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What is the best way to deal with removing water spots? The spots are not from car washing. I have to park near the sprinklers at work, and my car

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Old 11-16-2009, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What is the best way to deal with removing water spots? The spots are not from car washing. I have to park near the sprinklers at work, and my car gets wet at night.
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Old 11-16-2009, 08:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try to avoid that area from now on if you can.

When I get water spots on the black parts of my Z I just give them a chance to dry out for a day, they wipe right off with spray detailer the next day.

Or you can just give it a little waxin'
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Dura Gloss Pre Cleaner no 2

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Claybar and QD. If that doesn't work polish.
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seriously look into the Dura Gloss Pre Cleaner no 2.

its a one step process...

i wouldnt steer you wrong...
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that stuff is polish. if you use soft clay it wont remove your clear but remove contaminants.

rule of thumb for detailing is to use the least abrasive tools first.
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that stuff is polish. if you use soft clay it wont remove your clear but remove contaminants.

rule of thumb for detailing is to use the least abrasive tools first.


I would definitely try claybar first.
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doesnt matter...

dura gloss removes water etching spots...plain and simple
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I use Meguiar's quik detailer. $4 at walmart and is great in between washes/waxes. Keep that and a terry cloth in my car with me.
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your first problem is that you are probably using hard water to wash your car. we both live in south texas..... you need soft water!
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he mentioned on his first post that he needs to park near sprinklers and gets wet at night.... (?)
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For a minute I thought this thread was titled "Water Sports" must be my dirty mind playing tricks on me.

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doesnt matter...

dura gloss removes water etching spots...plain and simple
So does sand paper.

Think that's what kenchan was getting at when he said use the least abrasive tools first.
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So does sand paper.

Think that's what kenchan was getting at when he said use the least abrasive tools first.
Duragloss PreCleaner #652 polishes your vehicle to a bright, smooth shine in preparation for the application of wax. The special abrasives level the edges of swirls and scratches, and remove water spots to create a smooth, uniform shine.

Then apply your favorite wax!
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doesnt matter...

dura gloss removes water etching spots...plain and simple
Is this a "polish" type of compound, contains abrasives? Or is it a chemical compound?
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