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Old 29th May 2006, 13:25   #31
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Correct me if iam wrong. But I experienced something peculiar but true for me..

I have tried many positions in my OHC to avoid glares and get better road view in nights. I found that the seat height adjustment adds little value to this.. Now if I were to duck my head slightly lower or recliner down.. i found that the road visiblility is better..

It may be the angle iam viewing thru the windshield.

Apart from this I take continous care or washing windshield with tap water and rubbing with newspaper..


Could you suggest which would be the best make windshield .. in case i change it

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Correct me if iam wrong. But I experienced something peculiar but true for me..

Apart from this I take continous care or washing windshield with tap water and rubbing with newspaper..

Could you suggest which would be the best make windshield .. in case i change it

Never ever use a Newspaper to clean the windscreen. This is like a fine sandpaper and will leave micro fine scratches on the surface.

If you want to reduce the glare further use V-kool on the front glass and you will see amazing results. An expensive option, nevertheless

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Old 30th May 2006, 13:28   #33
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use V-kool on the front glass and you will see amazing results. An expensive option, nevertheless
How much does V-kool cost? and how to identify if is original / duplicate?
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Old 30th May 2006, 15:36   #34
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Never ever use a Newspaper to clean the windscreen. This is like a fine sandpaper and will leave micro fine scratches on the surface.

If you want to reduce the glare further use V-kool on the front glass and you will see amazing results. An expensive option, nevertheless

So long....
Well, Didn't know this. Anyway I use the soft tissue all the time. I used to avoid newspaper becaus ethey make my hands dirty.

BTW, doesn't V-kool reduce visibility?
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Old 6th June 2006, 11:04   #35
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Anyone know where I can get Bosch wipers in NOIDA (or Delhi)? I went to all the auto shops (spare parts and accessories) in NOIDA and everyone had only Syndicate.

HELP!

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Try PRIL wash. Wipe it dry with newspaper (don't use colour newsprint) Cheaper the newspaper,better
Newspaper is nothing but a super fine Emery paper.Over a period of time it would leave micro fine scratches on the wind screen and increase the glare. Instead, use a soft tissue but make sure it is damp. For economic reasons, a damp newspaper can be used for cleaning household glass panes but never on the front and rear car Glasses.

I have added another 2 windscreen washer nozzles on my car. I use it very frequently and this has preserved the front windscreen from those nasty scratches.

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Old 8th October 2008, 18:23   #37
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Don't know if i should post it here or in 'Oil stains on glass..'
I noticed that i didn't see the stains untill there was rain / water on the windscreen and after using the wiper it was a blinding exp.
This'll work. It's gonna sound stupid but it worked for me.
I poured a cold 500ml bottle of COKE yup! on the windscreen. (stop laughing)
Every spot of oil, grime dot dot dot just disappeared.
Pour on windscreen, wait 2 mins and use wipers. Maybe a lil extra water from inhouse (windscreen spray) on the final wipes.
Dont know anything about side effects but it sure helped me a long way on a rainy night with 180kms left. Not to mention how that OHC has a way to amplify this problem.

Mods dont shift this to the Joke thread
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A small 200 ml bottle of Colin spray is very useful if removing grime off the windeshield.

Also, you could try a glass cleaner foam (comes in a compressed can) available in My Dollar Store. This leaves the glass sparkling and can be used to clean the plastic lens of the headlights as well.
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Don't know if i should post it here or in 'Oil stains on glass..'
I poured a cold 500ml bottle of COKE yup! on the windscreen. (stop laughing)
Every spot of oil, grime dot dot dot just disappeared.
Man! Thats some innovation. But good it worked.
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I poured a cold 500ml bottle of COKE yup! on the windscreen. (stop laughing)
Every spot of oil, grime dot dot dot just disappeared.
Hi,

I've also been told that you can use coke & pepsi to shine your cars tyres as well. Have never tried it though.

Funny how we drink this same stuff

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Hi,

I've also been told that you can use coke & pepsi to shine your cars tyres as well. Have never tried it though.

Funny how we drink this same stuff

Cheers,

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you remember the pesticide allegation? they probably saw folks doing stuff like this ! I mean, spray tyres, windscreens, maybe a few plants..
I remember a friend who poured coke on his windscreen and his appalled Dad - told him to take a mouthful and spray it out for a better spread LOL
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There is a lot on info on how to clean the windscreen in
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...-required.html (Foggy/Misty windshield-urgent help required)
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Guess the autowallah approach of Soggy-Tobacco-from-mouth-to windscreen is quite popular too.
Gross to the core!
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