink Seal to see whether the ink is petroleum-based or soy-based. You can also test by holding the paper between your thumb and index finger for a minute or more. If your fingers are stained, the paper uses petroleum-based ink and is no good for glass cleaning. If your fingers are stain-free, mix equal parts vinegar and water for your cleaning solution then use the newspaper to clean the glass as you would with a paper towel. You can also use old newspapers to ripen tomatoes, deodorize food containers, kill weeds and more, according to Friends of the Earth!

    Other cleaning myths that ring true, too:

    Happy cleaning and happy myth busting!
     
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