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    Default Spotted Windshield

    Hey guys, I had a new windshield put in almost a year ago because a rock hit it. Now I seem to have a lot of water spots that I just canít seem to get rid of. I have tried several things like Windex and some kind of armorall windshield cleaner but nothing has worked. Any suggestions on how to get the water spots off?
    Last edited by freddie; 04-13-2008 at 07:59 PM.
    2003 Avalanche 4x4 with cladding 110k miles +, K&N stock replacement air filter, Skyjacker 8000 shocks, Hawks LTS pads, Summit Racing brand drilled and sloted rotors, Sylvania ZXE high & low beams, leveling kit, 285/70/r17 Michelin M/S

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    I had a similar problem with a 1982 Mercedes I own. Only in my case, the windshield was the only glass which didn't have spots. I tried all sorts of cleaners, including laquer thinner (be very carefule with this stuff!). The spots just wouldn't come off. I finally got a glass buffing kit from JC Whitney and buffed out the spots. The kit consisted of a buffing wheel that attaches to your hand drill and some cerium oxide polishing compound. That was 20 years ago and the glass still looks good.

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