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Windshield-- Please Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by PLOWMAN21157, Jan 2, 2003.

  1. PLOWMAN21157

    PLOWMAN21157 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Hey Guys,
    Here is my problem. 1999 F350, just put on new wiper blades 2 weeks ago. Problem is I have this streak about 2" in width that goes across the windshield, almost looks like a greasy substance being spread back and forth. I have cleaned the windshied, cleaned the wipers with rubbing alcohol. I don't know what is causing this, but it is right in my line of sight. I know some of you guys have to have some good "home remedy" to solve this!!
    Thanks in Advance!!!
  2. greenquestlawn

    greenquestlawn Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    Double "00" steel wool would work . JUst make SURE its not any coarser. I have used it for years and we even used it when I was a prep guy at the Ford dealer. Works great for bugs as well.
  3. firemedic680

    firemedic680 Member
    from BG Ohio
    Messages: 49

    I have always used a product called BON-AMI , its at the grocery store , next to the comet and other cleansers . Dont use anything but bon-ami , they will scratch your windshield. Bon-ami will not scratch but will get all the grease , road tar and "gunk" off the winshield , your wipers will work like the day you bought the truck . I would do that then change you blades again.
  4. PLOWMAN21157

    PLOWMAN21157 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I knew you guys would come through for me! Thanks Alot!
  5. dfor

    dfor PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 57

    I have also used Bon Ami. Works pretty well. Like firemedic said, don't use Comet, it scratches.
  6. paul soccodato

    paul soccodato Senior Member
    Messages: 430

    like the others said already, bon-ami. ive used it for years on all my trucks and it works great.
  7. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,141

    I have also used 00 steel wool on truck glass to remove adhesive glue from stickers,doesn't leave a scratch!
  8. johngus

    johngus Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    In my Jaguar dealer we have a screen paste made by jaguar.it's the best i've ever seen.it goes on like a wax and cleans exceptionally well.If you have a local dealer pick it up or send me a message and I'll see if I have extra to send to you.i also use rainX after cleaning for the untimate wiper operation.
  9. Icefisher

    Icefisher Junior Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 15

    If anyone is in a real bind some night try a can of
    Coke, (not Pepsi) high acid, let it sit a few min.
    does pretty good not as good as bon-ami
    but should get ya through the night.
    If it dont work your out sixty cents.....