Sort of AD related - Glass repellents

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devonutopia
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Re: Sort of AD related - Glass repellents

Postby devonutopia » Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:50 pm

TripleS wrote:I did hear of one relevant product, but as the makers support an organisation that does not enjoy our universal approval, I'll keep quiet about it.


Does it end in X ? :lol:

The stuff I have isn't really something you can put in a sample. Much like Nick above says Ombrello is essentially the same thing, and looks the same too. It's just a small caplet containing about 10 / 15ml of the agent which is spread over the glass in one go via the pad on the caplet. :)

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Re: Sort of AD related - Glass repellents

Postby SeanP » Sun Nov 15, 2015 4:32 am

Been applying RainX for a few years - to all windows and external mirrors. Works a treat.

However, as I was about to buy some screen-wash concentrate - I think I'll try this Prestone stuff - killing two birds with one stone; though will still use RainX on the side & rear windows :)

Always tempted, but never sure if it is safe to apply such products to the (plastic) lights - to keep them clear too?

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Re: Sort of AD related - Glass repellents

Postby Horse » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:13 am

IIRC RainX is petrol-based, but there is a 'plastic' version available.
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Re: Sort of AD related - Glass repellents

Postby kfae8959 » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:36 am

Horse wrote:IIRC RainX is petrol-based


The solvent smells more like alcohol to me - ispopropanol, perhaps?

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