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Old 14th July 2006, 18:38   #16
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plus the tobacco method is easier to do while it suddenly starts to pour while on the highways..
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Old 14th July 2006, 19:54   #17
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then during rains it is best to keep a packet of tobacco product and apply it before leaving in morning. that will keep you safe throught out the . so somewhere it has proved useful also.
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Old 14th July 2006, 21:35   #18
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Try rubbing tobacco from a cigarette on your mirrors. Costs less than 3 bucks, almost 100 times cheaper than "Rain X".
Man hope this cigarette is really works coz it really pains me to waste a good smoke, especially when it rains a smoke is the most desired thing
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Old 14th July 2006, 22:41   #19
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OK I'm sorry.. I didnt know we were dealing with the three stooges here... TAKE THE POWDER OUTA THE SACHET.. is that clear enough?
Absolutely clear. Instead of the the detergent its better to add half a sachet of Sampoo in the wind screen washer tank. This will last a lot longer than a rubbing tobacco or detergent.

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Absolutely clear. Instead of the the detergent its better to add half a sachet of Sampoo in the wind screen washer tank. This will last a lot longer than a rubbing tobacco or detergent.
Varun, he's talking about side mirrors. Detergent will cut the the road grime for sure but will come back again. So one needs to do that as and when required.

One issue. Detergent has a bad habit of leaving marks on painted surface.
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Man hope this cigarette is really works coz it really pains me to waste a good smoke, especially when it rains a smoke is the most desired thing

Why you wanna waste a Ciggie for that go to any pan-wala or supari-wala ask him for raw tobacco (tambaku) Buy of Rs. 10 will be more then enough. (not sure bout rates but dirt cheap)
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Ok, on a serious note: Every week use newspaper to clean your front glass (screen). Do it by putting enough water. Indian product like VISTA works fine after cleaning your glasses. My cars behave fine in rain by doing this.

Keep your wiper blades soft and supple. Clean them with soft moist cloth and if need be...apply a mixture of glycerine and water to wipe the grime.

Use the left over mixture (if you've mixed too much) on your freshly scrubbed tyres. Especially on the side walls. You'll get that deep rich black look. Allow it to dry up for couple of hours.
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Why you wanna waste a Ciggie for that go to any pan-wala or supari-wala ask him for raw tobacco (tambaku) Buy of Rs. 10 will be more then enough. (not sure bout rates but dirt cheap)
Priyank sweety..tambaku is wet and unprocessed (read moist) and ciggi tobacco is dry and processed with other elements.
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wow ciggi, that's something new to me will try i out this monsoon !!
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Priyank sweety..tambaku is wet and unprocessed (read moist) and ciggi tobacco is dry and processed with other elements.
Someone told me that works thats why I said. I gotto research more.
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Someone told me that works thats why I said. I gotto research more.
All you need to do is start smoking, from behind the haze will emerge light.
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All you need to do is start smoking, from behind the haze will emerge light.
yeah man agree with u but with a difference u know what i mean hope so
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If your windows are up and AC is not running you will get mist inside. Best way is to use the demist symbol on AC.
As for grime, make sure you mix sunsilk shampoo sache in wiper fluid. So when you do the washing, the wipers will take of the rain grime too.
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All you need to do is start smoking, from behind the haze will emerge light.......................
And a new life. (rebirth)

so long....
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If your windows are up and AC is not running you will get mist inside. Best way is to use the demist symbol on AC.
As for grime, make sure you mix sunsilk shampoo sache in wiper fluid. So when you do the washing, the wipers will take of the rain grime too.
Thats absolutely right!! Use the demist for defogging the front windows and wind shield!! Always worked for me.

As for the tobacco, I prefer to light it than waste it on the windshield
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