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Old 02-03-2009, 02:11 AM   #1
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2004 STI stg2 93oct
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Default really stuck on water spots in mirrors???

My mirrors on my 04 sti seem to be stained with water spots. Ive used stoner cleaner...windex...water+vinegar...numerous others and yet they remain as soon as the mirrors dry. Does anyone have a special cleaner or formula to get rid of these annoying spots on ur outside mirrors?
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Old 02-03-2009, 01:39 PM   #2
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When I had hard water spots on my windshield and side mirrors, I used Bar Keepers Friend. It worked wonders. It is very abrasive though so try to avoid the paint.
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Old 02-03-2009, 02:18 PM   #3
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DON'T use too abrasive material on the mirrors, they're not tempered glass, so they're suprisingly soft. There is a product called Diamondite that is specifically for this and is available from www.autogeek.net or www.diamondite.com
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:35 AM   #4
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I use this stuff called jewelry polish. It's blue, and almost like a windex. Just use a wax buffing pad, and go to town rinse off when you're done. Works great
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Old 02-22-2009, 01:21 PM   #5
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Not sure about on the mirror, but when I had spots like this on my windows and windshield, I used a claybar and it worked well.
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:22 PM   #6
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I also used a clay bar... It worked ok, I hear that rainx and a good buff works.
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