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i usually spray it with water and then use car soap and put that all over my car then i spray again and i use towels and dry it. Problem is i still see alot of spots . So recently i have been windexing my whole car. It seems to work, is this bad?
 

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I don't think windex is the greatest thing for your paint.

after you wash the car get into the shade, squeegee it with a California Water Blade and wipe the remaining water with a chamois or cotton towel.

The hazars of owning black but I still love it.
 

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you may have to rewax your car again, since the chemicals in the windex may kill it. It never hurts to give it a good wax. ;)
 

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MIKEinTHE323i said:
but windex does make my car look shiny
Use body shine instead, the one made specially for your car. I even never use windex anymore for cleaning the windshield and glass, use Sprayway instead. Ammonia free :thumbup:
 

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Windex is completely fine.........if you want to slowly dull your paint each time you put it on.

A bottle of Windex is like 3 bux. If you're not fired up over the labor of waxing, spend like 2 bux more and at least use Meguiar's Quik Wax. It's easy and sprayable.
 

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Given enough time (effect of UV on effected paint surface), you paint will start showing the negative effects of Windex. How long have you being using windex? hopefully, only a few times!
 

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I've been using Eagle spray wax. After washing your car, spray a small amount on the body panels as you dry the car... very easy, and water seems to bead well after...
 

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Yah I would say thats not such a good idea, but I did just use battery acid on mine the other day, made it look really silver like for some reason :dunno:
 

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hey i have just been washing and waxin my car tonight..i went to those coin places to wash it myself, it was hella cold ..
anyways i did a high pressure soap wash and a high pressure rinse, then tried to dry with this kind of strong paper towel they sell there, it doesnt do a great job..anyway i got home and dried more with regular bounty paper towel, then started waxing...now i thought i washed it pretty good but how come the wax sponge shows up dirty?! i am using Macguires Gold Classic and u knwo that circular sponge that come with it, well its all dirty now after i waxed it... i dont get it did i do something wrong?
 

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Mike, definately no Windex on the car surface....also never use Windex or any product with ammonia on tinted windows!!
Go to Car Care Online for a lot of great info on all this stuff.


 

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