Bug Juice Reviews

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  1. FullClip

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    Last spring I bought some Rain-X windshild washer fluid...worst stuff ever once the sun comes out. Noyjong but a dry haze smear on the outside of the glass. I've changed wipers, scupped the glass with ammonia and newspaper, but now pumping out that orange stuff to make room for the old fashioned blue "blinker fluid".
    Anybody else hate a dirty windshield and got tips how to clean or prevent one??
     
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    I thought the thread was about Kool-Aid.
     

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    I’ve always been told rain x wasn’t good to use.

    I get lots of sap and dirt/ dust on my windshield that the wipers don’t get off from living in the mountains. I use standard spray “glass cleaner” sold at Home Depot or Lowe’s and a soft bristle scrub brush. It gets that off- dunno about rain x
     
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    I always use the cheap blue stuff. Great for washing hands too when water isn't available
     
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    Been using the stuff for years with no issues. Invisible glass is the best spray cleaner I’ve ever used though. Too bad they don’t make a fluid with that stuff.


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    Cup of vinegar in a gallon of water.
     
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    Any glass cleaner used with a scrubie.
     
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    Hi-C Orange FTW! :supergrin:
     
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    Spray Away glass cleaner and a micro fiber cloth. Walmart has it along side Windex spray cleaner. For bugs use a product made by "Griots car care products" that will dissolve bugs on your window and on the front of your vehicle. It is called bug barrier and works great. My motorcycle catches lots of bugs and I religiously use it for that purpose.
     
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    Probably need a new windshield. I thought the sun was out in Maine only a few weeks or so.
     
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    weird. I religiously use the rain x fluid in my heep... er, jeep. it takes care of the love bugs nicely if used swiftly and often.

    if the dodge had a working juice sprayer, as well as wipers, I'd use it in that as well. but it don't. always mean to add it to the squad but never seem to remember. on a related note has anyone noticed how awful the wipers are on the new explorers.... even on full blast they simply can't keep up with a southern summertime downpour. to the point of being dangerous.
     
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    I concur. Both are great products as far as I'm concerned.
     
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    I thought this was a critique of various recipes for purple jesus punch.
     
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    I thought this was going to be about insect repellent.
     
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    Ceramic coat it.
     
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    Some of this 0000 grade steel wool and plain blue Windex will get you back in action. Just soak the windshield and the pad of steel wool, give it a light and even scrubbing, and then give it one more wash with just windex and some paper towels.

    It's best to do it after the sun is down or in a shaded area. The same steps work well on the inside of your windows too.
     
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    Fwimbw, I also add rubbing alcohol to the wiper water tank - I dont precisely measure, but probably 2-3 tbps. on free pour, plus straight vinegar, however many tbps., also free pour, both directly into the water tank to mix with the Walnart generic blue anti-bug washer fluid.
     
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    Speaking of prevention..

    Being lazy, once in a while I hose down the whole car with this stuff.

    Windows, rubber, glass, everything.

    Spray and wipe, but have to wipe a tad more for the glass.

    Almost do not have to use wipers in gentle rains.

    Plus has a pleasing almost black licorice smell to it.

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