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[Q] Rough Windscreen


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Posted 29 July 2016 - 05:15 PM

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Recently I had a bad experience when sending my car for respray. Long and horrible experience. 

 

Anyways after I got my car back, the windscreen feels like there are some sort of coating on top of it. It was no longer smooth as before I sent it in for respray. When I use my silicon wipers, it sounds like its going over something rough. 

 

Any techniques to gain back the smoothness which can be DIYeD? 


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Posted 29 July 2016 - 11:22 PM

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Try using a claybar. You probably have paint over spray on your windscreen



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Posted 30 July 2016 - 08:26 AM

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Try using a claybar. You probably have paint over spray on your windscreen

 

Yea, I think so, clear coat maybe. not even 6 months some areas crack dy .. sadness

 

Averagely how much does a claybar cost, and quality all about same right ?  or any preferred over another 


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Posted 30 July 2016 - 03:55 PM

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Easiest for you to get should be PG claybar, which is sold in most supermarket or hypermarket. It is around RM30 a box.

The thing is you can cut into 2 or 3 pieces depending on your hand size. Press it flat then use a shampoo solution as lube, then go over the windscreen with a little force. If dirty just fold the claybar then flatten again and continue. Claybar can be used for a long long time. Just don't drop it onto the ground where it might pick up some fine stones/pebbles which can/may scratch the area you clay.



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Posted 01 August 2016 - 12:15 PM

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Easiest for you to get should be PG claybar, which is sold in most supermarket or hypermarket. It is around RM30 a box.

The thing is you can cut into 2 or 3 pieces depending on your hand size. Press it flat then use a shampoo solution as lube, then go over the windscreen with a little force. If dirty just fold the claybar then flatten again and continue. Claybar can be used for a long long time. Just don't drop it onto the ground where it might pick up some fine stones/pebbles which can/may scratch the area you clay.

 

Okay, thank you for the information 


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 08:48 PM

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You are welcome.....



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Posted 02 August 2016 - 11:17 AM

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Yea, I think so, clear coat maybe. not even 6 months some areas crack dy .. sadness

 

Averagely how much does a claybar cost, and quality all about same right ?  or any preferred over another 

l use steelwool. cheap n effective . did it on all glass windows.. no worry on scratching glass.

my way

1. wash screen n dry. 

2. rub using steelwool until smooth 

3. clear away steelwool residue

4. apply rainx 3 layers

done



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Posted 03 August 2016 - 08:29 AM

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Wah! 3 layers....... :o



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Posted 05 August 2016 - 08:19 AM

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l use steelwool. cheap n effective . did it on all glass windows.. no worry on scratching glass.

my way

1. wash screen n dry. 

2. rub using steelwool until smooth 

3. clear away steelwool residue

4. apply rainx 3 layers

done

 

steelwool.. as in those use for washing dishes? 


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Posted 05 August 2016 - 09:53 AM

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Not sure about steelwool but those green scrubbing pads, can leave some fine scratches......