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    remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    hey guys i have a thread posted a while back about water spots on the windshield and windows (http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums...ad.php?t=50162)
    i tried clay baring the windows and i only get little results on spots that are more noticeable but good results on minor ones. i was successful with one section of 12x8 inches on the front left corner which took nearly an hour but still had a few remaining spots left. is there anything that i can use to get them off a lot easier? i also tried using nxt 2.0 wax after clay bar and it does nothing. i believe these are baked on spots of about 6-7 months but i dont know if the time period made a difference. i also wash 2 times a month or once every 2 months and wax every 3 months. also how do i get dried on wax off of black trim like the mirrors.
    i dont have any power tools so please dont suggest something that needs a power tool to use.
    thank you for the help in advance.

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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    No, Nxt wont help.

    Can always try some diluted vinegar, diluted alcohol, #105/UC.

    As for the wax on trim, can look at something like the All Purpose Cleaners, #39. Or an eraser. Or something oily like peanut butter, vegetable oil... Wash up after of course.
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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    Quote Originally Posted by Murr1525 View Post
    No, Nxt wont help.

    Can always try some diluted vinegar, diluted alcohol, #105/UC.

    As for the wax on trim, can look at something like the All Purpose Cleaners, #39. Or an eraser. Or something oily like peanut butter, vegetable oil... Wash up after of course.
    i tried the alcohol and vinegar and it did nothing unless there i did the vinegar wrong. what was the parts for vinegar?
    and for #105/UC is it safe for glass like there will be no swirls or scratches?

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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    Yeah, just use a soft applicator of course.

    I've had a couple applications (like clean glass, apply... let it start to wear off, clea nglass, apply again) of RainX remove some water spots from my glass before.
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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    Quote Originally Posted by Murr1525 View Post
    Yeah, just use a soft applicator of course.

    I've had a couple applications (like clean glass, apply... let it start to wear off, clea nglass, apply again) of RainX remove some water spots from my glass before.
    were those spots just minor where u had to get close to see them like couple inches close? not where u can stand couple feet away and see them. i will try get #105 if they sell it in hawaii. i already spent more than $100 on car stuff im going broke from this little thing

    edit: they dont seem to carry #105 at NAPA here not in any other store they said something about Malco water spot remover but i dont know if that works.

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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    ok i have a choice of malco or #105 or something similar that is if i can get someone to order online for me what path should i take?
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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    Dont know about the Malco.

    What other products do you have? If you have UC, ScratchX, SwirlX... Can always do a test spot with what you have. #105 being strongest of course.
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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    Get the Heavy Cut Cleaner #4 and use a terry cloth towel and work it hard-I mean sweat when you work it in and it will get rid of your water marks on the windows.

    I use it on the bathroom shower glass all the time. It is my go to for window cleaning.

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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    i got scratch x but i am assuming it might leave small scratches
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    Re: remaining hard water spots after clay bar

    No, ScratchX will be milder than the #105...
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