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Can anyone recommend a polish or product that can be used to polish minor scratches and stone chips to my front windscreen
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Hal's do a fine windscreen cutting/polishing material, but doubt that will remove scratches and chips.:
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Do NOT try and polish your windscreen. You will ruin it. Leave it to the pros.
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Never polish your screen, your wipers will drag.
If you want a bit of gleam, try using your polishing off cloth after waxing. Works better than anything and is free!
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sure autoglym to a glass polish mate
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Planet polish do a windscreen polishing kit which removes minor scrathes, I rate it very highly. Word of caution, keep feeling the windscreen because excessive heart will ruin it. I'll get a link to it later.
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Ive used T-Cut on my old warhorse.

It does get a lot of the marks off (they aren't actually chips or grazes.. just blasted-on bits of grit and dirt) and it makes the glass smoother, so the wipers actually work better.

Be sure to clean off all residue. Use a regular household window cleaner (e.g. Mr Muscle) on the glass after the polish, to make sure the glass is spotless. T-Cut doesn't mix well with water.

There's no adverse effect on the clarity of the glass.


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Originally Posted by Ralf S. View Post
Use a regular household window cleaner (e.g. Mr Muscle) on the glass after the polish, to make sure the glass is spotless.
No, this causes smears due to the silicone content.

Planet polish scratch repair kit

Glass Scratch Repair [PP0006] - £13.99 : Planet Polish, A World of Difference

Planet polish chip repair kit (I haven't tried this)

Windscreen Chip Repair [PP0025] - £7.49 : Planet Polish, A World of Difference
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I've found claying the windscreen, with the clay that's
a bit too used for paintwork, gives pretty good results
especially with baked on resin/sap.
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Mr.Muscle glass cleaner contains silicone? Wasn't aware of that.

Virtually nowt' will remove deepish scratches, and the same applies to chips. Nilglass is one of the best glass cleaners, good enough for a housewifes inspection after installation of DG who is looking for the slightest smearing? Anglian and Everest??
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Originally Posted by zulu ferret View Post
Mr.Muscle glass cleaner contains silicone? Wasn't aware of that.
Neither was I until I read it on Detailing world, it makes sense though because most household polishes (mr sheen etc) use silicone to give a "just cleaned" shine.

I forgot to add that some people have told me that windowlene is good on car glass. I use Gtechnig G4, it's fairly cheap for a dedicated glass polish.
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I used to use Simoniz chrome cleaner, bit like T-cut, I think it had an abrasive quality that worked on minor scratches on glass.
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I never had a problem with smears on the glass after a session with Mr Muscle...

If you're worried, you can just wash the car and chammy the windscreen.. whatever.. it's the T-Cut that's the answer to the original question.

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One of the only AG products I use is their glass polish. Very good for removing trafic film and blemishes but it's not going to remove chips and scratches.
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One of the only AG products I use is their glass polish. Very good for removing trafic film and blemishes but it's not going to remove chips and scratches.
I was just gonna say the same mate.
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I'm not sure if this is available to the public but screen 'pit-fill' is the only thing to sort the tiny surface chips. You apply the resin to the screen, cover it with screen film and then let it cure with UV light, the excess resin is then scapped off using a new razor blade. For best results with regards to cleaning the screen though is like Nev described and that's by using clay, any stubborn 'baked on' marks will respond to a going over with a blade too. As far as scratch removal goes though i believe this was banned on windscreens due to distorting the screen. I am in the refurb business and we are not allowed to use this method. Hope this helps.
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I have this which is great to use on paint but also meant to be excellent on glass......not bothered to try it on the glass myself yet though -

Clearkote Moose Wax Hand Glaze
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