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2 in 1 windshield washer fluid

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by deere615, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Anyone use the 2 in 1 windshield washer fluid that has the rain-x in it. My dad uses it in company trucks and said it works pretty good. Its good until -25 degrees. I bought some and am curious to see how it works in the winter and in the rain.
     
  2. tsmith

    tsmith Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    I use it all the time, it's great for frost on the windows. I use the summer/ bug stuff too. The only draw back is if you use it alot when there hasn't been any water on the window for a while it will get a bit of a white film, but I've used for the past 4 years, good stuff.
     
  3. murphyslaw

    murphyslaw Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    i love the stuff
     
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    I run De-icer in the winter, Bug spray in the summer. It's great, I have added Rain-ex to the washer tank for years, and this saves the hassle.
    The pre-mix stuff is the bomb, you just have to keep the right stuff loaded for the season. In the fall I mix them and they turn an ugly color.
     
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    I will never use any other type of windshield washer fluid in the truck.....it works awesome!!!!
     
  6. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Thats cool, I think I am going to like this stuff, I might even buy the Bug stuff for the summer.
     
  7. Zack1978

    Zack1978 Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 82

    That all Wal-Mart has in stock, I love the purple color!


    Zack
     
  8. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I Rain-x all the windows and mirrors. If it's raining lightly the water runs off so quick you don't even need the wipers on.
     
  9. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,600

    I like rain-x. However, I was disappointed in the rain-x windshield washer fluid used for the winter. It just didn't melt as well as other products. So, now I put rain-x on separately as usual. Didn't like their anti-fog stuff at all.
     
  10. G.M.Landscaping

    G.M.Landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    When I first started using it, it seamed to be smearing up the windshield for a couple of seconds. The more I used it the more I liked it. A few squirts and a couple wiper passes and perfect now. Also a new set of wiper blades didn't hurt either.
     
  11. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    ya I already added new winter wiper blades!
     
  12. big bird

    big bird Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    i use it grate stuffwesport
     
  13. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    I also refuse to use anything but rainx....Rob
     
  14. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    That is all I use both in the truck and the wife's car. Good stuff and definatly has a weird color/odor to it
     
  15. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    yep woth the coin
     
  16. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Lol, I never smelt it before but one day I was spraying my windows to get off a little frost and all the snow one the side of my windshield was orange!
     
  17. deckboys

    deckboys Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    i have found that the rain-x form the states is a little bit different then the stuff i can get here in canada..... but none the less the both work great won't use anything else
     
  18. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    what difference do you see?
     
  19. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    It probably costs $30 a bottle up there!:p
     
  20. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Ya in Canadian or american currency LOL