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    Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    Both of my side mirrors have water-spots on them. I tried cleaning it with Glass Concentrate, and claying it as well. I still can't remove it! Are there any ways to remove these spots, by HAND? Thanks!

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    What products have you used besides clay and glass cleaner. Have you tried scratch-x or ultimate compound? Claying will generally not remove a defect. Claying will clean the paint to get it ready for defect removal and protecting.

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    I do have DC1, ScratchX 2.0, Swirl Remover 2.0 and SwirlX. I tried DC1 already, with High-Tech pad. No success.

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    Where you using those products by hand or with a tool?

    If I'm not mistaken, the side mirrors have a glass coating in front of the reflective mirror portion, thus you're essentially dealing with glass.


    Might need to follow the directions in the "Glass Polishing... deep cleaning " thread.

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    Are we discussing the glass side, or the painted shell?
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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    Rub the glass with some pure vinegar on a cloth or microfibre,that will remove the waterspots on the glass !

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    Quote Originally Posted by Murr1525 View Post
    Are we discussing the glass side, or the painted shell?
    I didn't think of that.........

    Are you talking about the glass itself or the outer painted shell?

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    I assume he means the glass itself because he tried to remove the waterspots with Glass Concentrate,you would'nt use that on laquer would you ?

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    Re: Removing water-spots from side mirrors (by hand)

    I'd try a little chrome polish.
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