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Cleaning the inside of car windows

Magus`Magus` Registered User regular
I've been trying the clean the inside of my car windows due to them being very hard to see through during the night.

Problem 1: Can't really see what needs cleaning during the day.
Problem 2: The angles on the front and back window are super awkward.
Problem 3: Everything streaks. I've even tried the Invisible Glass and newspaper routine and nothing.

Any suggestions?


  • XaquinXaquin Right behind you!Registered User regular
    If everything is streaking after using (for example) windex and paper towels, you just need to let it dry and wash it a couple more times. As for weird angles, yeah, not much to do about that except keep at it.

  • Magus`Magus` Registered User regular
    I feel like I need to park under a street light to actually see the streaks.

  • BrodyBrody The Watch The First ShoreRegistered User regular

    "The shore does not dream of you." - Blind poet Gallan.
  • E.CoyoteE.Coyote Registered User regular
    I second the Isopropyl Alcohol mentioned in the video. (also great for cleaning smudges on glasses.)

  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    Magus` wrote: »
    I feel like I need to park under a street light to actually see the streaks.

    I have literally done this when I had this issue. I have also parked my car facing the sun for the same reason. Do what needs to be done! :razz:

    I've been pretty successful using microfiber cloths and windex. You do have to make sure you don't reuse the dirty side of a cloth, and you may have to go over the same spot a few times with clean cloths each time.

  • PailryderPailryder Registered User regular
    also one "trick" is to apply the liquid to the cleaning cloth, not the glass directly. This helps remove streaks a little easier.

  • chrishallett83chrishallett83 Hi! Registered User regular
    When I let my car windows get extra grubby, they always take two goes to get properly clean. I use paper towel and tint and paint-safe window cleaner (not standard Windex!), then I go over them again with the same cleaner, but I use newspaper the second time, it seems to give the glass an extra gloss to my eye.

  • chrishallett83chrishallett83 Hi! Registered User regular
    Also: this guy is a bit of a dildo but he knows his shit when it comes to getting cars very very clean:

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