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Old 10-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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Interior plastic film on windshield...HELP!

HI-I have an immaculate 2000 323 convertible and my biggest problem is removing the film left on the windshield after sitting in sun with car closed up. i have tried straight vinegar, off the shelf products, etc-find myself cleaning 3-5 times to get film off( most products just move it around!) who out there has either a home remedy or has found a on the shelf product that works? i'm really frustrated with this!
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Old 10-02-2013, 05:09 PM   #2
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Wait til sundown, then wash thoroughly with glass cleaner (I like Invisible Glass but only because the catchy name; they're all the same). After that, re-wash with lots of distilled water and dry with a new (not previously washed) microfiber towel.
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I will try this too.
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:59 PM   #4
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ive seen my tint guy use a soft scotch brite pad to remove film. but he used it with a liquid lubrication also.
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:09 PM   #5
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fil problem

Thanks for the quick response-will give it a try!
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Old 10-04-2013, 10:22 AM   #6
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Two microfiber towels (waffle weave work best). Spray the cleaner onto the towel and clean the window. Use the other clean towel to buff the window. You shouldn't get a film. Are you using any type of product on the dash that when heated is filming your window?
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