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Discussion in 'Detailing' started by TXRailRoadBandit73, May 2, 2018.

  1. May 2, 2018 at 12:03 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

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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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    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.
     
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    I use the aerosol window cleaner from Walmart. And a MF’n towel of course.
     
  7. May 2, 2018 at 12:59 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 with a microfiber towel. good stuff. no streaks even when used in direct sun.
     
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  8. May 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM
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    Always the motherf’king towels again
     
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  9. 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?
     
  10. May 2, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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    MF'n towels :cool:
     
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  11. 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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  12. May 2, 2018 at 2:31 PM
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    What doesn’t damage tint?
     
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    This is exactly what I use!!!
     
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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.
     
  15. May 2, 2018 at 2:45 PM
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    Great product @Steve. Take a stab at who turned me on to that . :D
     
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    I buy this by the 6 pack case....[​IMG]and newspaper.
     
  17. May 2, 2018 at 3:16 PM
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    I will stick with grey thanks!:D
     
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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.
     
  19. May 2, 2018 at 4:27 PM
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    All right! May centerfold is out!!!
     
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    I use USA Today for that and starting fire pits
     
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  21. May 2, 2018 at 5:58 PM
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    USA Today is still sort of readable too!!!!
     
  22. May 2, 2018 at 6:15 PM
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    If you’re using “sort of” very loosely :rofl:
     
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  23. May 2, 2018 at 6:23 PM
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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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    I use this too. (With a MF towel). But I can’t stand the smell.
     
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    Steve, did you see my truck? I waxed it. For the first time. :anonymous:
     
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    Same here. Sprayway is best I have used. My tint installer uses it. I have tried Invisible Glass, Glass Plus, vinegar and water, RainEx cleaner. I will use Windex on house but prefer Glass Plus. I think most cleaners that are ammonia free are ok for aftermarket tint.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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  28. May 2, 2018 at 7:18 PM
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    :p I didn’t buy any fancy wax since it was completely spontaneous. Just went down to Autozone and spent about 5 minutes trying to figure out which wax would be the easiest to apply and wipe off. Decided on NuFinish.

    https://www.tundras.com/threads/joonbugs-build.8860/page-32#post-601598

    And scroll down a few posts to see the pics of my pinstripes.
     
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    I know, right....Definitely avoid alcohol based cleaners. I think everything else just damages it at a slower rate.
     
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    Today I learned you can use newspaper for cleaning window glass...

    [​IMG]
     
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